March 29, 2019

Along with electric wires, pipes are the veins of you house. They are essential to keeping everything running properly. When a pipe starts to leak, however, that can mean big problems for you. A leaking pipe might not be visible right away, leading to major damages if not addressed. If you do find that you have a leaking pipe, first turn off the water supply valve and then try these 3 easy fixes before you call a Clear Drain...

March 27, 2019

Got a stinky sink? Few things are more annoying. It can ruin the atmosphere of your kitchen and, worse, attract fruit flies. Here are 4 simple methods you can follow to get rid of the stink. 

METHOD 1: BAKING SODA AND VINEGAR

It's basic chemistry to get a fizzy reaction from baking soda and vinegar. This combo works remarkably well to freshen sink drains and dissolve minor clogs. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 cup of baking soda

    ...

March 22, 2019

What if we told you that the work you do in your kitchen can waste over 400 gallons of water per year, according to the EPA? They also found that leaks in an average household account for more than 10,000 gallons of wasted water, so give us a call if you think you have a bad leak!

In the meantime, here's what you can do to conserve water in the kitchen:

1. Don't Rinse Your Dishes
If you're someone who likes to rinse dishes off...

March 20, 2019

Living in California has a lot of perks, but your water bill isn't one of them. Everybody wants to do their best to save water (especially when we're in a drought), but that can be easier said than done. With hot weather right around the corner, this issue will only get more important. 

Here are some ways you can save on your water bill:

  • Replace your current toilet and shower head with energy saving/low flow models which us...

March 15, 2019

Did you accidentally put dish soap in the dishwasher? Oh boy... It can be pretty tough to clean up and it may not wash out in a single cycle. If you don't clean those suds ASAP, you'll have another foam party waiting for you next time you run a load. 

How to Get Dish Soap out of the Dishwasher
Turn the dishwasher off as soon as you see the bubbles. To prevent water damage to the floor, place towels on the floor beneath the dis...

March 13, 2019

Oh no! You've got sewage coming out of your bathtub's drain! Outside of being just gross, this can be a very stressful situation for homeowners and it can allude to a much deeper problem going on in your plumbing system. 

Here's what you need to do if you encounter this problem:

Turn off the water: At the first sign of a sewer line clog, turn off your main water supply. You won’t want extra water to flow into areas that are alr...

March 8, 2019

Sinks, showers and toilets can often become clogged for many different reasons. For many such jobs, a plunger can do the trick and get things rolling again.

However, in order to ensure a job well done, you must think like a professional plumber and make sure you are choosing the right plunger. Here are three points to keep in mind when shopping for a plunger:

1) Get the right tool for the job
There are two main types of plunger...

March 6, 2019

Many people don’t immediately realize they have a clogged drain until it’s too late. A clogged drain will lead to you many problems that will be costly and damaging. It starts out with the inability to use the sink, shower, or toilet and then those issues could turn into a chronic clog that could cause water damage from over-flowing water.

The most common clog removal method is pouring a chemical mixture from your local s...

March 1, 2019

One of the most important aspects of your home is your main sewer line. Any sort of damage or malfunction associated with it could dramatically alter the way your home functions. The sooner you can diagnose and fix a sewer line problem, the less hassle you'll have to deal with and the lower your cost will be. Not fixing this in time could become a major expenditure for your household. 

Here are some of the ways you can tell yo...

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