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Conserve Water Today With Southwest Plumbing

CONSERVE WATER TODAY DON’T THROW YOUR DOLLARS AWAY!!   YES, ALL IT TAKES IS A LITTLE DRIP OF WATER TO MAKE A HUGE DENT IN YOUR POCKET BOOK! TIRED OF WATCHING YOUR HARD EARNED DOLLARS LITERALLY GO DOWN THE DRAIN!!!   WE ARE ALL WELL AWARE OF THE DROUGHT IN CALIFORNIA. AS MANY HOME AND BUSINESS OWNERS ARE BEING PENALIZED BY THE WATER DISTRICTS DUE TO UNINTENTIONAL EXCESSIVE WATER USE. DON’T BE PART OF THE PROBLEM, SOUTHWEST PLUMBING IS HERE WITH A SOLUTION. SCHEDULE YOUR...

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Saving Water Indoors…49 ways

Saving water indoors… We here at Southwest Plumbing would like to show you an article, from the American Water & Energy Savers website, on indoor water conservation. These are water saving ways that everyone can use to save water when performing daily activities.     Click here to be redirected to the American Water & Energy Savers website article. Here are just a few of the tips from their article: Never put water down the drain when there may be another use for it...

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Backflow protector Cages

Backflow protector Cages  Backflow Enclosure cases are designed to prevent thefts of the valuable brass components that are exposed on the backflow preventer valves. Using a backflow enclosure security case will deter theft of the brass fixtures. Southwest Plumbing is able to assess the size of backflow cage your backflow preventer valve needs, and install it with all security concerns being addressed. If you have not yet had a backflow security cage installed on your backflow preventer valve, it would be a good idea...

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Flushing your Tankless Water Heater

Flushing your Tankless Water Heater How to Maintain your Tankless Water Heater Over time, a tankless water heater can accumulate minerals that can build up on and erode the walls inside your tank’s heating chamber. To properly maintain and clean your tankless water heater, you must flush and remove the mineral deposits from your tank at least once per year, recommended is twice per year. If you are not comfortable doing this type of maintenance on your tankless water heater, Please contact us, Southwest Plumbing at...

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Don’t forget to turn off your water

Don’t forget to turn off your water Are your leaving town for the weekend? Maybe an extended leave from your residence?   It is important to address your working water when you leave your home for a period of time when no one will be around to deal with any plumbing issues. We have put together some tips to help you make decisions about your water when you home is empty. 1. You should locate the main water supply valve to your home and turn that to the off position so no water can enter the home. If there is a problem and a...

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Water Heaters Tankless and Standard

Water Heaters Tankless and Standard Tankless Water Heaters If your hot water heater isn’t doing its job – whether that means leaks or unreliable hot water – we can help you decide whether replacement or water heater repair is your best option. We work on traditional gas and electric water heaters as well as tankless systems. And we know the problem signs to look for. Leaks from the bottom of a water heater point toward different problems than leaking valves. Hot Water Heaters & Systems: Repair, Replacement & New...

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Hydro-Jetting

Hydro-Jetting Our trained, licensed and professional Hydro-Jetting technicians use nothing but the finest state-of-the-art Hydro-Jetting equipment and our large Hydro-Jetting inventory means that our experienced technicians can safely hydro-jet and unclog your stopped up kitchen sink as well as clear a backed up 10 foot main sewer line.   Our largest Hydro-Jetting machines can deliver as much as 4000 psi at 18 gallons per minute and the pressure is adjustable so it can handle any given...

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Utility & Pipe Locating

Pipe Locating The plumbing pipes in your home and business are conveniently hidden away underground or in your walls and ceilings. And that’s a good thing. Except when you want to add an extra fixture or your are thinking about re-modeling and want to know if a pipe is near-by and if you have an existing problem with a pipe and want to know where the pipe is without guessing. Often, knowing the exact location of the pipes is the first step in diagnosing a problem. In the past hidden pipes...

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Leak Detection

Water leaks are a common occurrence in Southern California due to shifting grounds, corrosive coastal soil, and inland heat. Water is an expensive and valuable commodity. It can literally cost consumers thousands of dollars in damages if a leak goes undetected. As leaders of the industry, Southwest Plumbing not only employs highly skilled technicians, but also has a proven reputation for using the latest water leakage detection technology. Just making routine check around your property can...

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Smoke Testing

About Smoke Testing: Efficient and cost effective, smoke-testing has become a world-wide standard for finding leaks in sewer systems. By forcing smoke-filled air through a sewer or plumbing system, leaks can be quickly detected as smoke escapes through problem areas. This method involves pumping smoke through sanitary sewers from utility manholes in streets or within public easements while observing and documenting where smoke exits. Depending on the specific circumstances, the exiting smoke...

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