6 Essential Steps to Take after House Flooding

If you do not live in a flood-prone area, you might think you have no reason to worry about your home suffering from flood damage. However, many areas that were not considered flood prone in the past are now at risk, due to changes in weather patterns and construction projects that divert natural water sources. [...]

6 Signs Your Home Drinking Water Needs Testing

In most parts of the United States, homes connect to the municipal water system. This means that the cities collect water and then treat it at a water treatment facility before sending it to your home. It's easy to assume this means that all harmful bacteria and other contaminants are gone before the water comes [...]

How Plumbing Problems Can Invite Pests Into Your Home

Leaks in your home are bad enough, but what if they're also the source of your pest problem? Or perhaps you’ve noticed that you have a pest like ants, cockroaches or mosquitos in your home, but haven’t been able to get rid of them by using regular do it yourself solutions. It could be that [...]

Orange Coast Plumbing Blog: Dishwasher vs. Hand-washing: The Pros and Cons

Are you on the fence about getting a dishwasher? You may wonder if the investment in this appliance will pay off in the end--not only in saving time, but money where your energy and water bills are concerned. Dishwasher vs. hand-washing is a complex debate with die-hard believers on either side. We’ve gathered the data [...]