Emergency Plumbing

How do i unclog my toilet (before calling a plumber)?

How Do I Unclog My Toilet (Before Calling a Plumber)?

April 30, 2024

Few household inconveniences rival the annoyance of a clogged toilet. It’s a problem that always seems to happen at the worst possible time, and it can quickly escalate into a messy and expensive disaster if not addressed properly. But before you reach for the phone to call a plumber, there are some simple and effective…

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11 common types of plumbing emergencies and how to handle them

11 Common Types of Plumbing Emergencies and How to Handle Them

January 23, 2024

Plumbing emergencies can happen anytime and anywhere in your home. Whether it be in your kitchen, bathroom, or basement – these emergencies can cause a lot of stress and damage if not handled properly and promptly. The longer you wait to address a plumbing issue, the worse it will become. But what exactly constitutes a…

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Two ways to stop leaks in flexible plumbing supply lines

Two Ways to Stop Leaks in Flexible Plumbing Supply Lines

March 5, 2022

Flexible Plumbing Supply Lines Two basic types of flexible supply lines are available – tubing or braided hoses.  Plain and corrugated copper tubing and plastic tubing require ferrules and nuts for connections to the stop valve. The fixture ended differs for faucets or toilets.  Braided flexible supply lines – either plastic or stainless steel –…

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10 things to remember when installing any new faucet

10 Things To Remember When Installing Any New Faucet

February 26, 2022

Faucet Installation Tips Although it is a simple job, installing a new faucet can be challenging.  Because of the location of the faucet, the tricky part is accessing the parts, says your local Santa Cruz plumber.  You will probably end up on your back reaching up behind the sink to loosen the faucet mounting nuts,…

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Ways to solve your flooded crawl space problems - santa cruz ca

Ways to Solve Your Flooded Crawl Space Problems

January 18, 2022

A flooded crawl space can wreak havoc on your home. Whether your crawl space has taken on an abundance of water due to torrential rain, a sewer backup, or broken/ leaking pipes, one thing is clear. The resulting standing water is a major problem that must be addressed.Failing to remedy your flooding crawl space issues…

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