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What is Hydro-Jetting?

Some clogged drains are too deeply blocked for any amount of plunging or snaking to ever clear them. For these problems, your Sacramento plumber might recommend hydro-jetting. This drain cleaning method is one of the best options available for clearing out blocked drains.

Before hydro-jetting, your plumbing technicians will use a video camera attached to a plumbing snake in order to spy the exact location of a deep, stubborn clog. A clog that requires hydro-jetting might be caused by corroded pipes, accumulated grease, or infiltrating roots. Once the cause and location of the clog have been identified, your plumber will then snake a hydro-jetting nozzle to the location of the clog, scouring the interior of the pipe with streams of water that blast the clog at a pressure of 4,000 psi.

To clear clogged drains and prevent them from happening in the future, call Ace Plumbing at (916) 455-4548. We’re on-call 24/7 to ensure that your drains get moving again as soon as possible.

7 Common Causes of Clogs [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re like many homeowners, chances are you don’t think about your plumbing until something goes wrong. A plumbing problem can have a significant impact on your daily life, and will require the services of a Sacramento plumber. Drain clogs are one of the most common plumbing issues, but can often be prevented with a bit of forethought. Grease and fat can build up along the walls of pipes, eventually preventing water from passing through. Be sure to dispose of grease and other food substances such as coffee grounds and starchy pasta in the garbage—not down the drain. Hair is another common culprit when it comes to drain clogs, so use a hair trap to minimize the amount that goes down the shower drain. Check out this Infographic to learn more about common causes of drain clogs and what you can do to prevent them. Please share with your friends and family.

The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

Next time you take a look at your energy bill, bear this in mind: almost one third of the money you’re paying goes toward heating water. According to the U.S. Energy Information Agency, the average energy bill for a U.S. consumer is $111.08, so your water heater may be costing you dearly. A simple appliance upgrade could cut those costs significantly by the time your next bill comes up. Read on for a look at the benefits of installing a tankless water heater.

Conserve energy

A traditional heater works by storing water, and heating it constantly, even when you’re not using it. This accounts for the high energy cost. A tankless water heater only draws power when you are using it to get hot water. In a tankless water heater, water from your water main runs through a set of heating coils and is instantly brought up to the temperature you want for showers, baths, or dish washing.

Save space

Conventional water heater tanks take up a great deal of space, whether in a utility closet, a garage, or just outside the house. These bulky tanks also have to be looked after, as they are prone to rusting and leaking. You can provide a whole house with plenty of hot water from a tankless heater that is the size of a suitcase. Think of all that free closet space!

Never run out of hot water

Anyone who grew up with siblings knows that there is only so much hot water in a traditional water heater. When that water runs out, you have to wait for the tank to refill with cool water and heat back up to a satisfactory temperature. Tankless water heaters heat the water instantly as it enters the house. As long as you have water coming in, you can have hot water for your shower.

Tankless water heaters increase both cost savings and convenience. If you live in Sacramento and are looking for hot water heater repair or installation, call Ace Plumbing at (916) 455-4548. We also offer emergency plumber services for those times when your old water heater lets you know that it’s time to upgrade.

Tips for Hiring a Plumber

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A qualified plumber can keep your plumbing system running efficiently and quickly alleviate any problems that you may come across. Finding a competent plumber is not always easy, however. Keep reading for a few helpful tips for hiring a plumber.

It is typically a good idea to find a local plumber soon after you move to a new location. That way, if you find yourself with a plumbing emergency on your hands, you can call your familiar plumbing service to deal with it without any surprises. When looking for a new plumber, it often pays to shop around. Ask different plumbing services for estimates. Visit different plumbing services’ websites to find out what kind of services they offer and how much they typically charge. You can also ask your options for references or talk to your local friends to see if they like their plumbers.

If you are looking for a reputable plumber in Sacramento, look no further than Ace Plumbing. We are proud to offer a range of important services, including air conditioning repair, toilet repair, and septic services. Feel free to call us today at 916-455-4548 or visit our website to find out more about what we can do for you.

Comparing Conventional and Tankless Water Heaters

Conventional water heaters used to be the unchallenged choice, but plumbing advancements in the form of tankless water heaters have brought some quality competition. Watch this video clip to compare conventional and tankless water heaters.

Conventional water heaters constantly store heated water in your home. The tank sends out the hot water that you need and fills back up with cold water. Unfortunately, this can pose a problem if you have a large family. Tankless water heaters heat your water instantaneously, so you will never run out of hot water. These water heaters are also substantially more efficient than their conventional counterparts.

At Ace Plumbing, we offer effective hot water heater repair in Sacramento. We also specialize in drain cleaning and hydro jetting. If you live in the area and would like to get more information about our plumbing services, please stop in and meet with us today or call us at 916-455-4548.

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