Building a Home Plumbing Tool Kit

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It’s a good idea to have a home preparedness kit for just about any emergency—the recent run on toilet paper, anyone? However, building a home plumbing tool kit is probably not high on any prepper’s priority list. But a home plumbing emergency can happen at any time, and our friendly San Luis Obispo plumbers have come up with a list … Read More

Water Saving Tips for Summer

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It’s summertime – in case you haven’t checked your thermometer – and everything around California is drying up. In fact, we’re in a pretty bad drought after very little rain this winter and spring. Meaning, these water-saving plumbing tips from your friendly San Luis Obispo plumbers are particularly important to implement to conserve this valuable resource. 1. Re-think Your Yard … Read More

Eco-Friendly Plumbing Tips

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There’s no doubt that plumbing plays a huge role in eco-friendly living. Conserving water, especially here in California, is just part of our day-to-day life. But making environmentally friendly choices with your home’s plumbing isn’t only the responsible thing to do, but it also will save you some money. Our friendly San Luis Obispo plumbers have come up with a … Read More

Winter Plumbing Tips

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With the sun shining and temperatures in the 70s well into December, it’s not exactly the Great White North here on California’s Central Coast. But that doesn’t mean cold temperatures and inclement weather isn’t on its way eventually, which means you should think about ways your plumbing might be affected. Here are some tips from our San Luis Obispo plumbers … Read More

Transform Your Bathroom Into a Personal Oasis

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These days, it seems a spa day, every day, is in order. There’s nothing better than letting the stress of the day wash away in a steamy, luxurious setting that relaxes and rejuvenates the body and mind. But the reality is, we can’t all make it to the spa each and every day. So why not bring the spa to … Read More

Prevent Plumbing Problems While Everyone Is Home for the Summer

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Last year, we gave you some tips about kid-proofing your plumbing. This year, our San Luis Obispo plumbers are kicking it up a notch with some additional tips to help you prevent plumbing problems while everyone’s home for the summer. Yes, we still recommend safety latches and locks, anti-scald devices, drain covers, and seasonal inspections. Here are some more things … Read More

Low-Flow in S.L.O.

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Low-Flow Fixtures, Griffin Plumbing in SLO

As we face another abnormally dry winter, your favorite San Luis Obispo plumbers are here with some info about water-conserving plumbing fixtures. California civil code has required low-flow fixtures for over 25 years. During that time, the codes have changed further, and the performance of fixtures has improved. If your home hasn’t had its fixtures upgraded, or your improvements were … Read More

5 Plumbing Myths to Stop Believing in 2020

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1. You can sharpen the blades on your garbage disposal with eggshells or ice cubes. Here’s a news flash. Your garbage disposal doesn’t actually have blades! Unlike a blender, a garbage disposal (aka garbage disposer) grinds food. Impellers mounted on a spinning plate work with centrifugal force to force food against a stationary grind ring. Then running water is used … Read More

Water Quality Warning Signs

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San Luis Obispo Plumbers Water Quality

Does your cup runneth over with unpleasantness? Is something waiting for you in your bathtub? Because water quality can affect your health, family, home, appliances, pets, and plants, it’s good to know what’s in there. Some indicators of poor or unsafe water quality are only found through testing, but others are easier for homeowners to detect. Our plumbers in San … Read More