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Plumbing Advice And Concerns For The Inland Empire In 2022

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The Inland Empire is booming! In areas like Murrieta, Temecula, and Menifee, homes are getting built in large numbers. Apartments have sprung up wherever they can find space. As a result, tradespeople are in great demand, including plumbers. Let me give you a little plumbing advice for those young people that would rather forgo college; there has never been a better time to become a plumber than the present. Good plumbers are in high demand, and that demand is growing.

the Best Plumbing Advice Is To Replace Old Water Guzzling Faucets And Shower Heads

To start, we’ll address California’s residential and commercial plumbing concerns for 2022. Water is the number one concern in the Inland Empire. Residents of the Inland Empire – we need to retrofit our homes with low-flow shower heads, faucets, and toilets. Another bit of plumbing advice, no one should have a toilet that uses more than 1.6 gallons per flush (GPF), preferably 1.28 GPF. The average person uses 80 – 100 gallons of water per day, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). We are in the midst of a terrible drought, and with 40 million people in California, we need to conserve wherever we can to do our part.

Retrofitting your home with products with the WaterSense label will save a homeowner hundreds of dollars over a few years. Furthermore, these products don’t have to break the bank by replacing old water-guzzling faucets and shower heads. You’ll conserve our water and save money–––what could be better than that? 

Plumbing Advice - use low flow shower heads and faucets

Plumbing Industry Predicted To Grow 16% By 2026

While the plumbing industry is booming in the Inland Empire, we don’t have enough quality plumbers, and it’s only getting worse. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the plumbing industry will grow by 16 percent from 2016 to 2026. While there were 470,000 plumbers in the US in 2016, only 2.3% of those were women. We can expect to see more women expanding their horizons and becoming plumbers. In addition, the population in California has grown by 20,000,000 since 1970. New homes, shopping centers, malls, schools, and hospitals are sweeping across California’s landscape, and they all will need the assistance of a plumber at some point.

Plumbing Advice We Need More Woman Plumbers

We Need To Find Ways To Educate The Public On The Latest Products 

In 2022, plumbing companies need to find ways to educate homeowners on the latest plumbing products and services. For example, some households still don’t know what a tankless water heater is. Some never heard of hydro jetting or trenchless sewer lines. Our storage tank heaters have seen great advancements in technology. Because they are unaware of the latest advancements, we go down to our local home center and buy something off the shelf. If you’re ready to make a plumbing purchase, consult with your Big B’s Plumbing professional. 

Trenchless Sewer Lines Will Become More Common To Homeowners

Trenchless technology will become more common for homeowners. Unfortunately, most homeowners don’t know what a trenchless sewer line is. The technology began here in the US in 1976 but didn’t pick up steam until the early 1990s. The trenchless sewer line can repair a sewer line without disturbing much of the landscape. The process uses a resin-saturated felt tube that’s pulled in place. The new sewer line is expected to last 50 – 100 years or longer. 

More Advancements In Water Heaters

Expect more water heater technology advancements, including solar, tankless, storage tank heaters, electric, and hybrid water heaters. Some consumers want the latest technology, regardless of cost, while others look for value. Regardless of the reasons, there is one emerging trend. They’re all more conscious of the environmental impact they will have on the environment. Most consumers have a basic understanding of greenhouse gasses and will take their concerns for the environment into consideration when making a water heater purchase.

Did you know those water heaters built today are as much as 34% more energy efficient than heaters built ten years ago? So, while it’s not a reason to go out and make a purchase, it is good to know if you’re ever on the fence when deciding to replace your old heater. 

New Advancements In Bradford White Water Heaters

Big B’s Plumbing carries the complete line of storage tank heaters, and here are some of the latest features:

  • Flame arrestor technology will prevent the ignition of combustible vapor outside your tank and keeps your family safe.
  • Hydrojet® Total Performance System will reduce sentiment, improve performance, and extend your water heater’s life.
  • Vitraglas® tank lining has exclusive protection against harmful corrosion
  • Icon System™, our smart gas control, provides enhanced operation and improved diagnostics
Plumbing advice buy a Bradford White water heater when the time comes

Drain Cleaning Advancements Are Here To Stay

Drain cleaning advancements have already changed the way we clean drains. For example, with the advancements in hydro jetting technology, no clogged drain gets left behind, including tree roots. Hydro jetting is the method of using high-pressure blasts of water to dislodge clogged drains. Another plumbing concern is that technologies are moving faster than most can keep up with. Still, at Big B’s Plumbing, we educate ourselves on the latest plumbing products and developments. 

Get Rid Of The Old Pipes In Your Home

Another concern is the galvanized pipes used in home construction from the late 1800s until early 1960. After that, copper became the pipe of choice. While very reliable, their average life span is 47 years, and most of those homes that have them have far exceeded that timeframe. As a result, steel pipes begin to corrode from the inside out and start leaking. Delaying the repiping of your house could have serious consequences, such as property damage caused by a water leak. 

Get The Service You Deserve!

When you need a top-notch plumbing company in the Inland Empire, Big B’s Plumbing has you covered. We’re an A+ rated plumbing company with the BBB. With over 1000 first-rate reviews, check us out on Yelp!, Google My Business, and Facebook. Whenever you need plumbing advice, call Big B’s Plumbing.  

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My name is Brandon Mageno. I'm the founder, President, and CEO of Big B's Plumbing Company. As the founder, I never thought about being average or good. My passion for being the best plumbing company in Southern California has always been the same. Providing plumbing services to this great county is simply in my DNA. Nothing makes me happier than to see a satisfied customer. Learn More About Us

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