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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.

There are some items you should never flush or try to send down the drain. Now, we know what you are thinking: you outgrew the stage of flushing non-flushable items when you were still a toddler. You use common sense, so you shouldn’t have any issues.But the truth is that there are many items you […]

Is your wall or window AC unit leaking water inside? This problem can be especially frustrating if you have carpeting in the room where the unit is located, creating a damp spot and potentially ruining your carpet. Equally annoying is when the drip falls on slippery flooring, creating a hazard. In any case, water should […]

Hot water heaters are workhorse appliances that undergo repeated use for years at a time. Eventually, these heaters will reach the end of their normal lifespan, or start developing early problems that you should attend to sooner rather than later. Whether you own a unit powered by gas or electricity, one of the most common […]

You step into the shower for a nice hot shower and enjoy a few minutes of steamy, relaxing water when all of the sudden the water goes cold! Or perhaps you never got any hot water to start with, and because you overslept, you end up taking a cold shower. A cold shower can be […]

Would you like to save money on your plumbing? Are there really that many ways you can cut plumbing costs? In general, not really. Aside from maintaining your system, there are few ways you can cut plumbing costs. But one of those few ways is to opt for sewer drain repairs using Cured-in-Place Pipe, commonly […]

A dual flush toilet is a fantastic option to save water and make your home more environmentally friendly. Giving you the option for a half flush or full flush at your discretion, you can lower your water consumption while still getting the job done.   However, like all toilets, they can present problems that mean […]

A water pipe burst is a big problem, one that no homeowner wants to deal with. If you don’t want to deal with it, you need to take preventative steps to stop a water pipe burst from happening. You do not need to be a professional to ward off water pipe bursts in your home—you […]

Poor drainage is annoying at best and highly problematic at worst. As soon as you start to notice a problem with drainage in your home, you need to seek a solution. The longer you let this problem go, the worse it will get. Usually, the first sign of poor drainage is just that it seems […]

When you look around your home, is there anything you would replace or update if you had the chance? Most likely, there is at least a thing or two you would change to improve or modernize your home, whether you have plans to sell it or intend to live there for many years to come. […]

There are many potential issues that homeowners face, ranging from finding a competent lawn care team to fixing a broken water heater. Depending on your level of knowledge, these can be stressful jobs. But what if you suspect tree roots are blocking your sewer line? Such a sensitive issue needs to be examined in order […]

Learn how people have fixed a leaky toilet with these funny techniques Home repairs can get creative, and there’s no exception when it comes to toilets. This is one household item that must be functioning at all times, so when something goes wrong, people often find a fix, even a creative or unconventional solution. One […]

A long shower is one of the best ways to end the day after a hard day at work or to cool down after a strenuous workout. A hot shower on a winter night, or a cold shower in the blistering summer heat can be quite reviving. What makes the shower so effective is the […]