10 Dec 2020

common plumbing mishaps and how to avoid them
Sometimes, life happens. One day, your house is in tip-top shape, all appliances and utilities working in perfect order; and the next, your plumbing causes a flood. Be the issue with your toilet, your kitchen sink, or your shower drain, those problems were actually a long time coming, even if the stoppage appeared seemingly out of nowhere. Many plumbing and water damage mishaps are a ...

09 Dec 2020

hiring a plumber
In need of an experienced plumber in Sacramento? There is always points to consider when faced with the task of repairing or maintaining your residential plumbing system. While we understand that there are some jobs that can be tackled by yourself, for the more serious issues nothing more than an experienced plumber will suffice. At Clarke & Rush we know that it can be daunting when...

17 Nov 2020

smartest investment for your home
One of The Smartest Investments You Can Make In Your Home! Clarke & Rush encourages our customers to take a long term approach to Smart Energy Savings while improving your homes comfort, value and monthly energy savings on your utility bills. One of the smartest investments you can make in your home is to have the proper insulation working which provides year-around comfort and savi...

09 Nov 2020

don't skip water heater maintenance
This is typically the time of year that homeowners schedule maintenance for their heating systems so that they’re ready to handle the colder temperatures. But there are other parts of your home that also deserve this type of attention—such as your water heater. The water heater is one plumbing appliance that needs regular checkups and inspections, and this is the perfect time of year ...

07 Nov 2020

prevent tree root damage to pipes
Boths trees and their root systems grow slowly, but they are living things that are perpetually seeking nourishment to continue growing. Any plant will grow toward a source of nourishment, rather than away from it. If a nearby tree’s roots detect a water supply coming from a small leak in your pipes, then chances are those roots will grow toward that water supply. Roots can eventually en...

07 Nov 2020

why plumbers use video inspection
Before the technology of video inspection was implemented, determining the sources of plumbing problems was more challenging, and incorporated a combination of tactics such as tearing into walls, ceiling, and floors, excavation around pipes and sewer lines, or even excavating a home’s foundation. Modern-day plumbers have access to state-of-the-art technology that allows them to definitiv...

07 Nov 2020

whole house water filtration
Plumbing Contractor in Sacramento Explains the Benefits of Whole-House Water Filtration System Having clean water coming out of the sink is a benefit many Americans take for granted. Not all US citizens have this basic access to clean water. For example, the government in Flint, Michigan has neglected to provide drinkable water to its residents for years. In order to decreases costs, Fl...

06 Oct 2020

guide to garbage disposals
This guide to residential garbage disposals may end up being priceless to you, because it will enable you to keep yours in proper working order. A broken or clogged disposal turns into a major headache; here are some things you can do to increase its lifespan through proper usage and maintenance. Proper usage guide Most garbage disposals won't grind every kind of food. Things like pota...

19 Sep 2020

3 signs of plumbing problems
Plumbing problems can be more difficult to diagnose than those in other systems in your home. This is primarily because your plumbing system is largely hidden from you, in the walls and floors of your home. If your plumbing pipes develop problems, you won’t really be able to visually inspect them like you would a heater or air conditioner. Despite their subtle natures, plumbing problems ...

14 Sep 2020

4 signs you need water main repair
On a scale of one to severe, a leaking water line is one of the most serious plumbing issues your Sacramento, CA, home can encounter. After all, the main water line is responsible for supplying your entire home with fresh water. If you observe any of these signs, you may need to call a professional for a water line repair immediately. Standing or Running Water A significant water main ...