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Signs That You Need a New Sewer Line
September 23, 2023
Signs That You Need a New Sewer Line

If you own a home, you are aware of how frustrating plumbing problems can be. There's always something that needs fixing, whether it's dripping faucets or backed-up drains. However, a damaged sewer line is among the most…

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Where Does LA Water Come From?
September 12, 2023
Where Does LA Water Come From?

The City of Angels, Los Angeles, is renowned for its glitz, glamour, and expansive urban environment. The intricate network of plumbing systems that guarantees citizens have access to safe and dependable water is hidden beneath the surface…

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When is the Right Time to Replace My Plumbing?
September 04, 2023
When is the Right Time to Replace My Plumbing?

Any home's comfort and functionality depend on its plumbing system running properly. Your plumbing may suffer from a variety of problems over time, including leaks, low water pressure, and even water damage. However, how can you tell…

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7 Ways to Troubleshoot Low Water Pressure
August 23, 2023
7 Ways to Troubleshoot Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure can be an annoying problem that makes it difficult to do numerous household chores. Addressing low water pressure is crucial for keeping a well-functioning home, whether it's a shower with poor pressure, a sink…

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Common Water Heater Problems
August 16, 2023
Common Water Heater Problems

The unsung hero of your home, your water heater gives you calming hot showers, hygienic dishwashing, and cozy home comforts. But with time, water heaters can develop issues just like any other device. These problems, which range…

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Sump Pump Maintenance Tips
August 14, 2023
Sump Pump Maintenance Tips

Sump pumps are the life vests for people who live in areas that receive a lot of areas. When a storm hits the area, sump pumps try to keep the water away from the basement and avoid…

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Dos and Don’ts For Kitchen Drains
July 31, 2023
Dos and Don’ts For Kitchen Drains

The kitchen is an area of the house where a decent amount of time is spent, and certain issues arise whenever some place is used very frequently. A homeowner may face a range of problems when it…

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How Limescale Affects Your Plumbing
July 21, 2023
How Limescale Affects Your Plumbing

A limescale is one of the most annoying things to face as homeowners. So, we must always take precautions to avoid any problems related to it. However, not many people know what this is or its effects.…

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Cleaning Up The Mess After A Sewage Backup
July 16, 2023
Cleaning Up The Mess After A Sewage Backup

A sewage backup is one of the worst and most disgusting things a homeowner can experience. Although it is not as dangerous as a fire or flooding in the house, it does pose many health hazards and…

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How to Get Hair Out of a Drain
July 04, 2023
How to Get Hair Out of a Drain

Clogged drains brought on by hair accumulation are a regular annoyance that many of us experience. Ignoring this problem could result in more severe plumbing issues that can call for a professional plumber or plumbing service.…

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The Benefits of an Outdoor Shower
June 30, 2023
The Benefits of an Outdoor Shower

Imagine yourself taking in the warm sunshine, the lush foliage all around you, and the gentle breeze caressing your skin. Imagine adding an outdoor shower to this experience. Outdoor showers offer a distinctive and refreshing way to…

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How to Prepare for Drain Cleaning Service
June 23, 2023
How to Prepare for Drain Cleaning Service

Dealing with clogged drains can be a pain, bringing discomfort to your regular routine. It's time to hire a licensed plumber or plumbing firm to have your drains cleaned if you're dealing with chronic clogs. However, it's…

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8 Things Your Plumber Wants You To Know
June 15, 2023
8 Things Your Plumber Wants You To Know

The knowledge of a qualified plumber is crucial when it comes to keeping an effective and working plumbing system. Unexpected plumbing problems might occur and interfere with daily life. Here are eight things your plumber wants…

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What Should You Do If You Have Clogged Drains?
June 08, 2023
What Should You Do If You Have Clogged Drains?

