Sweetwater Plumbing Blog : Archive for November, 2017

There’s Never a Better Time for Drain Cleaning!

Monday, November 20th, 2017

hydro-jetting-cleaning-pipe-diagramIn our last blog, we offered some cautions about how to protect your kitchen plumbing during Thanksgiving. Plumbers are often busy on the day after Thanksgiving handling trouble with clogged drains and broken garbage disposals, but if you follow our advice you should be free to enjoy time with your family over the weekend.

We’re putting this post up a few days before Thanksgiving, and it’s the right time for another reminder: scheduling routine drain cleaning. There is no better time of the year to have this service done for your home, whether you get it done right before Thanksgiving or in the days immediately after.

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Some Friendly Reminders about Your Plumbing This Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

thanksgiving-cornucopiaThanksgiving is often one of the busiest work periods for professional plumbers. With the amount of cooking and cleaning and disposal of food that happens in kitchens around this time of the year, clogs and busted garbage disposals are extremely common repair jobs. However, most of these problems can be avoided by taking the right precautions.

We’re always here to help you whenever you need emergency plumbing in Fullerton, CA or elsewhere in our wide service area throughout Southern California. However, we understand that you don’t want to spend time away from your family having to deal with a plumbing trouble. Below are some tips that will help you take good care of your kitchen plumbing at this time of the year.

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Do Automatic Shut-Off Valves Really Work?

Monday, November 6th, 2017

home-floodingYour house may already have an automatic shut-off valve for its plumbing and you may not even know about it. If you find out that you don’t have one (and you can always ask one of our plumbers to check on this for you) then we strongly recommend you arrange for the installation of an automatic shut-off valve in Ontario, CA or wherever your home is in Southern California.

An automatic shut-off valve is an important way to stop flooding in your home due to a major plumbing accident. Having an automatic shut-off valve in place will give you important peace of mind about your home whenever you leave it empty, whether for the day or for when you go on extended vacation. An emergency shut-off valve is helpful even if you are home: in case of a sudden broken faucet and water spilling everywhere, you won’t have to dash to find and turn the manual shut-off valve: the automatic system will take care of it for you.

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