Many of us know the importance of conserving water as it’s crucial for the environment and our wallets. However, occasionally, you may notice an unusually high water bill due to leaks and issues with your plumbing systems. A high water bill indicates that water is going to waste somewhere in your home. That’s why tracking down the cause and fixing … Read More
Sacramento Water and Energy Forecast for 2022
There is an urgent call to action for water and energy conservation throughout the year in the Greater Sacramento area. Luckily, detailed below are many different things someone can do in their efforts to conserve these rapidly depleting resources. One of the first things to address in the conservation of energy around the house is water heaters. One thing that … Read More
5 Ways to Save Water This Summer
With summer fast approaching, water use in California is about to take a sharp climb. Hot weather often means more showers, more watering of lawns and gardens, and more parties (which lead to more dishes and cleaning). How can you do your part to help the environment, and help yourself save gallons and dollars alike? Minimize and Time Watering We … Read More
Pick the Right Material For Your Bathroom Sink
We’re convinced that there are two times you should stay away from Google. One is when you’re sick (since every case of the sniffles is apparently fatal), and the other is when you’re remodeling your home, because there’s just too much contradictory information out there. Rather than suggesting brands, Ace Plumbing is going to take a different tack: we’ll cover … Read More
Should You Replace Your Water Heater?
Your water heater’s days are numbered. But is it time to replace it? That question isn’t always easy to answer, since — like your other major appliances — it’s not stamped with an expiration date. That doesn’t mean you can’t tell when it’s time for a new water heater. Follow this simple checklist from Ace Plumbing to help determine whether … Read More
Picking and Installing an Office Water Cooler
The office water cooler is a place where an employee can clear their head, chat about last night’s episode of Game of Thrones, or talk about the football standings. It’s also a great way to provide fresh, clean water — and an alternative from high-calorie teas and sodas found in many companies’ break rooms. And it’s available in more forms … Read More
Is My Tap Water Safe to Drink?
Concerns over the quality of our drinking water are climbing. And it’s not just Flint that’s getting attention. A recent article in the Sacramento Bee paints an alarming picture: 360,000 Californians with unsafe drinking water, and at least six million whose water companies have fallen short of state safety standards at one time or another since 2012. But before you … Read More
New Homebuyer’s Plumbing Checklist
The Money Pit wasn’t Tom Hanks’ best film or his most popular. But it resonates to this day with anybody who’s ever bought a house with high hopes only to find out that it wasn’t what it first seemed to be. If you’d like to spend more time enjoying your new home than on the phone with Ace Plumbing, start … Read More
Are You Watering Your Lawn Properly?
We all want a lawn that’s the envy of the block. That means plenty of maintenance: seeding, fertilizing, feeding, raking, and — given the dry California climate — usually plenty of watering, even as summer turns to fall. If you’re worried that you’re watering incorrectly, sprinkler and irrigation installation from Ace Plumbing could be in order. Common Lawn Watering Errors … Read More
Why is My Faucet Leaking?
A dripping faucet isn’t just a source of annoyance and lost sleep. It’s a tremendous waste of water. That slow but steady leak may not seem like much, but all those drips and drops add up much faster than you’d think. In fact, the EPA states that a faucet that drips once per second wastes 3,000 gallons per year. Here’s … Read More