How Much is My Running Toilet Costing Me?

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Is your toilet running? That question isn’t just the beginning of a few million prank phone calls. It’s also a question you should ask yourself if you’re looking to slash your water bill or avoid some expensive home repairs. Small leaks aren’t just a minor annoyance. Ace Plumbing knows from experience that those little drips and drops can add up … Read More

Preventing Burst Pipes and Flooding

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It’s enough to strike fear into the heart of any homeowner: you come home to water damage and destroyed valuables because of a burst pipe. It’s not something that happens often, and luckily for you, Ace Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning has some steps you can take to keep it from happening to you. An Ounce of Prevention… Pipes burst … Read More

Eco-Friendly Bathroom Upgrades

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If you’re remodeling your home with Mother Earth in mind, one of the best ways to approach your remodel might surprise you. Things like Energy Star-rated appliances, good insulation, and a strong roof help, but one area many people overlook is their water consumption. “Green” your bathroom remodel with an assist from Ace Plumbing and you can not only save … Read More

How Much Water Do We Waste?

Humans use a tremendous amount of water for tasks like gardening, showering, washing dishes and flushing the toilet. And while this use is part of the part of the earth’s hydrologic cycle, overuse and leaky plumbing causes clean water to be squandered. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), leaks may cause a home to waste 10,000 gallons of water per year. … Read More

When Should I Replace My Sprinkler System?

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Upgrading Your Sprinkler System If you are thinking about changing your landscaping, your sprinkler system may need a refresh to accommodate the new design. Here’s where to put your sprinkling system into your upgrade plan to ensure the least hassle or delay. Prior to Installing New Landscaping As you start to plan out your summer garden, you might be tempted … Read More

How Much Water Does My Lawn Need?

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It’s an age old question about your yard. Using too much water is a waste, but not enough puts your landscaping at risk. With this guide, you will know how to adjust your watering to the proper amount. 1. Test Watering Cycle The first step to take is to turn on the watering cycle and see how it runs. If … Read More

Your Sprinkling System Is Flooding. Now What?

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You go outside to check on your sprinkler, and see that a portion of the yard is flooded. Before you start to panic, take a deep breath and realize that you can probably identify the problem and have it repaired within a day or two. Here’s how to prevent damage to your lawn, and what might be going wrong. Stop … Read More

Are You Using Too Much Water?

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Sacramento summers seem to have two ubiquitous features: droughts and heat. If you are not careful, you may use too much water in your yard. Here are several ways to know that you are wasting water and money on your landscaping. Watering Indiscriminately When you do not know how to properly water a specific kind of plant or garden, you … Read More

Does Your Toilet Fit Your Lifestyle?

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You have had a toilet for many years, and it still seems to work great. But does it work with you? Think carefully about these aspects of toilets to determine what kind of toilet is best for your family. Household Concerns The dynamic of your household changes over time, and with those changes you might need to think about what … Read More

Smart Home Upgrades for Your Plumbing

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Is smart plumbing even a thing? Yes, it most certainly is. If you are looking to add more smart home features to your home, your plumbing deserves a few upgrades as well. Here are a handful of items on the market to make your life easier. Smart Sprinklers If you want to have a sprinkling system that intuitively knows how … Read More