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How to Deal with Hard Water Problems in Your Dishwasher

Hard water can have a number of effects on your home, but some of the most noticeable ones occur in your dishwasher. Today we’re going to discuss the different effects of hard water on your dishwasher and give you four ways you can fix the issues you might have.
What are the effects of hard water […]

By |August 10th, 2015|Plumbing|1 Comment

How Does a Heat Pump Work? A Guide for San Francisco Area Homeowners

Everybody is familiar with furnaces and air conditioners, but did you know San Francisco area homeowners have another option to heat and cool their homes? It’s called a heat pump, and it’s a great way to cut down on your home’s energy consumption.

So how does a heat pump work and what are the pros and […]

By |August 10th, 2015|Air Conditioning|0 Comments

How Efficient is your Electric Hot Water Heater?

Did you know that your electric hot water heater can account for up to 15 percent of your home’s total energy usage? Just about everyone’s concerned with saving energy these days and the resulting cost savings can be pretty nice, too. Turning off lights, adjusting your thermostat, and adding attic insulation can all help make your home […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Water Heater|0 Comments

Having Water Heater Problems? Here are some of the Most Likely Causes

We rely on our water heaters year-round to provide our homes with a steady stream of hot water. Just as with any home appliance, things can go wrong that prevent your water heater from working properly. Below is a list of common water heater problems and the possible explanations behind them. Some of these can […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Water Heater|0 Comments

Garbage Disposal Repair or Replacement – Do It Yourself?

Quick, name the most under-appreciated appliance in your home.

No, it’s not your washer or dryer–after all everybody appreciates clean clothes.

It’s certainly not your refrigerator. How else could you keep your drinks cold and your ice cream frozen? No one would willingly give up their refrigerator!

And while some plumbing professionals would argue that the always reliable […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Plumbing|0 Comments

Green Savings From Green Plumbing?

The growing international concern about potential limits on resources has stimulated a quest to find ways to reduce our impact on the planet.  As plumbers, we’re no exception.  We’ve gone green and it could mean more money in your pocket.

When you get down to it, green plumbing is simply minimizing waste and maximizing efficiency.  These […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Plumbing|0 Comments

5 Things You Should Expect from Your San Francisco Plumber

People in the Bay Area have a lot of choices when it comes to calling on a San Francisco plumber. Unfortunately, it’s hard to know what a local plumbing company is really like until you actually have them out to your home. Here’s a list of 5 things you should expect from any service company […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Plumbing|0 Comments

Fix a Toilet, No Problem. Yeah, right!

Being in the contracting business for so long, we get to know a lot of people from other trades. Trades-people like to fix their own stuff, so we’re always helping each other out with professional advice.

As plumbers, one of the most common questions we get comes from people who are trying to fix their own […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Plumbing|0 Comments

Replacing a Toilet the Cabrillo Way

Care to see how we go about replacing a toilet? Take a look at this video from one of our recent installations. As always, we strive to deliver quality every step of the way.

By |August 4th, 2015|Plumbing|0 Comments

San Francisco Plumbing Solutions

If you find yourself in need of a San Francisco plumber, we certainly can help. We’ve been performing all types ofplumbing repairs in San Francisco since 1961. That’s a long time and a lot of pipes and toilets. But what’s that mean to you?

Well, if you live in San Francisco, you know that it’s a […]

By |August 4th, 2015|Plumbing|0 Comments