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How To Winterize Your Home’s Plumbing

How To Winterize Your Home’s Plumbing

Five (5) Tips To Winterize Your Plumbing As the winter season approaches, it’s important to take precautionary measures to protect your home’s plumbing systems from plunging temperatures. To prevent a plumbing pipe burst and costly water damage, it’s...
Why Is My Water Heater Making Noise?

Why Is My Water Heater Making Noise?

What Water Heater Noises Mean A water heater is arguably one of the most important appliances in your home. It heats water so you can shower, do laundry, and wash dishes. Unfortunately, they can get pretty noisy sometimes, making you wonder, “Why is my water...
Haunted Houses in Corona CA

Haunted Houses in Corona CA

Halloween Events & Haunted Houses in Corona CA  If you’re looking for a thrill this Halloween season, consider some of our local events to spook up your holiday. Here’s a list of local Corona CA Halloween events for the family. The ghosts may not be real,...
How long should a water heater last?

How long should a water heater last?

How long should a water heater last? Is your water heater living on borrowed time? The water heater is one of your home’s most essential appliances. Without it, you would not be able to take a hot shower, clean clothes, or wash dishes. If you are concerned about...
17 Plumbing Tips For Homeowners

17 Plumbing Tips For Homeowners

17 Plumbing Tips For Homeowners 1. Know how to turn the water main off in case of an emergency leak. Water can do a lot of damage to a home in very little time. Plumbing leaks happen to every home, be ready to turn off the water if you have one. The water main is...
Our Favorite Places In Corona CA

Our Favorite Places In Corona CA

Our Favorite Places in Corona California We polled our entire staff for their favorite places in Corona California for a day trip with the family, plus their favorite restaurants in our city. We grouped the answers into four sections: fun for the family restaurants...
How to remove chlorine from tap water

How to remove chlorine from tap water

How To Remove Chlorine From Tap Water Water is an essential part of life, but you might not be inclined to drink enough when it tastes off or unpleasant. Your local water treatment facility generally adds special chemical additives like chlorine, fluoride, chloramine,...
What Is PEX Piping?

What Is PEX Piping?

Are you considering repiping your home? Today, there’s a less expensive option than copper for repiping your home, and that’s thanks to flexible PEX pipe. Not only will PEX piping save you money, but it will also be quieter in your home. Remember back in...
What Size Tankless Water Heater Do I Need?

What Size Tankless Water Heater Do I Need?

What Size Tankless Water Heater Do I Need? Modern technology is a great thing. Where you once had to wait for your hot water tank to refill after running the dishwasher or taking a shower, there are now options that give you an almost endless supply of glorious heated...
20 Ways to Save Money on Your Water Bill

20 Ways to Save Money on Your Water Bill

Do you have a case of the high utility bill blues? This incredibly common ailment happens to households just like yours all across the country. The good news is that there are many different things you can do to fix the issue and get your bill back down to a...
What Is A Slab Leak?

What Is A Slab Leak?

What is a slab leak? A slab leak is a water leak in a plumbing pipe that runs through or under your concrete foundation. Slab leaks can be located using high-tech infrared equipment to visually see the leak on a screen as temperature changes in the floor, or...
Water Saving Shower Heads & Other Shower Ideas

Water Saving Shower Heads & Other Shower Ideas

Saving Water in the Shower For those of us who enjoy long, hot showers in the mornings or evenings, we may find our water bills a little higher than we would like.  Allowing yourself to enjoy a shower may be an essential part of your self-care routine. Rather than...
Automatic Leak Detector & Shut-0ff

Automatic Leak Detector & Shut-0ff

Automated Leak Detection & Shut-Off! The Moen Flo® water leak detection device is absolutely one of the best new device ideas we’ve ever seen. A water leak can be extremely damaging to your home, especially if you’re not home when it happens. Every week we see at...
How to shut off your home’s water

How to shut off your home’s water

How to shut-off water to your home in a leak emergency! Step 1. Find the location where your main water pipe enters your home. This is usually where there’s a hose bib at the front or side of house. Step 2. Turn the handle or valve on it so it no longer lines up...
How to find a water leak in your home’s plumbing

How to find a water leak in your home’s plumbing

How you can tell where a water leak is coming from You can use your water meter to help identify if you have a water leak, and if it’s located outside or inside the home. Find the water leak by using the following steps: Find the water supply shut-off valve,...
How To Drain A Washing Machine

How To Drain A Washing Machine

How to drain a washing machine – step-by-step If you’re like most busy families, you heavily rely on your washing machine. Keeping up with laundry for multiple people at a given time requires almost daily use, which is why it’s such a big problem when your...
How To Drain A Water Heater

How To Drain A Water Heater

How To Drain A Water Heater Tank We can all agree that a hot water heater is a pretty important part of your home. After all, you wouldn’t be able to do dishes, wash laundry, or take a relaxing shower if you didn’t have hot water. Sadly, it’s also one of the most...
How To Get Rid Of Drain Flies

How To Get Rid Of Drain Flies

How to Get Rid of Drain Flies Bugs are just an occasional way of life here in California. While most of the time you can control the problem with a visit from your friendly neighborhood pest control technician, there are occasional circumstances when the insects...
How to Unclog a Shower Drain

