Tips to Hire a Professional Plumbing Company

February 19, 2019

When you need the services of a plumber, it is extremely important to make sure that you work with an experienced and reliable professional. Many people, unfortunately, try to cut costs by hiring new or inexperienced plumbers because plumbing services can be quite expensive. Failing to hire a trained and skilled professional can lead to more problems that require constant repairs, which ends up costing you even more in the long run. To make sure that you hire the best professional plumbing company, search online for plumbing services in Poway, and you will find the top companies in your area...

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Your Outdoor Shower Installation Needs

February 16, 2019

When it comes to installing an outdoor shower on your property, the equipment you’ll need will depend upon how extensive you want it to be. Having a good idea from the outset of your project will make it easier to do it yourself or communicate to plumbing professionals what your needs are. As one of the leading Poway plumbing companies, the team from Marklein Plumbing has helped many residents install their very own outdoor shower plumbing. Here we’ve collected some of our experience to help make the installation process easier on you, so take a look. 1. Location The simplest...

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Fixing Emergency Shut-Off Valves

February 13, 2019

Emergency shut-off valves are located beneath your toilets and sinks and are responsible for supplying water to fixtures. If you need to shut off water to leaking drains or facets until repairs are possible, they are a great option that can give you time before you receive professional help from our Marklein Plumbing services in Poway. But they can also deteriorate and require maintenance – when this happens, our experts are here to help. Stuck Valves Emergency shut-off valves are not used frequently. For this reason, they can become frozen into the open position or stuck in the closed position....

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How to Avoid Clogged Drains

February 10, 2019

Most clogged drains can be avoided. Although many people believe that their drains can handle anything, they can easily become overworked and clogged with scraps of food. As a trusted Poway plumbing company, our team at Marklein Plumbing explores a few tips to avoid clogging your drains and keeping them in peak shape. Clogged Toilets Toilets typically use about 1.28 gallons per flush, which is less than the old days. And now that less water is being used, older homes with worn drain pipes are much more susceptible to damage and clogs. To avoid this, flush the toilet several times...

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How To Prevent Plumbing Issues Before A Summer Vacation

February 7, 2019

Summer vacations are meant to be full of fun as you take a much-needed break from work. However, many people return home to plumbing emergencies and must contact one of the Poway plumbing companies for immediate assistance. You can avoid this dire scenario by following this simple checklist. 1. Turn Off the Main Water Valve The first step in preventing an emergency plumbing situation while you are away is to turn off the main water valve for your house. Turning off the main water valve can prevent any leaks in the house that can cause significant damage while you are...

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The Top 4 Most Common Emergency Shut-Off Valves

February 4, 2019

A leaking or corroded emergency shut-off valve can cause significant problems for your home, and it is important to have it inspected and possibly replaced by qualified plumbing services in Rancho Bernardo before it can cause considerable water damage. Marklein Plumbing specializes in a wide range of plumbing services and can help you locate an emergency shut-off valve for needed repairs or a plumbing emergency. Every appliance and fixture in your home should have an emergency shut-off valve close by and here are the four most common emergency shut-off valves. 1. Main Service Shut-Off Valve The main service shut-off valve...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Plumbing

February 1, 2019

While many homeowners pride themselves on being able to tackle almost any repair job, plumbing or otherwise, there are times when it’s best to leave the work to the pros. Poway plumbing companies have the tools, training, and resources to make quick work of most plumbing repairs. Remember the Do’s If you plan on taking care of your plumbing problems on your own, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Do Be As Safe As Possible – Don’t risk an injury! If it looks like an accident waiting to happen, call a professional! Do Your Research –...

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Common Causes Of Drain Blockage

January 27, 2019

Clogs in your drains can be a real pain to get rid of, especially if they are deep within the pipes. Professionals who work for plumbing services in Rancho Bernardo can get to those deep clogs in a short period of time without using the harsh drainers cleaners that are sold in stores. A clog can occur in almost any area of your plumbing. Trying to find it and deal with it yourself may cause you more frustration than you need. Causes of Clogs A clog can occur anywhere within your system. Inside clogs can be the result of flushable...

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5 Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Summer

January 24, 2019

Your plumbing requires year-round care to ensure it performs to your expectations. So, it’s important you work with plumbing services teams in Rancho Bernardo to discover more about the latest maintenance steps. In this latest post, our expert team highlights our five summer maintenance tips for optimal plumbing performance. 1. Check the hot water heater With the hot water heater no longer being used in the summertime, it’s the ideal point in the year to consider systems maintenance. Make sure that you review the hot water system and drain it to ensure water isn’t leaking. You might also consider professional...

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What to Ask Your Plumber

January 21, 2019

In choosing plumbing companies in Poway you must take the time to research their service and find out more about the type of work required in your home. Our team at Marklein Plumbing has experience in the plumbing marketplace, and in this latest post, we’re exploring the questions to ask Poway plumbing companies before and after your service. Before the Service Before you agree to plumbing work, ensure you receive answers to these questions: How much will the service cost? Make sure you know the total cost of the service. The quote provided by a plumbing company in Poway should...

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