If you’re remodeling your bathroom in 2018, or finally undertaking some long-delayed repairs, you might be concerned with a look that’s fresh and modern. It seems like tastes change yearly, so what kind of bathroom fixtures should you be looking at before you call Ace Plumbing? High-Tech Toilets Water-efficient toilets are a must. If you’re removing an older toilet that … Read More
How Much Water Does My Running Toilet Use in Sacramento?
A slow drip, or the occasional sound of your toilet running, doesn’t exactly cause panic. How much water does a running toilet use, after all? But what if each of those drops was a penny? That might help you visualize the hidden cost of a leaky toilet. It may also help you realize that the cost to repair a toilet … Read More
Preventing Burst Pipes and Flooding
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
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 in a Year?
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that the average home wastes 90 gallons of water per day. That adds up quickly — 10,000 gallons of water per household per year, and over 1 trillion gallons if you tally the national average. That may seem extreme, but once you understand where water waste comes from, you’ll begin to understand that you’re … Read More
When Should I Replace My Sprinkler System?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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