Ace Pelizon Plumbing Blog

What to Do When There’s No Hot Water

May 15th, 2017

water-rainfall-showerheadA lack of hot water is no small problem. You probably use the hot water for more than you realize. It’s not just for showering—without hot water, you’d have a much harder time rinsing dishes or even just washing your face and hands without feeling way too uncomfortable. In addition to this, hot water is used in your dishwasher and clothes washing machine. So what can you do when the water heater stops working completely? Continue Reading

Avoid a Messy Yard with Trenchless Sewer Repair

May 1st, 2017

pipe-ground-trenchThe sewer line, the pipe that runs underneath your yard and to the sewer system, is not something you’ve given a lot of thought to. But when you find out it’s broken, it can become your biggest stress. A broken sewer line could leak sewage onto your property, and backup is more than just a hassle; it’s a health hazard.

But the idea of ripping up your front yard to replace this vital part of your property is an annoyance, to say the least. Thankfully, local plumbers may have a solution. Trenchless sewer repair allows some plumbers to essentially replace the sewer line without the need to rip up your yard. Learn more about this process below. Continue Reading

Is Hydro Jetting the Drain Cleaning Solution You Need?

April 17th, 2017

sink-drain-cleaningSometimes, drain clogs can be handled somewhat easily with a simple home plunger, whether in the sink or the toilet. Sometimes, they almost seem to go away on their own. But oftentimes these clogs, which may originate in the drain opening, travel further along the sewer line, clogging up the main outlet to your sewer line.

When sewer lines clog up and affect your home’s entire drainage system, hydro jetting is often the best bet. Sometimes, it’s even the better option when a single drain is clogging or causing problems. So is it the best option for you right now? Find out with our guide. Continue Reading

How Plumbers Repair Your Sewer Line

April 3rd, 2017

construction-digging-outsideWhen your sewer line is in need of repair, you cannot afford to wait. A broken sewer line may allow sewage to leak into your fixtures or all around your property, and that’s something no one wants to think about.

Leave it to the professionals—and fast. Call a plumber who can repair your sewer line, but make sure they have the right tools for the job. While many plumbers offer sewer repair and replacement services, only a select few have the equipment for a trenchless sewer repair in West Covina, CA. Call us to learn more! Continue Reading

How Do Reverse Osmosis Water Purifiers Work?

March 20th, 2017

water-sink-handsClean water is something you’ve come to expect. Maybe you feel that the water straight from your tap is perfectly fine, or maybe you purchase bottled water from the store each week. Perhaps you refill a water pitcher multiple times a day. In any case, you’re likely not getting your water in the cleanest, most efficient way.

The best system our plumbers can offer to improve your water quality is a reverse osmosis water system. Reverse osmosis systems may be installed underneath a sink or to the water line supplying water to the entire house. A scientific process allows for water purer than what you’ll get with other home systems. Continue Reading

Can You Replace a Single-Handled Faucet with a Double-Handle?

March 13th, 2017

two-handled-bathroom-faucet-sinkDeciding whether to have a single-handled or a double-handled faucet is really a matter of preference. One type of faucet is not necessarily better than the other. Some prefer the ease of use of a single-handle faucet for the kitchen. However, we often hear from homeowners looking for a different bathroom faucet style.

Thankfully, replacing a single handled-faucet with a double-handled faucet or vice versa is not too difficult—especially for an experienced plumber. Almost all modern bathroom sinks come standard with three holes for faucet installation. A single handled faucet has a face plate that simply stretches across to cover the other two holes that aren’t in use. Continue Reading

Can a Leaky Garbage Disposal Be Fixed?

February 20th, 2017

garbage-disposal-repairLeaks underneath the kitchen sink can actually do quite a bit of damage in your cabinetry. Water damage and mold growth are serious risks, so you want to get the problem taken care of as soon as you can. First, you have to narrow down the source of the problem—the faucet, the drain pipes, or the garbage disposal.

A leaky garbage disposal is a common source of dripping underneath the sink. The good news is that a plumber may be able to help with a repair that lasts for a long time to come. However, this isn’t always the case. Continue Reading

How to Purify Your Water Supply

February 6th, 2017

shower-waterYou probably know that most cities have a water purification process that cleans the water before it moves into the pipes in your home. However, that doesn’t mean the water in your home is truly as clean as you need it to be.

Impurities in the water supply change the taste of our water or give it foul odors. What’s worse is that it could make you sick, especially if someone in the family has an immune system disorder. Below, learn how to test and treat your water, with the help of a professional plumber or a water treatment specialist. Continue Reading

Water Heater FAQ: Do I Need to Replace a Leaky Unit?

January 23rd, 2017

Often, a faulty water heater can be repaired rather than replaced. However, there are many circumstances in which the only safe and effective way to retain hot water is to replace the entire system.

A quality plumber does not recommend a water heater replacement where repairs are possible. Take a look at some of the possible causes and solutions for a leaky water heater, so that you have a better idea of what to
water-heater-repair expect. Continue Reading

Can You Tell If a Backflow Preventer Needs Repair?

January 16th, 2017

When you own a commercial property, you have a lot of responsibilities. And that means that you may not have the time or resources to check on every part of your property for damage. In fact, even when you do have hired help on staff to maintain your property, there are some things they simply cannot be qualified to do.

The backflow preventer on your property—the large plumbing equipment outside—must be tested once a year. And you must call a qualified, certified backflow tester to do it. There’s simply no other way to see that this device is working properly, even if it seems you would be able to tell. Continue Reading