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Installing and Maintaining Solar Water Heater Systems

Solar water heater installation The proper installation of solar water heaters depends on many factors. These factors include solar resource, climate, local building code requirements, and safety issues; therefore, it’s best to have a qualified Santa Cruz solar thermal systems contractor install your system. After installation, properly maintaining your system will keep it running smoothly.…
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Winterizing A Winter Home or Cabin

Plumbing fixtures Preventive plumbing tips are provided to avoid working with water in cold weather.  If these tips are followed before a cold spell, homeowners will be able to relax and know that expensive repairs will not be necessary. If a cabin or summer cottage or home will be left unheated during the winter, take…
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Choosing A Water Heater

Replacing a water heater If the new water heater is the same size as the old one and has connections in the same places, hooking up the water, gas, and flue will be simple.  If you need to move any lines, the job will take longer, according to the most referred Santa Cruz plumbing specialist.…
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Alternatives to Open Trench Sewer Repair

Leaking sewer lines and joints Stop accepting that nauseating sewer smell coming from your basement. No homeowner should ever have to avoid “the basement” because of a foul smell or black, greasy puddles of sewage, says the most referred Santa Cruz plumbing specialist. If your sewer has misaligned and/or the joints in your sewer line…
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Installing a Whole-house Water Filtration System

Water filtration systems A whole-house water filtration system is installed along the supply pipe carrying water to the house, located after the water meter, but before any other appliances in the pipe line. A whole-house system reduces the same elements as an under-sink system and can also help reduce the iron flowing into the water…
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Trenchless Sewer Repair A Better Option

Traditional excavation is a high-impact way to do sewer pipe repair or replacement in Santa Cruz. For some problems, it’s the only option. But why dig if you don’t have to? Trenchless sewer repair uses the latest technology to reinforce your old damaged sewer pipe with durable modern plastic pipes. This noninvasive method uses just…
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