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If Sewage is Coming Up Your Bathtub Drain, Contact an Emergency Plumber in Cardiff CA Now

March 26, 2020

If Sewage is Coming Up Your Bathtub Drain, Contact an Emergency Plumber in Cardiff CA Now

Just the word “sewage” is enough to make you lose your appetite. So, with sewage coming up your bathtub drain uninvitedly, you’re certainly not going to be too thrilled. Bathtubs should be clean and sanitary. It makes no sense to bathe in a filthy, bacteria-infested tub when you’re trying to get clean in the first place, right?

No worries – stinky sewage doesn’t have to emerge from your tub’s drain forever. This plumbing mishap can be troubleshooted easily with the right…


Are Bath Bombs Safe for Your Plumbing in Encinitas CA?

March 23, 2020

Are Bath Bombs Safe for Your Plumbing in Encinitas CA?

Some people like to take baths. Others like to take baths with all the extras. You know what we’re referring to: bubble bath, Epsom salts and other mineral soaks, bath beads, bath confetti, and even a colorful bath bomb. Out of this list, bath bombs are one of the most popular and currently trending items on bath and beauty websites. There’s one question customers still have, though: are bath bombs safe for your plumbing system?

Bath Bombs May Lead to a Drain Clog

Sorry to burst your bubble, bath bomb lovers, but these bath…


Are You Spotting Worms in Your Toilet in Vista CA? Here’s What’s Going On

March 13, 2020

Are You Spotting Worms in Your Toilet in Vista CA? Here's What's Going On

There are many things we don’t want to see in the toilet when we walk into our bathroom. But some things are just weirder than others. For instance, spotting a worm or few in your toilet every now and then is not a pleasant sight to see. In fact, most homeowners would probably deem it worrisome and pretty disgusting. But, yes, worms in your toilet is a real thing!

If you’re dealing with what we refer to as “toilet worms,” read below to find out…


If You’re Only Getting Hot Water from Your Shower, Call a Plumber in San Marcos CA Today

March 12, 2020

If You're Only Getting Hot Water from Your Shower, Call a Plumber in San Marcos CA Today

We all love stepping into a steamy, hot shower. There’s nothing more pleasant! Although most of us would agree that bathing in hot water beats bathing in cold water, for other people, it’s the opposite – especially as the weather starts heating up outside. So, imagine the inconvenience of having a shower that only expels hot water.

Not only is it an inconvenience if you want to shower in cold water one day, but it also means you’ll have…


Think Twice Before Flushing Food Down Your Toilet in Fallbrook CA

March 10, 2020

Think Twice Before Flushing Food Down Your Toilet in Fallbrook CA

Let’s be honest, we’re really supposed to be tossing rotten or leftover food in the compost bin or trash can. But many people like to place scraps of food down the drain of, say, their kitchen sink. That’s why the garbage disposal was invented: so we can continue to place certain foods down the drain without clogging our drain in the process. Smart.

But not all of us have the luxury of having a garbage disposal installed. So, you might continue to shove food down your sink drain anyway – or…


This is Why Your Dishwasher Drain isn’t Draining in Your Solana Beach CA Home

March 9, 2020

This is Why Your Dishwasher Drain isn't Draining in Your Solana Beach CA Home

What would we do without the modern dishwasher? Before, the word “dishwasher” was merely a term used to describe a person who washed dishes by hand. Now, the term is also used to describe the piece of technology that washes and rinses our dishware, pots, and pans, and utensils with water, soap, pressure, and temperature. If we had to pick between washing dishes manually or having them washed by a piece of equipment, we would choose the second in a heartbeat!

Dishwashers, though, aren’t perfect…


Is Your Bathtub Water Yellow? You Need a Plumber in Carlsbad CA

March 6, 2020

Is Your Bathtub Water Yellow? You Need a Plumber in Carlsbad CA

You walk into your bathroom with a fresh towel and set of clothes. You plop them down and turn on your bathtub for a much-needed rub-a-dub-dub. But right when you turn on the faucet, you notice your bathwater has a tinge of yellow. Um, what? That can’t be right.

So, first thing’s first: you’re going to contemplate why on Earth your water isn’t clear like it normally is. You might not have an explanation for this occurrence or even have a slight understanding why this could be. That’s why…


Here’s What Our Del Mar CA Plumbers Have to Say About Putting Coffee Grounds Down the Drain

March 3, 2020

Here's What Our Del Mar CA Plumbers Have to Say About Putting Coffee Grounds Down the Drain

Drains are pretty amazing things. It seems like they can handle just about anything we put down it: mushy cereal leftover from breakfast, potato skins, diced pieces of celery, the list goes on. In actuality, it isn’t true that drains can handle everything. Drains have their limits. Even garbage disposals have boundaries as well.

Many of us already know this, and majority of us are aware that sticky foods, large chunks of food, and fatty foods are plumbing foes….


Is Mold Caused by a Water Leak Dangerous? Here’s What Our Cardiff CA Plumbers Have to Say

February 28, 2020

Is Mold Caused by a Water Leak Dangerous? Here's What Our Cardiff CA Plumbers Have to Say

Several types of plumbing problems can lead to pesky water leaks. Weak pipe joints, clogged drains, too high of water pressure, broken water connectors, and extreme temperature fluctuations can all trigger these leaks.

Your primary concern might be to stop the source of the persistent leaks. Yes – that’s the first step. But something else that’s vital to address after the fact is the mold in your home that the accumulation of water might have led to.

Symptoms Caused by…


Common Causes of Pipe Corrosion in Escondido CA

February 25, 2020

Common Causes of Pipe Corrosion in Escondido CA

When you purchase a home, you don’t really stop to think, “Someday, I may experience corroded plumbing pipes.” It’s rarely something that crosses any homeowner’s mind. As you know, things happen unexpectedly, and nobody is safe from possible plumbing problems – including pipe corrosion.

Some tell-tale signs of corroded pipes include water leaks, strange taste and smell of your water supply, water discoloration, and clogged pipes. You might also notice sentiment in your water, which can often be seen with the naked eye.

But what causes such corrosion? Read on to find out some of the common reasons…