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Signs That You Need a Sump Pump

January 7th, 2019

Flooding can be a real threat to any home, especially here in the Central Valley. Flooding can lead to substantial damage to your home and can end up destroying your belongings and property. It is important that homeowners take precautions against floods to reduce the risk of serious damage and expensive repair bills. We know better than anyone that cleaning up after a flood can be a nightmare, and many people are left replacing costly appliances and suffering from the loss of sentimental possessions.

Thankfully, there is something that you can do to reduce the risks associated with flooding. Installing a sump pump is a great way to protect your home and property from flood damage. Keep reading to learn more about sump pump installation in your area. 

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How Can Hydro-Jetting Benefit Me?

December 24th, 2018

Without regular drain cleaning and maintenance, your pipes can become susceptible to blockages, which often go unnoticed. Your plumbing system is pretty intricate and hard to reach, as the majority of it is hidden behind walls or underneath floors. This makes it quite impossible for you to rid your pipes of blockages on your own. Calling in a professional plumber is the best way to ensure your plumbing system is free from clogs and leaks.

Here at All American Plumbing, Heating, & Air, our plumbers use a variety of methods to perform drain cleaning in Turlock, CA. One method that is becoming increasingly popular is hydro-jetting, which is an extremely effective way of both clearing and preventing blockages. Keep reading to learn more about hydro-jetting.

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Plumbing Issues You Need to Be Aware Of

December 10th, 2018

pipesMany homeowners don’t often think about their plumbing systems. That is, until disaster strikes. Most plumbing issues go unnoticed simply because our plumbing systems are hidden from us. Pipes are tucked away behind walls and underneath the floors. Although some issues are obvious, like a clogged drain in the bathroom or a backed-up toilet, many others are not. These problems require a professional plumber in Madera, CA. A pro possesses both the tools and experience necessary to get the job done right.

With preventative maintenance and inspection, a plumber can detect minor issues before they become major. This will save you money on what could be a costly repair bill. However, not every problem is entirely preventable, so if you notice any of the signs below, it is time to contact a professional.

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How to Keep Your Plumbing System Healthy This Year

November 26th, 2018

water-softenerWe are moving into the holiday season, and that means a few different things. Hosting family and spending some quality time with them and friends, for one. It also means thinking about your goals for the next year, though. Here’s a tip from the plumbers on our team. Don’t leave your plumbing system out of your New Year’s resolutions! It sounds funny, but chances are you’ve been overlooking your plumbing system a bit. This is a great time to shift focus to a system that you depend upon each and every day.

Not only should you think about your plumbing system in the long-term, but the holiday season itself can present some challenges to your system. In today’s post, we’ll give you some tips about how to help your system through the plumbing season, as well as what you might want to consider moving forward. As always, let a member of our team know if you have any questions or concerns. Count on us when you need a plumber in Atwater, CA.

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How to Get Your Home Ready for Heating Season

November 12th, 2018

furnace-serviceThe holidays are just around the corner, and you probably have plenty to think about in terms of travel, family, and the planning that goes along with it all. Don’t let your heater’s maintenance needs go overlooked as you put your attention elsewhere, though. You need to schedule annual heating maintenance with a professional HVAC contractor in Merced, CA, if you want your system to function properly. That’s why you should call us.

All American Plumbing Heating & Air is here to help you enjoy the very best performance that your heating system has to offer. The benefits of routine heating maintenance truly cannot be overstated. It also is not a service you can handle on your own. Don’t go looking for a checklist online and attempting to tune your system up as a DIY project. It will be ineffective at best, and dangerous at worst. Instead, leave the job to our professionals and enjoy the following benefits.

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Indications That You Really Need Drain Cleaning

October 29th, 2018

Drain-SnakingYour drains are probably pretty low on the list of home appliances that you think about on a regular basis. After all, they don’t really do anything that demands notice. Until they stop working, of course. If you want to keep your drains in proper condition, though, you probably want to resolve any issues with them before it gets that far. The best way to resolve most issues with drain pipes is professional drain cleaning. So, use the following list to help you determine when it’s time to schedule your next drain cleaning appointment.

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Should I Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance Now?

October 15th, 2018

air-conditioner-techAir conditioning maintenance is typically conducted during spring, so if you’re thinking about doing it now you’re just a little bit late to the party. However, that doesn’t mean you should skip it! There are still plenty of reasons to schedule air conditioning maintenance services, even this late in the season. Read on to find out more about why it’s a good idea to schedule air conditioning maintenance, if you haven’t already.

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How You can Keep Your Water Heater Healthy for Years to Come

October 1st, 2018

PlumberYou need to keep your water heater in good condition if you want to get the most out of it. Water heaters are placed under a lot of strain over years of use, and yours needs you to help it cope with the wear. Otherwise, you may find yourself replacing the system a number of years earlier. If you want to make sure that your water heater lives a long and healthy life, follow the tips below.

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Should I Replace My Heater Before Fall?

September 17th, 2018

Old-FurnaceConsidering the record heat waves, fires, and general unpleasantness associated with high temperatures we’ve all had to deal with this summer, it may seem a little weird to talk about heating systems right now. Still, summer is coming to an end pretty soon. You need to make sure that your home’s heating situation is all set up now, so you don’t have to scramble to get it taken care of closer to the start of the season.

For most people, getting their home ready for fall is as simple as scheduling preventive maintenance for their heating systems. If your current heating system isn’t up to the task of getting you through another heating season, though, now would be a good time to replace it. The following are just a few of the signs that you should contact a professional technician about replacing your heating system.

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What Hard Water Can Do to Your Water Heater

September 3rd, 2018

tank-water-heaterHard water is a funny thing. It’s no real threat to your health (aside from making your bathtub or shower really slippery) but it can do a real number on your plumbing system. Unfortunately, we happen to live in an area with very hard water indeed. If you know that your home has a hard water problem, but you’re not sure exactly how much of a “problem” it is, then keep reading. Today, we’re going to focus on just one of the many parts of your home that can suffer due to hard water exposure: your water heater.

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