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Things that Can Damage Your Plumbing

Things that Can Damage Your Plumbing | Benicia Plumbing

How long has it been since you checked your plumbing system? Unless you’ve had an issue, it’s likely that you’ve never actually checked it. By working with our experts at Benicia Plumbing, you can be sure will that all of your plumbing will be working properly, so that any problems can be found and dealt with before they become major issues and plumbing emergencies are avoided.

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Published on:
02/18/2019

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Three Common Cold Weather Plumbing Problems

Three Common Cold Weather Plumbing Problems | Benicia Plumbing

In temperate Northern California, we don't get those crazy sub-zero temperatures that people back East get. But, they still get low enough (especially at night) that can cause problems with your plumbing during those winter months. During this time, your plumbing system can be vulnerable to three common issues we encounter from November through February, in most cases.

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Published on:
01/14/2019

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Three Major Holiday Plumbing Problems that are Preventable

Three Major Holiday Plumbing Problems that are Preventable | Benicia Plumbing

When the holidays come around, everyone converges on your house, including Aunt Irene, Uncle Richie, all your siblings and the grandkids too. That means that your plumbing is going to get a lot of heavy use, wear and tear during from Turkey Day all the way through New Year's Day.

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Published on:
12/17/2018

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Reasons for Drains that Get Stinky

Reasons for Drains that Get Stinky | Benicia Plumbing

Are you dealing with foul-smelling drains or mysterious stinky water? Healthy, clean drains and pipes help create a safe and comfortable home. However, there are instances that create the perfect conditions for that “rotten egg” smell to drift throughout a home.

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Published on:
08/20/2018

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The Dangers of Disposable Wipes

The Dangers of Disposable Wipes | Benicia Plumbing

Initially hitting the market in the 1970s disposable wipes were sold only in the diaper section of supermarkets, but now they are available. From being an alternative cleaning agent for babies during diaper changes, the product has evolved, with facial wipes and hand sanitizing wipes flooding the market. These handy disposable wipes, said to be “flushable” are mislabeled though. While you can flush them down your toilet, there are many horror stories of drain pipes and home septic systems getting clogged as well. Here are some reasons why you should not dispose of disposable wipes down your drain.

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Published on:
08/13/2018

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Always Hire a Licensed Plumber and Get that Peace of Mind

Always Hire a Licensed Plumber and Get that Peace of Mind | Benicia Plumbing

If you are hiring a contractor of any kind to perform work on your home or property, it is essential to hire one that is both licensed and bonded. When you hire an unlicensed contractor, you are taking significant risks, including that you will be subject to a lawsuit, as well as the potential that any implied warranties afforded by state law will be void.

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Published on:
07/23/2018

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Hot Tips for Summer Water Conservation

Hot Tips for Summer Water Conservation | Benicia Plumbing

It does not matter whether we are in a drought or not, we should always conserve water all the time. We never know when the rain will stop and have us back to square one once again.

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Published on:
07/09/2018

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3 Plumbing Scams to Avoid

3 Plumbing Scams to Avoid | Benicia Plumbing

While the majority of plumbers are reputable, the plumbing industry has its fair share of sub-standard contractors who employ shady business practices. Here are the most common problems and recommended cures to prevent a leaky wallet.

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Published on:
04/13/2018

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Top 3 Problems with Older Plumbing

Top 3 Problems with Older Plumbing | Benicia Plumbing

Old houses are often attractive to buyers because they lack the cookie-cutter look many of today’s homes have and the older homes tend to have a little more character. But with that character comes a special set of plumbing problems that owners of modern homes don’t have to face.

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Published on:
03/23/2018

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