Any homeowner who has to deal with clogged drains knows how frustrating it can be. Whether it's a kitchen sink that won't drain or a shower that takes a long time to dry, clogged drains can interfere…

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5 Benefits of Hydro Jetting Drain Cleaning
May 24, 2023
5 Benefits of Hydro Jetting Drain Cleaning

Homeowners frequently look for efficient solutions when dealing with difficult obstructions and drain problems. While conventional drain cleaning techniques may offer momentary relief, hydro-jetting has revolutionized the plumbing industry. High-pressure water is used in this sophisticated…

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How to Prevent Clogs?
May 18, 2023
How to Prevent Clogs?

You should maintain the condition of your plumbing system as a homeowner to prevent expensive repairs and inconvenience. Clogged drains are one of the most frequent problems that homeowners experience. Clogs can obstruct water flow, produce backups,…

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What's the Difference Between Septic and Sewer?
May 04, 2023
What's the Difference Between Septic and Sewer?

When it comes to handling your household trash, if you're a homeowner, you've definitely heard the terms "septic" and "sewer" bandied about. But what do these expressions actually signify, and how do they differ from one another?…

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PEX vs. Copper Piping: Which Is Better to Install in Your Home?
April 27, 2023
PEX vs. Copper Piping: Which Is Better to Install in Your Home?

If you own a home, you might need to replace your plumbing system at some point. It costs a lot to replace your pipes, whether it's because of aging, damage, or a desire for an improvement. Choosing…

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Toilet Cleaning Hacks You Need to Avoid
April 20, 2023
Toilet Cleaning Hacks You Need to Avoid

To keep your bathroom appearing and smelling clean, cleaning your toilet is a crucial duty that needs to be done on a regular basis. While the internet is filled with DIY cleaning tips and tricks, it's vital…

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Is Your Drinking Water Really Safe?
April 06, 2023
Is Your Drinking Water Really Safe?

Our lives are fundamentally reliant on water. We consume it, use it for cooking, bathe in it, and perform a variety of other daily activities with it. Thus, it's vital to make sure that the water we…

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What Size Tankless Water Heater Do I Need?
March 24, 2023
What Size Tankless Water Heater Do I Need?

Due to its energy efficiency and simplicity, tankless water heaters are becoming more and more common when it comes to hot water. Many homeowners, however, might be unsure about the size tankless water heater they require for…

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Plumbing Tips for Pet Owners
March 15, 2023
Plumbing Tips for Pet Owners

You know how important it is to keep your home tidy and clear of any potential health risks for your pets. While we may make an effort to keep our homes clean, one area that is frequently…

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Benefits of a High-Power Flush Toilet
March 03, 2023
Benefits of a High-Power Flush Toilet

The toilet is one of the most crucial fixtures in terms of home plumbing. It's crucial to have a toilet that can accommodate the needs of your home because a broken toilet can cause discomfort and trouble.…

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What to Do If Your Water Heater Leaks
February 17, 2023
What to Do If Your Water Heater Leaks

It can be difficult and upsetting to cope with a leaking water heater. If you don't take care of it, it won't only be a headache; it will also likely result in significant water damage to your…

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What Could Cause Damage to My Waterline?
February 10, 2023
What Could Cause Damage to My Waterline?

A waterline is a crucial part of your home's plumbing system since it provides clean, secure water for drinking, cooking, and bathing. But like any other system, it may experience issues in the future. You may save…

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Why Burst Pipe Repair is So Important?
January 27, 2023
Why Burst Pipe Repair is So Important?

No one wants to think about their pipes bursting, but without pipe inspection, you can't tell if a pipe has burst. Before severe and potentially dangerous consequences occur, investigate your home: take special precautions for basement and…

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Tips to Prepare Your Water Pipes for the Winter
January 20, 2023
Tips to Prepare Your Water Pipes for the Winter

As the temperature starts to drop, it's important to prepare your pipes for the harsh winter weather. Neglecting to do so can result in your pipes freezing. When a pipe freezes, it usually expands. Once it expands,…

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How to Clean Grease Out of Sink Drains
January 12, 2023
How to Clean Grease Out of Sink Drains

Clogged drains are arguably the most common plumbing issue, and fats, oils, and greases are some of the biggest culprits. The consequences can range from foul odors and slow drainage to wastewater and sewage backups as well…

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Tips For Emergency Plumbing Situations
January 06, 2023
Tips For Emergency Plumbing Situations

When it comes to plumbing, it's important to be prepared for emergencies. No one wants to deal with a burst pipe or a clogged toilet at 2 AM, but unfortunately, these things do happen. That's why it's…

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What Should You Do If Your Pipes Freeze?
December 31, 2022
What Should You Do If Your Pipes Freeze?

