Can’t decide if there’s a problem? Need to know what’s an emergency or not a big deal? The Orange Coast Plumbing blog helps you decode leading plumbing problems and air conditioning issues.

When problems occur in your household or residential plumbing system, they can lead to the need for repairs that end up costing you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. However, not all of the issues that produce such major expenditures may seem like a big deal when you first encounter them. In fact, some of […]

We’re nearing the end of summer. If you haven’t done your seasonal home plumbing maintenance yet, it’s time to get started! Taking time each season to check through your plumbing will make sure everything is running well and can reduce costs and repairs in the long-term. We suggest you include the following items on your […]

Worried you might have a slab leak? A slab leak is a water pipe leak that takes place within a concrete slab which is also the foundation of the building. The water seeps into the concrete, up into your floor and outdoors too. How do pipes break if they’re enclosed in concrete? Sometimes leaks are […]

Because slab leaks are hidden underneath the foundation slab of your home, you might not notice them right away. In fact, unless you have a pipe burst, it can take months before you realize anything is wrong unless you know what to look for. To help you catch a leak in your home before significant […]

Slab leaks can be devastating. Once the moisture from a slab leak invades your home, you can run into trouble with mold and mildew, have your flooring ruined, and worse. The good news is that you can play a role in helping to ensure that you don’t get a slab leak, at least not one […]

Most leaks in your home are annoying. Some might even cause a small amount of damage. But slab leaks are a very different beast. When you have a slab leak, you are all but guaranteed to suffer significant damage to your home. And should this happen to you, you will turn to your homeowner’s insurance […]

Has your plumber given you the news that you have a slab leak? Or perhaps a friend or neighbor told you about their experience with a slab leak. Wherever you heard about it, if you want to learn more about this type of plumbing issue, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, Orange […]

Here in Orange County, and throughout most of the United States, concrete slabs are the most common type of foundation used in homes and commercial properties. Due to a variety of factors, including seismic activity, slab leaks are a relatively common problem in the area. However, don’t let that make you think these leaks are […]

When the water bill arrives, we all hold our breath a little, hoping that the number inside will be within the expected range. But on some occasions, we end up being pretty shocked by what we find. Various factors that can cause this, including indiscriminate water use by yourself and other members of your household. […]

The drains in your home are one of those things you don’t think about as long as all is going well. And when things aren’t going well, they are all you can think about. Drain problems run the gamut from mildly inconvenient to making your home uninhabitable; however, the one thing all drain problems have […]

The life expectancy of water heaters vary; there are older models that still stand proudly at the age of 15, while a more recent model can fail early. A good repair man and proper maintenance can stretch your water heater’s service beyond its 10-year warranty. In some cases, consistent upkeep and servicing may not be […]

No leak is a good leak. Even a leaky faucet, while unlikely to cause major damage, is an annoyance, and has the possibility of running up your water bill. But some leaks are much more than just annoying; some can put the health and safety of your family at risk. This is true of slab […]