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  • Sewer & Drain Cleaning for Residential Properties by JC Plumbing
    or a clogged sewer drain can happen to anyone at any given time and often it isn t as simple as throwing some Chemical Drain Cleaner down the blocked or slow drain and wait for the clog inside to go away there is a process that is required to be followed so as to achieve the objective that is to have clean sewers This article seeks to guide people on sewer and drain cleaning When one has the intent of sewer and drain cleaning someone should always start from inside the house The trap and trap arm are the first places stoppages inside drains will occur Then go to the outside to clean out and remove the plug or cap If possible it is highly advisable to run cold water through it should be noted that hot water should never be used in the place of cold This will moisten the residue and wash the line clean People should always remember to always use a ground fault interrupter in line with the electrical cord to prevent electrical shock Once the line is clear the best thing to do is run a high pressure jet With water jetting you can remove all of the rust scales that were left behind by the cable It does not really matter where someone s drainage system is clogged all plumbers will advise clients against the use of chemical drain cleaner to fix a totally blocked drain To clear a completely blocked drain you will need some professional plumbing tools and drain cleaning equipment like a sewer jet A sewer jet will blast away the blockage and restore the pipes to a good condition After using a sewer jet it is always a good idea to test the integrity of your sewer systems using a

    Original URL path: http://www.jcplumbing.us/residential-plumbing-services/sewer-drain-cleaning (2016-02-16)
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  • Sewer Line Cleaning Services for Residential Properties by JC Plumbing
    Properties by JC Plumbing Sewer lines are of great importance as they are what carry all the waste excretes from human beings and dumps them to the relevant dumping site As such the cleaning of sewer lines has to be done with the utmost care and specialty Most people tend to think that carrying out sewer line cleaning is an easy task some people even opt to buy chemicals which they think to be able to clean the sewer lines which unfortunately is not the case Plumbers actually advise people against using such chemicals for the sewer cleaning purposes In order for the best result in sewer lines cleaning to be achieved the following need to be done One has to first locate the cleanout plug on their plumbing system The clean out plugis normally a large nut near the bottom of the soil stack on the main drain line One then needs to place a bucket beneath the nutso as to catch any liquids that have accumulated in the course of time One then needs to remove the nut the clean out plug using a large wrench Be prepared to step back as the blocked water will overflow once the plug nut is removed due to the pressure that accumulates during the time that the nut is closing the hole Thereafter snake an auger through the open pipe running it back and forth several times to dislodge the clog This act of snaking an auger is very important to the process of sewer lines cleaning After the snaking process the plumber or whoever is doing the sewer lines cleaning process has to remember to replace the nut the clean out plug on the now clean drain This process of sewer lines cleaning is not for the faint at heart

    Original URL path: http://www.jcplumbing.us/residential-plumbing-services/sewer-lines (2016-02-16)
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  • Shower & Tub Services for Residential Properties by JC Plumbing
    most important item of a household and is actually what is used to gage the value of a house is its showers and tubs Showers and tubs are the main attraction in the bathroom of a person and as such shower and tub developers have dedicated a great deal of their time and resources towards developing some of the most stylish showers and tubs so that they can suit the lifestyle and comfort of a person Maybe someone has a big family some would undoubtedly prefer to shower while others prefer to take a bath in the tub If one has children the most appropriate choice for them should be to use a tub This is so because it is only in tubs where the child can be placed in a comfortable posture so as to be washed appropriately In the case where other members of the family would prefer to use showers one needs to consider things such as the amount of water flow from the shower itself before selecting the shower It would be advisable to get the opinion of other family members or even go shower shopping with them if possible as it would enable the entire family to choose a particular design of shower that they like The good thing about showers and tubs these days is that you can be sure to find one that suits your economic status style and the amount of space you have available Technology has made it possible for people to be able to be more involved in the designing of their showers and tubs This is so as it is not possible for a shop or designer to have the exact design that someone has in mind This technology enables people to own showers and tubs that are unique

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  • Sump Pump Maintenance & Services for Residential Properties by JC Plumbing
    the purpose of removing groundwater that accumulates around someone s house Sump pumps are ideal for those parts of the country that experience heavy rain and are necessary for houses built on flat or low lying areas Sump pumps can save you thousands of dollars which will be spent due to damage when flooding occurs sump pumps provide everyday protection from groundwater and accumulated moisture Sump pumps are normally used where basement flooding happens regularly and to remedy dampness where the water table is above the foundation of a home Sump pumps serve the function of sending water away from a house to any place where it is no longer problematic such as a municipal storm drain or a dry well Sump pumps are usually hardwired into a home s electrical system They may even have a battery backup The home s pressurized water supply powers some pumps eliminating the need for electricity at the expense of using potable water potentially making them more expensive to operate than electrical pumps and creating an additional water disposal problem Since a sump basin may overflow if not constantly pumped a backup system is important for cases when the main power is out for prolonged periods of time Generally there are two types of sump pumps the pedestal and submersible The pedestal pump s motor is mounted above the sump where it is more easily serviced but is also more conspicuous The pump impeller is driven by a long vertical extension shaft and the impeller is in scroll housing in the base of the pump The submersible pump is entirely mounted inside the sump and is specially sealed to prevent electrical short circuits Sump pump systems are also used in industrial and commercial applications to control water table related problems in surface soil