Frozen pipes are an uncommon nightmare but a nightmare nonetheless for residents in La Crescenta, CA. Luckily, the experienced plumbers at Americana Plumbing have a few tricks up the sleeve in reducing the risk of frozen…

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5 Tips for Preventing a Leaky Faucet
December 23, 2022
5 Tips for Preventing a Leaky Faucet

Leaky faucets can be a nuisance in any home. Not only do they waste water and increase your monthly utility bill, but they can also cause damage to your plumbing system if left unrepaired. Another problem is…

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The Benefits of High-Pressure Drain Cleaning
December 16, 2022
The Benefits of High-Pressure Drain Cleaning

During the years of owning a home, you will find extreme amounts of comfort. Do not get too comfortable as there will eventually be problems arising. The number one area where residents usually experience problems are from…

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Fixing a Slow Bathtub Drain
December 08, 2022
Fixing a Slow Bathtub Drain

We can all agree a slow bathtub drain is frustrating and inconvenient. Clogs and other waste built up in your pipes and cause slow drains. If your bathtub takes an hour to drain, you may need to…

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Should I Get a Tankless Water Heater?
November 30, 2022
Should I Get a Tankless Water Heater?

If you have ever turned on the shower only to experience the rude shock of cold water, consider installing a tankless water heater. The goal of this system is to eliminate the common challenges experienced by homeowners…

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Bathroom Safety Tips for Children
November 23, 2022
Bathroom Safety Tips for Children

A major challenge for many parents or guardians is determining what is safe and what isn’t regarding children and the bathroom. While there are other places, the risk of injuries seems higher, like the garage. Children are…

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How Does a Toilet Tank Work?
November 16, 2022
How Does a Toilet Tank Work?

Many homeowners barely think about their toilet unless something is wrong. It is advisable to know how your toilet tank works to detect signs of deterioration before things get out of hand. When you hire a

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The Importance of a Water Heater In Your Home
November 10, 2022
The Importance of a Water Heater In Your Home

You may not realize it, but you depend on your water heater immensely. It is something that is used everyday to help machines function as well as satisfy your needs. It contributes whether you turn on the…

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The Importance of Plumbing Inspections
October 31, 2022
The Importance of Plumbing Inspections

Your plumbing system is a vital part of your home that requires regular care and maintenance. With winter on the way, it is crucial to ensure everything is in tip-top condition. This includes scheduling routine inspections with…

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5 Signs That Your Water Heater Is Failing
October 19, 2022
5 Signs That Your Water Heater Is Failing

Hot water is easy to take for granted—until your water heater stops working. You certainly don’t want your water heater to give out in the middle of a cold winter. That’s why it’s important to look out…

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How to Find Hidden Leaks in Your Home
October 14, 2022
How to Find Hidden Leaks in Your Home

Is your recent water bill higher than usual? Do you hear weird noises coming from your pipes? Are there cracks in your drywall? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, it may be time…

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 How to Find a Reliable Local Plumber
October 14, 2022
 How to Find a Reliable Local Plumber

Finding the right plumber can be a nightmare, especially during an emergency that can’t wait. This doesn’t have to be the case! Americana Plumbing is a reputable company with extensive industry experience and knowledge. With the…

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Benefits of Regular Drain Cleaning
October 14, 2022
Benefits of Regular Drain Cleaning

Many homeowners have a long maintenance list to improve the quality and function of their homes. Whether taking a shower or washing dirty dishes, we all appreciate when the wastewater drains fast. However, the drains don’t make…

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