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10 things to remember when installing any new faucet

10 Things To Remember When Installing Any New Faucet

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

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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How to identify fix sewer gas smell in your house

How to Identify and Fix Sewer Gas Smell in Your House

Unpleasant odors in your home can be quite irritating. But if there is a sewer smell in the house, similar to that of rotten eggs or cabbage, you may have a sewer gas leak. Gasses off-put by the sewer are a byproduct of the breakdown of waste. But the pungent smell they create is not…
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How to get rid of drain flies

How To Get Rid of Drain Flies

Sink Drain Flies Drain flies or sewer flies are common but often overlooked insects associated with moist, highly organic areas such as sink drains, sewage pipes or sewage treatment facilities, storm drains, dung, and rotten vegetation says the expert Santa Cruz plumber.  If you have a reoccurring problem that can’t easily be solved then most…
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Male plumber cleaning clogged sink pipe in kitchen

Is Hydro Jetting the Drain Cleaning Solution You Need

Clogged drains and pipes stink – and not just literally. Blockages in the drains mess up the internal plumbing in your home, reduce water flow, and slow down drainage. This can lead to water backup – which could overflow and lead to some horrible situations. Prolonged blockages can also damage your pipes, cause leaks, or…
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How to prevent your pipes from freezing

How to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing?

As we approach winter, we are forced to adapt to long nights, chilly temperatures and large heating bills. One thing that you should be thinking about is the pipes in your house freezing. Even if it’s not ideal, you might need to pay for plumbing services. This is a very real and quite serious problem…
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