Things to Consider When Upgrading from Tank to Tankless Water Heaters

September 19, 2020

If you’re considering upgrading your water heater from a tank to a tankless model, there are a few things to know. Tankless water heaters have advantages over tank water heaters, but they do have some disadvantages as well. The Problem With Tank Water Heaters A tank water heater typically holds 30 to 50 gallons. It takes a lot of energy to keep the water inside hot, yet you’ll rarely use all of it. A lot of the energy is therefore wasted, so your utility bills are unnecessarily higher than they could otherwise be. Tankless Water Heater Advantages A tankless water...

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Tips for Dealing With Cloudy Water

August 18, 2020

There are few things more refreshing than a clear, cool glass of water on a hot day in Ramona. If you fill your glass and find that the water is cloudy, though, this can certainly give you pause before you slake your thirst. Fortunately, most cloudy water isn’t harmful, meaning that no extra measures need to be taken. Just to be on the safe side, though, the plumbing experts at offer these tips to help solve your cloudy-water problems. Air in the Water In a majority of cases, cloudy water is caused by tiny air bubbles that have formed in...

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Plumbing Issues that Should Be Left to the Professionals

July 15, 2020

It’s tempting to think about doing plumbing services on your own. There are some projects, though, where you could cost yourself a lot of money by trying to do them yourself. Here are some plumbing services that require a licensed plumber. Fixing a Blocked Sewer Line A blocked sewer line is absolutely not something you can fix yourself. Even if you dig down to the right spot where it’s blocked, you need specialized equipment to handle the problem. If this problem isn’t handled correctly, it can result in sewage pouring out of all your home’s drains and toilets. Water Heater...

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How Often You Should Have A Plumbing Inspection

June 16, 2020

Scheduling a plumbing inspection on a regular basis is a great way to stay proactive and prevent future problems. Many times these inspections can fix a small issue before it turns into a much larger problem. Typically, it is a good idea to schedule a plumbing inspection every two years, but you may need to schedule an inspection more often due to various circumstances. Here are a few of the main reasons why you need to schedule a plumbing inspection. 1. You Have an Older Home A plumbing inspection is especially important if you live in an older home that...

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Habits That Can Ruin Your Drains

May 13, 2020

Perhaps you routinely dump leftovers into the garbage disposal. Maybe a member of your household flushes wipes or feminine hygiene products down the toilet. These and many more activities could ruin your home’s drains. Keep in mind these other habits could also cause damage to your home’s plumbing. Using Your Toilet as a Trash Can Using your toilet as at trash can is a sure pathway to ruining your drain pipe. Even flushing a diaper or feminine hygiene product just one time could cause a blocked drain. Other things that should never get flushed include condoms, cotton balls, plastic packaging,...

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What are the Benefits of a Water Softener?

April 16, 2020

Hard water can be more of a problem than many people realize. The minerals in your water could be causing buildup in your pipes as well as in your fixtures and appliances. Hard water can even be bad for your skin. A water softener uses a process known as ion exchange to remove the minerals from your water before it travels through the pipes. If you are concerned about hard water in your home, consider these benefits of having a water softener. 1. Save Money Hard water buildup can lead to a lot of extra cost for you. The minerals...

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Common Plumbing Issues People Try To Fix But Shouldn’t

March 17, 2020

Plumbing issues are extremely common, but that doesn’t mean they’re easy to fix on your own. When your toilet starts running or your kitchen sink stops draining, you may have the urge to try to fix it by yourself. However, what many homeowners don’t realize is that their home’s plumbing system is incredibly complex and not easy to repair if you don’t have the right training. That’s where we come in! provides fast, reliable plumbing repairs to homeowners in Ramona, CA. Here are the top three common plumbing issues you may experience but shouldn’t try to fix on your own....

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How To Light The Pilot Light on Your Hot Water Heater

February 13, 2020

In this article, we’re going to help you light the pilot light on your hot water heater. This could come in handy if you suddenly get stuck with only cold water coming from the faucet. Before lighting the pilot light, you have to do is determine if your hot water heater is manual or automatic. Determining the Type of Hot Water Heater You Have Your hot water heater is manual if it does not have an “ignition” button. If it does have the button, it is automatic. The ignition button would be a small button located next to the “On/Off/Pilot”...

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How Long Does It Take to Become a Licensed Plumber?

January 7, 2020

Licensed plumbers typically have job security as well as the ability to make $50,000 a year or more in salary. However, it can take several years to earn a license. The exact number of years it takes to achieve that goal depends on the program you enroll in and what level of training you want. The Requirements to Enter Trade School or an Apprenticeship Program As a general rule, you will need to have your high school diploma or GED before you can enter a trade school or an apprenticeship. Adult learners who are seeking a GED may be able...

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How to Protect Your Bathroom Drains

December 18, 2019

Many clogged drain problems could have been prevented with the right knowledge of maintaining bathroom drains. Our company wants to help people keep their plumbing in good condition. Here are four important things to do to prevent problems with your bathroom drains. 1. Use a Water Softener A whole-home water softener prevents mineral buildup. When minerals accumulate in your sink and drain, it can weaken water pressure and get into the pipes. Mineral buildup also looks unsightly. has water softeners available for residents of Ramona, CA, and the surrounding areas. We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau,...

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