"Our main goal is to provide excellent customer service"
Jim Rodin, Owner
Plumber in Escondido, CA
Escondido in California was our second location and marked the beginning of branching out to other cities. We’ve been serving clients in Escondido for nearly 30 years (since 1999).
We offer all plumbing related services in the Escondido area. We can help you with everything related to the following issues:
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Plumbing Services FAQ
a. How do you know if you have sewer drainage problems?
There are many ways that you can detect if your sewer drainage has a plumbing problem.
One of the most common is drainage backup. When you drain water through your sink or flush your toilet and experience a backup, you have a problem.
Slow drainage bathrooms, sinks, and toilets indicator major blockages in your sewer drainage.
For sewage from your drainage system to move downhill, the whole setup needs to be airtight. Unpleasant odors from your sewer system are indicative of cracks in your sewer line.
When you have septic waste pooling in your compound, then there is a sewer drainage problem.
Cracks in your foundation or isolated patches of extra green grass are also signs to look for. If the problem still baffles you, you may need to call a plumber.
b. Why are sump pumps useful?
Sump pumps are pump out any excess water that accumulates in the crawl spaces or basement of your house. Sump pumps are beneficial to you in the following ways:
- Impede mildew and mold growth
- When your basement is damp, such conditions encourage the growth of mold and mildew.
- A sump pump will ensure that your basement is dry and free of moisture. The mildew and mold will not be able to thrive.
- Prevent electric fire outbreak
- Water in your basement may cause exposed electrical wires to short-circuit. This may start a fire. You can avoid short-circuit fires by using a sump pump to pump out the excess water.
- Prevent damage from floods
You can use your sump pump to pump out flood water that may damage your basement.
c. Why do sewer drainage problems occur?
You may be experiencing problems in your sewer drainage system because of:
- Tree root infiltration
In case you have lots of trees in your compound, then their root system may be the culprit. These roots may break into your sewer lines as they look for water, thus causing a breach.
- Debris and grease deposits
Grease and debris flushed down your sewer system may cause unwanted blockages.
- Corrosion and rusting
Water passing through your sewer system will cause rusting and corrosion over time. This may cause breaks in your sewer line and cause sewer drainage problems to occur.
d. How do you choose an ideal water heater?
You can determine the size of your water tank heater by the number of people who live in your house. In case you want to get a tankless water heater, check its rating.
The rating should be able to give you an idea of how much hot water it can deliver, at any given time.
If you are conscious about your environment, you can have a solar water heater installed in your home.
e. What do you do when water leaks occur?
If worn our rubber washers or flapper valves are your problem, you can replace these yourself. If the leakage is on a grand scale, you may need to get a plumber to check your plumbing.
f. What do you do when water pipes get frozen?
When your water pipes in your plumbing get frozen, turn off the water supply to those pipes.
If the problem affects all your pipes, turn off the entire supply. This is because the problem usually begins when the water starts to thaw.
To thaw the length frozen pipe length, use a heat lamp, space heater or hair dryer. Use temperature controlled tape to thaw out particular spots on a frozen pipe.
Avoid using a propane torch to thaw out the pipes as this may cause a fire.
If you are not sure what to do, it may be a good idea to consult your local plumber.
g. How do you detect a water leak and see if any are visible?
In case your water meter has a leak indicator, turn off all the water outlets in your house. Check if it gives out a reading. To check for leaks in your toilets, remove the tank top and listen for hissing sounds. You can also put some colored dye in the tank. If you notice any coloring in the bowl after a few minutes, then you have a problem with the flapper valves. You may need to replace these valves.
In case your faucets are leaking, you may need to have their rubber washers replaced. Warps or discoloration on your ceilings and floorboards may be indicative of leakages.
If you suspect wastewater leakages, you may need to call a plumber.
h. What is a tankless water heater and how does it work?
As the name implies, this type of heater heats your water without the need for a water tank. You may hear some people refer to it as an on-demand water heater.
A tankless water heater only heats your water when you need it to be hot.
When you turn on your hot water tap, cold water will flow through the pips into the heater unit. Here, the water will be is heated using a heater coil or gas. You will not need to wait for your water storage tanks to fill up with water that is hot. The system allows you to get instant hot water, when you need it and saves you your energy bills.
i. How do garbage disposals work?
Your garbage disposal system is mounts on the underside part of your sink’s drainage. It has a large electric motor. It breaks down any large scraps of food that you feed through it from your sink.
There are blades that shred these food scraps inside the grinding chamber of the unit. The motor unit drives the blades. The shredded food scraps are then forced down the drain by an impeller plate and arm.
j. How do you clean a garbage disposal?
Most of the time, your garbage disposal system will clean itself out. Over time, you will find that a slimy deposit tends to build upon the inner surface of the unit over time.
To clean it, you can start by removing any physical objects that may have become lodged in its plumbing. To remove any loose grime and dirt, you can flush the system with water as you scrub using an old toothbrush.
To remove any leftover debris and sludge, salt and ice is a great idea. There may be strange smells emanating from the depths of your garbage disposal unit. You can use citrus peels to give it a fresh fragrant smell.
k. How do faucets work?
There are different ways through which you can turn on your facet, depending on the design. The internal working mechanism is the same. You can either turn it on using a lever or knob. Some faucets do not even need your contact as they detect your hand movement and turn on.
Most faucets use a lever or screw mechanism to regulate or stop the amount of water flowing through.
l. Why do you need to install a water treatment system?
There are many benefits of installing a water treatment system in your home. They include the following:
- Provision of clean, safe drinking water
You do not need to buy bottled water when you have a water treatment system. You will not need to incur huge plumbing expenses. Your water treatment system removes the heavy metals that may damage your plumbing.
- Protection of the environment
With a water treatment system in your home, you will not need to buy bottled water. You will reduce the number of plastic bottles that you need to dispose of.
- Better tasting water
m. What kind of regular plumbing maintenance do you need in your household?
To keep the plumbing in your home in tip-top condition, you need to maintain it on a regular basis. On a daily basis, you can avoid clogs or prevent them altogether.
Try and find a different way of disposing of grease and avoid washing it down your sink. The same goes for your bathroom. Avoid using fatty substances when taking a shower. Your toilet should not be an alternative trashcan.
On a weekly basis, check for leaks and ensure that your plumbing drains well.
Clear out your gutters and service your sump pump when its service interval is due. It is also important that you check your water hoses and outdoor spigots.