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

Season’s Greetings from Ace Plumbing!

It’s one thing to misplace a wrench or your glasses, but we’re starting to wonder where we might’ve left 2019. It was just here a minute ago, and now it seems like it’s just about gone. Before 2020 elbows its way in, we wanted to take time for something important: we wanted to say “thanks.” Like you, we often find … Read More

Choosing the Right Water Heater

water filter

California homeowners have many reasons to look for a new water heater, whether they’re building a new home or ensuring their current home stays comfortable. A remodel can be a great time to replace an aging water heater, or a growing family may find that they’ve outgrown a smaller model. Finding the right water heater is challenging, but it’s easier … Read More

Is Duct Cleaning Worth It?


An article in the Philadelphia Inquirer asks a question that many of you are probably wondering about at this time of year: “Duct Cleaning: Worth it or Hot Air?” The question doesn’t exactly lend itself to a simple yes or no answer, since there are compelling reasons both to clean your ducts and to leave well enough alone, and times … Read More

Septic System Care Tips

septic tank

If you’re like most people, you pay attention to your diet. That doesn’t mean, of course, that what you’re taking in is always going to be the best thing for you. As if you didn’t have enough to worry about, you also have to give some thought to what you “feed” your septic system. A few precautions taken now will … 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

12 Air Conditioning Facts You Didn’t Know

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Some modern conveniences are so pervasive it’s easy to take them for granted. From email to microwave ovens, they’re just… there. The same can be said of air conditioning, which we don’t tend to think about unless it stops working. As the weather warms up, let’s mark the change of seasons with some air conditioning facts you didn’t know. Remember … Read More

Time for a Spring Irrigation Tune-Up

irrigation land

At Ace Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning, we know that animals aren’t the only thing that hibernate through the winter. Your air conditioner does, too, but you probably already knew that even if you didn’t think of it in quite those terms. Something else that’s been idling through the cold and needs some attention now that it’s warming up is … Read More

A Short History of Indoor Plumbing

interior of bathroom with antique fixtures

When faced with something that saves time or labor, or otherwise does something useful, people will often tell you it’s the greatest thing since sliced bread. We’ve always preferred “the best thing since indoor plumbing,” partly because we can slice our own bread, and partly because we’d rather not trudge outdoors every time nature calls. If you’ve ever wondered where … Read More

Choosing the Right Kitchen Sink

choosing the right faucet

Whether you’re building a new home from scratch, remodeling a dated old kitchen, or replacing a sink that’s seen better days, you may soon find yourself overwhelmed with the sheer number of choices. Because of that, Ace Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning is taking this opportunity to simplify the process. Rather than an extensive list of brands, or a confusing … Read More