All American Plumbing Heating & Air Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Signs That You Need a Sump Pump

Monday, 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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Plumbing Issues You Need to Be Aware Of

Monday, 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

Monday, 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 You can Keep Your Water Heater Healthy for Years to Come

Monday, 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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Here’s How Home Plumbing Leaks Are Draining Your Finances

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Burst-pipeLeaks are among the most common plumbing issues. In fact, they are arguably the number one plumbing problem in the country in terms of the sheer number of occurrences. Some plumbing leaks are large, some small, but all of them should be repaired as soon as they are discovered. Not having your plumbing leaks repaired, even if they’re tiny, could end up costing you far more than you even knew was possible. Have a look below at some of the ways that home plumbing leaks can drain your finances.

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Signs That You Need a Water Treatment System

Monday, June 25th, 2018

kitchen-sink-faucetIf the name “Flint, Michigan” means anything to you, you probably know that water quality is not necessarily the best in all areas of the country. Most cities have good enough water treatment facilities to remove most of the most egregious contaminants from the water supply before it reaches any homes, but that’s not a given. The water quality may not even be all that high in your own area, which is why it’s a good idea to keep an eye out for signs that you should have a personal water treatment system installed. Have a look at some of the symptoms that you should install a water treatment system below.

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Why You Probably Need a Water Treatment System

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

corroded-pipesIf you get your water from the city you live in, then you probably know that it goes through a number of treatment processes before it gets pumped into your home. However, you should also know that city treatment centers are never 100% effective.

There are bound to be at least a few harmful contaminants that make it into your home’s plumbing system, which you’ll need additional measures to remove. One of the most common water issues in this area is hard water, which can cause serious problems for your plumbing system. Read on to find out more about hard water, and why you should take steps to address it.

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4 Things that Don’t Belong in the Garbage Disposal

Monday, March 5th, 2018

kitchen-sink-faucetThank goodness for garbage disposals. Without them, you have to toss out the garbage a lot more often, deal with gross buildup in drain traps, and spend a lot longer with any cooking or cleaning job. Garbage disposals make everything in the kitchen a whole lot easier, but that doesn’t mean they can handle just anything you throw into them.

Many people take advantage of the garbage disposal’s presence by putting any scrap they come across into the kitchen sink. But this can be problematic. To prove this to you, we discuss 4 things that can damage the garbage disposal or your pipes. When you do run into trouble with your plumbing, reach out to our friendly team!

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