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  • Toilet Repair & Services for Residential Properties by JC Plumbing
    a small room referred to as a toilet or at times bathroom as commonly referred to by many people The most common type of toilets that are located in most people s home are the flush toilets The only difference would actually come in the designing of the flush toilet but all in all the flush toilet is the most common toilet in the world Typical flush toilets are vitreous ceramic bowl containing water plus special plumbing made to be rapidly filled with more water The water in the toilet bowl is connected to a hollow drain pipe shaped like a upside down U connecting the drain One side of the U channel is arranged as a hollow siphon tube longer than the water in the bowl is high The siphon tube then connects to the drain The bottom of the upside down U shaped drain pipe limits the height of the water in the bowl before it flows down the drain If water is poured slowly into the toilet bowl it simply flows over the bottom of the upside down U and pours slowly down the drain The water in the bowl both acts as a barrier to sewer gas entering and as a receptacle for waste Sewer gas is vented though a vent pipe attached to the sewer line When a person flushes a flush toilet a valve opens which allows the toilet tank s water to quickly enter the toilet bowl This rapid influx of water into the toilet bowl of the tank water causes the swirling water in the bowl to rapidly rise and fill the upside down U shaped drain and the siphon tube mounted in the back of the toilet The siphon action rapidly pulls nearly all of the water and waste in the

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  • Water Heater Services for Residential Properties by JC Plumbing
    raise the temperature of incoming cold water from a municipal main or well The heated water is stored in a tank and distributed on demand to showers bathtubs sinks and other water using equipment in the home school hospital or restaurant Water heaters serve the sole purpose of ensuring that the residence where they are installed in furnished with hot water at the request of the inhabitants There are several types of water heaters that are available in the current market they range in type price and installation These varieties include Storage tank water heaters these are by far the most common type used in Canada These systems heat and store water in a tank so that hot water is available to the home at any time As hot water is drawn from the top of the tank cold water enters the bottom of the tank and is heated The heating source can be electricity gas or oil These storage tank water heaters are known to be energy saving Tankless water heaters these systems do not have a storage tank They heat water only when it is needed thus avoiding standby heat loss through tank walls and water pipes The most basic units consist of either an electric element or a gas burner surrounded by flowing water Tankless water heaters are usually installed to serve a specific need near the point of use such as under a kitchen sink Depending on overall water usage they may not have the capacity to supply an entire home with hot water For this reason they are often used as booster heaters to supplement another water heating system Solar water heaters use the sun s energy to heat water Solar systems can supply up to 50 percent of the energy needed to heat water

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  • Water Softener Services for Residential Properties by JC Plumbing
    Water softeners are used in the reduction of the concentration of calcium magnesium and certain other impurities that may be found in hard water These ions that make the water be hard can cause a variety of undesired effects including interfering with the action of soaps the buildup of limescale which can foul plumbing and galvanic corrosion These unwanted water hardeners can also cause sickness to people at the same time it can also be good to some Water softeners are specific ion exchangers that are designed for the sole purpose of removing ions which are positively charged Softeners mainly remove calcium and magnesium ions Calcium and magnesium are what essentially make water be termed as hard The Calcium and Magnesium ions are referred to as hardness minerals Softeners are sometimes even applied to remove iron The softening devices are able to remove up to five milligrams per literof dissolved iron Softeners can operate automatic semi automatic or manual Each type is rated on the amount of hardness it can remove before regeneration is necessary A water softener collects hardness minerals within its conditioning tank and from time to time flushes them away to drain Ion exchangers are often used for water softening When an ion exchanger is applied for water softening it will replace the calcium and magnesium ions in the water with other ions for instance sodium or potassium The exchanger ions are added to the ion exchanger reservoir as sodium and potassium salts Picking the right water softeners is an important step in the purification of your water In order to understand sizing it is best to understand how it all works What water softeners do is trade hard minerals in water for soft minerals in water The typical trade is as calcium which is a hard

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  • Commercial Plumbing Contractor Services for the Greater Murrieta Area
    how such backflow can be prevented Read more Drain Cleaning Drain cleaning is an activity that most people tend to ignore up until their drains are already clogged and a plumber is needed to fix the clog Drain cleaning is something that each and every person is suppose to actively engage in as this is what helps keep your sinks clean and in good working conditions This article will seek to advice on how to go about properly cleaning your drains Read more Faucets and Sinks Every house and most importantly kitchen needs to have the right sort of faucets and sinks Faucets and sinks come in various sizes designs and color all these is so as to suit the lifestyle of various people Read more Grease Traps Grease traps are also known as grease interceptors grease recovery devices and grease converters Grease traps are plumbing devices designed to intercept most greases and solids before they enter a wastewater disposal system Grease traps are important as they make our plumbing systems more efficient Read more Leak Detection Pipeline leak detection includes hydrostatic test after pipeline erection and leak detection during service Pipe leak detection is something that has to be dealt with a lot of severity as a leaking pipe can cause great loss to a home or a business Read more Liquid Waste There are liquid wastes in several sectors of the economy the only thing that humans can do is to find a way of maximizing on the liquid waste Agriculture is an important source where manure particularly poses an environmental burden but where methane may be captured and used for energy production before the manure is used as fertilizer Read more Pipe Repair Pipes are essentially the reason why people can be able to enjoy the luxury

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