There are not too many things that are worse than a sewer backup in your home. This is the place you raise your children, take care of your animals, eat your dinner, and the last thing you want is the horrible odor and issues that happen to your home when a sewer backup occurs. If you want to know and … Read More
What to do if You Have Roots in Your Pipes?
The trees in your yard are beautiful and not only do they add to the curb appeal of your home, they are great for the environment and they provide shade for you and your family, but there is a downside to having trees in your yard. One of the main issues is the fact that the tree’s roots can possibly … Read More
How to Properly Care for Your Septic System in the Greater Sacramento area
Learn how to care for your septic system and a few signs that your tank needs emptying and how long a septic tank should last.
Winter Care Tips for Your Septic System
Even though winters in California aren’t nearly as harsh as they’d be in some other parts of the country, they’re still cold enough to be cautious. That’s especially true if you have a septic system, since they can be fickle and need pampering during the colder months. These tips from Ace Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning will help protect your … Read More
Why Do I Keep Running out of Hot Water?
It’s happened to all of us. You’re in the middle of washing dishes, or taking a hot shower at the end of a long day, and you feel the water temperature starting to drop. If you don’t hurry up, you’ll have cold hands — or worse. If it’s happening often, how can you keep from running out of hot water? … Read More
Time for Trenchless Water and Sewer Service?
Sacramento was founded in 1848. Davis followed in 1850, Lincoln by 1859, and Folsom in the 1860’s. Some days, it seems like the sewer and water systems haven’t been changed since. When something goes wrong with one or the other, the resulting repairs can be very disruptive. While we can’t eliminate all of the disruption and inconvenience, Ace Plumbing uses … Read More
Common Causes of Toilet Clogs
There are few things more annoying – and embarrassing – than discovering that you have a clogged toilet. It can also be a tough issue to address because clogged toilets can have a number of underlying causes that are difficult to identify. Fortunately, clogged toilets can sometimes be avoided with preventative efforts, and most of these common causes of clogged … 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
Is it Flushable?
There’s a viral video posted by American Standard that makes us cringe. Yes, flushing golf balls, marshmallows, and flip phones down the toilet probably makes for great PR (and has already spawned lots of imitators on YouTube). But it’s awful for your plumbing. Thankfully, our customers are more sensible than that. But even they get tripped up occasionally — often … Read More
Signs of a Sewer Line Issue
You probably don’t give your sewer lines a second thought. Even people who are vigilant about other parts of their home plumbing — like drains, pipes, and fixtures — don’t worry about sewers until something has gone visibly, and often terribly, wrong. However, like the rest of your home, your sewer lines will often warn you when something’s wrong. Here’s … Read More