How to Unclog a Shower Drain

How To Unclog A Shower Drain How many times have you gotten in the shower only to realize that the water isn’t going down the drain as it should be? If you or someone in your family has long, luxurious tresses, there’s a good chance that a hair clog is the...
How To Install A New Garbage Disposal

How To Install A New Garbage Disposal

If your garbage disposal is not working correctly, washing your dishes will be a lot harder than it needs to be. You can troubleshoot the problem by testing the outlet under the sink, turning the circuit breaker for the kitchen off for a minute and then back on, or...
How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal

How to Unclog a Garbage Disposal

As if the act of washing dirty dishes wasn’t unpleasant enough, the last thing you need is your sink filling up because the garbage disposal won’t drain. If the standing water does not go down even when you turn the disposal on, you probably have a clog...
How To Clean A Washing Machine Filter

How To Clean A Washing Machine Filter

Is there a sour odor coming from your washing machine? Trapped dirt and debris can build up in your washing machine’s drain filter. Your clothes may still seem clean, but a dirty filter is a breeding ground for a host of bacteria. Eventually, this can lead to a...
How to Replace Washing Machine Hoses

How to Replace Washing Machine Hoses

DIY Tip: how to replace your washing machine water hoses If the water supply lines for your washing machine are old or have begun to leak, you are going to want to replace them as soon as possible. A faulty water supply hose can cause severe flooding and cost you...
Instant Hot Water At Every Faucet

Instant Hot Water At Every Faucet

Would You Prefer Instant Hot Water At Faucets & Shower? How long do you have to wait for the water to heat up before you take a shower? One minute? Three? Five? You can only imagine how much water you’re wasting in that time. If you have others in your house...
How To Replace The Refrigerator Ice & Water Filter

How To Replace The Refrigerator Ice & Water Filter

The last thing anyone wants to see are little black specks floating around in their drinking water. For those of us who get our drinking water from a refrigerator, this alarming issue can occur when the ice and water filter is not routinely replaced. The debris that...
What To Do When Your Shower Has No Hot Water

What To Do When Your Shower Has No Hot Water

There’s nothing worse than waking up to a cold shower. If your shower has been running with only cold water and the sinks in the same bathroom are still giving you hot water, the cartridge in your shower handle has likely seen its better days. Despite the...
How To Fix A Running Toilet

How To Fix A Running Toilet

DIY Tip: How To Fix a Running Toilet A running toilet not only wastes a lot of water but the constant sound can also drive you a little crazy. This problem can waste more water than a tap leak, which in turn can waste your money. Luckily, hissing toilets usually come...
How to replace a bathtub faucet

How to replace a bathtub faucet

If your bathtub faucet has started to look bad, then it may be time to invest in a new one. Replacing the spout in your bathtub can give your bathroom a brighter, fresher look. But it’s not just the cosmetics that make it worth the switch. If your bathtub faucet...
How to Repair a Garbage Disposal

How to Repair a Garbage Disposal

How to Repair a Garbage Disposal Without Taking it Apart Has your garbage disposal stopped working? All those blades may seem intimidating, but a stalled garbage disposal may be easier to fix than you think. Nine times out of ten, the disposal won’t be broken, and you...
How to Clean Mildew Out of Your Washing Machine

How to Clean Mildew Out of Your Washing Machine

How to Clean Mildew Out of Your Washing Machine Without Taking it Apart If your washing machine has started to put off a sour, unpleasant odor, don’t cover it up with scent beads. Without routine cleaning, your washing machine will begin to host bacteria and can...
How to Unclog A Bathroom Sink

How to Unclog A Bathroom Sink

Unclogging A Bathroom Sink Is the bathroom sink draining too slow? There’s likely a clog that needs to be cleared. Not all pipes are compatible with chemical solvents, so you may want to try plunging the sink or pouring boiling water down the drain. If these quicker...
How much does a water softener cost?

How much does a water softener cost?

How much does a water softener cost? If home improvement is on your New Year’s Resolutions list, installing a water softener could be a great way to start! Water softeners remove metallic particles such as calcium and magnesium in “hard water,” leaving it purified as...
How To Size A Water Softener

How To Size A Water Softener

Water softeners remove mineral ions from your home’s water. These systems come in various sizes, with the size determining how many minerals are removed until regeneration needs to occur. What Size Water Softener Do I Need? It’s important to choose the...
How Does A Water Softener Work?

How Does A Water Softener Work?

How does a water softener work? If you have hard water you’ve probably heard that a water softening system could be saving money, but how does a water softener work? Hard water is a slow and silent killer (of your plumbing and appliances). Hard water is...
Favorite Places in Riverside

Favorite Places in Riverside

We live, play, and work in Riverside CA and are proudly raising our children here. There’s a lot for our family to do in and around Riverside, from places like the Mission Inn and downtown, to the many parks, entertainment spots, restaurants, and shopping...
Importance of cleaning your drains

Importance of cleaning your drains

Importance of cleaning your drains It’s never fun when a plumbing drain gets clogged up. Occasional drain clogs happen to every household. When a plunger just won’t get the job done, then you need the help of professional drain cleaners to get everything back in...
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