Sweetwater Plumbing Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

3 Reasons to Treat Leaks Seriously

Monday, September 19th, 2022
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Not every leak is going to produce a spray of water that douses an entire wall and soaks it through. With that said though, this doesn’t mean that you are going to want to leave a leak untouched for an extended period of time. What’s more, you want to find a suspected leak ASAP too.

If you aren’t able to address a leaking pipe early on, it is going to rapidly cause problems for your home. But how bad are those issues likely to be really? We can explain this and more below.

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How to Reduce the Chances of Drain Damage

Monday, September 5th, 2022
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Imagine having to be without the use of your drainage system for a day or, worse, for a week. Imagining this situation probably has you researching hotels to stay at. The reality is that losing the reliability of your drain pipes for an extended period really means that you can’t use any aspect of your plumbing system until the issue is resolved.

That’s where our team comes in. You can reach out to us if and when you recognize something is wrong with your drains. Our experts will arrive with the knowledge needed to diagnose and solve the problem.

We don’t stop there though. Let’s work together to figure out how to keep these problems to a minimum!

Read on to discover how to keep your drains healthier for longer periods of time. And just keep our info handy for the day when you do need a prompt drain repair in Montclair, CA.

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3 Indicators of a Slab Leak

Monday, July 25th, 2022
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Calfornia is in its seemingly endless drought. This is nothing necessarily new for us. However, it is good to remember that we need to do everything we can to use less water. And using less also means wasting less too.

We know that very few people try to waste water around here. However, your household might be letting water go to waste right now without you even knowing it. How? Through a leak! Unseen leaks are some of the biggest water wasters ever, losing hundreds of gallons a day.

A slab leak is especially tricky because it is one of the hardest leaks to detect. This makes it one of the worst kinds of leaks too because it often wastes water for months before it is detected.

Are you wondering if you may have a slab leak? Watch out for these 3 indicators that you have a slab leak under your home so you can call an expert plumber in Santa Ana to get it located and fixed fast.

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6 Water Saving Tips To Consider This Summer

Monday, June 27th, 2022
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California is knee-deep in another drought season which means it is all hands on deck to reduce water use. We know that most people have become pros at minimizing their water use. But is there more that we can do? There might be!

We are locals too which means we are on board with reducing water use. To help, we’ve compiled a list of things that you may not have thought of to help lower your water use.

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Stopped Toilet? Call For Emergency Plumbing

Monday, June 13th, 2022
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Your toilet is going to be pretty vital to your day-to-day life. Most of us don’t exactly have the option to set up an outhouse in the backyard. Imagine having to walk or drive several minutes to get to the nearest toilet if yours going out of order. It certainly wouldn’t be comfortable let alone convenient.

If you have a toilet that is malfunctioning, it is worth a call to our experts for 24-hour plumbing in Ontario, CA. Believe it or not, being without access to a viable toilet system is actually considered an emergency! We’ll walk you through the steps of what you need to know.

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Tips To Kept Drains Clog-Free

Monday, April 18th, 2022
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Imagine what life would be like without the full use of your drains. Your kitchen sink would be useless and your indoor plumbing wouldn’t really offer much benefits. The drains are often the least thought about but they are vital to your plumbing system overall.

Now, we say that drains are the least thought about BUT this statement changes when your encounter a clogged drain. Especially when the clog is a stubborn one. Suddenly, rather than never thinking about your drains, this set of pipes is all you can think about.

The best piece of advice we can give you to deal with a clogged drain in Santa Ana, CA is to have a professional come help clear the problem up. Along with this, we’d like to give you some tips on how to keep clogs to a minimum.

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A Slab Leak Requires Immediate Action

Monday, April 4th, 2022
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Leaking pipes are never fun to discover or to deal with. We aren’t here to change your mind about that. However, what we do want to impress upon you is that a particular type of leak, the slab leak, is something that should be dealt with as quickly as possible. This is what emergency services are for.

Slab leaks are dangerous due to where they are, more than what they are. These leaks can lead to extreme problems in your home and are well worth a call for 24-hour plumbing in Santa Ana to get your repairs underway.

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Is It Time For Repiping?

Monday, March 21st, 2022

pipes-corrodedThere are plenty of projects we are sure that you are hoping to have taken care of this spring. Maybe you are hoping to repaint or even update some of your plumbing fixtures. But before you start on any of these “cosmetic” changes, we’d like to ask you about what’s going on behind your walls.

If you live in a home that is on the older side, even if it seems like it is in good condition, there is a chance that the pipes that serve everyone in the house area are ready to retire. Piping that is over a certain age or from a certain era is going to wear out at some point which means you will need help with repiping in Ontario.

Not sure if this applies to you? Read on to learn more and see if you need to talk to a professional about repiping rather than pipe repair this season.

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Save Water With These Bathroom Upgrades

Monday, February 7th, 2022

bathtimeYour home should be a haven for you to enjoy and relax in. Within your home, your bathroom can also be a place that is especially relaxing. Your bathroom is also someplace that accounts for a  large majority of your water usage. From flushing the toilet to showering to brushing your teeth, there is a lot of water that is used in this part of the house. So how do you keep your usage to a minimum?

Thankfully, we don’t just live in an era that provides us with effective hot water heaters. We also live in an era that actively looks for ways to save! There are multiple new bathroom appliances and systems that can help you save water and money.

If you are about to leap into bathroom remodeling in Ontario, CA make sure to check out these water (and cash) saving upgrades!

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The Benefits of Going With Trenchless Technology

Monday, January 24th, 2022

You finally have your front yard exactly the way you want it. The stepping stones are perfectly placed, the pathway lights are working, and all the plants are thriving. Your yard is your little slice of paradise now and ready to be enjoyed when the weather warms up later in the year.

Time to rip it all up!

Wait, what?

Sadly, if you have a sewer line problem, this may be the situation that you end up being faced with. That is, you might unless you look for a team that uses trenchless technology to get the job done.

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