Sweetwater Plumbing Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Chino’

Tree Roots and Your Water Line

Monday, October 17th, 2016

The water line is one of the essential parts of your home’s plumbing system. Without it, you don’t have freshwater coming in from the municipal system and to your faucets and appliances. Water lines are built to last for decades, but they’re still susceptible to damage from a number of sources. One of them is from tree roots that burrow down into the pipe, leading to blocking the line or causing it to break.

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How Can I Know I Have a Slab Leak?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Slab leaks are one of the most difficult of all residential plumbing problems to find and fix. These are leaks that occur down within the concrete foundation of a house, either in the cold water or hot water pipes. (80% occur in hot water pipes.) These leaks waste large amounts of water and can lead to building damage—but since they are located under concrete, they are difficult to notice at first. How can you tell that you have a slab leak so you can call on professional plumbers to fix it? Below is a short guide to some of the more common warning signs of a slab leak:

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