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With a little work at home, you can avoid plumbing emergencies. However, it’s important to know that at James Caccia Plumbing, we offer quick services with competitive rates to service your San Mateo home. We handle emergencies like water leaks, broken lines, and clogged drains. We also offer convenient appointments for other services and maintenance work. Take a look at what your neighbors are saying in our customer reviews.
According to the Department of Energy, your home’s water heater is the third-largest energy expense, which accounts for an estimated 12 percent of your monthly utility bill. Most water heaters last between 10 to 15 years; however, the Department of Energy suggests that units be replaced after 10 years of use since older models typically cost more to operate than newly-installed energy-efficient ones. Additionally, if you notice rust-colored water coming out of your pipes, a water heater leak, have water that isn’t warm enough, or hear strange noises coming from your hot water tank, your water heater may need to be replaced.
One of the leading causes of water loss and damage to homes are leaking pipes from sinks, toilets, bathtubs, showers, and outdoor pools. Thankfully, our leak detection experts can detect small pipe leaks hidden behind walls and underneath your house before they turn into a more serious problem. Over time, the build-up of moisture caused by leaks can attract the growth of mildew, mold and harmful bacteria. These factors can affect the air quality in your home and can make you very sick, too.
Typical Signs of Pipe Leaks:
Your drains are exposed to different chemicals and substances that can clog up your sinks everyday. In the bathroom, all it takes is a few long strands of hair combined with undissolved bits of soap and toothpaste residue to line your drains with a coating of brownish-black sludge that won’t wash down. Kitchen sink drains can easily get clogged with small bits of food and hardened grease.
An easy way to prevent drain build-up is to place a drain filter or strainer over each drain opening in order to catch hair, food particles and other solids before they go down the drain. Hot grease should never be poured down the drain, even if it’s flushed down with hot water afterward. The running of hot water doesn’t always prevent the hardening of grease within drains. Instead, pour all leftover grease in a disposable can or jar, and then throw it away in the garbage, after the grease has hardened in the container.
At the first sign of a clogged drain, it’s a good idea to call for professional drain cleaning services. At James Caccia Plumbing, our skilled technicians offer two types of drain cleaning: one is through the use of a plumber’s snake, and the other is through an innovative technique called “hydro jetting”. Hydro jetting utilizes high-powered reverse water jets to successfully flush away years of grease, food, hair, and other stubborn particles that commonly build up in your drain pipes.
Let the friendly plumbing professionals at James Caccia Plumbing handle all of your plumbing needs and emergencies! Call us today at (650) 376-6800.
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Angelo from Caccia repaired a gas line leak under our house today. He was very knowledgeable, personable and took the time to explain our plumbing needs as well as other observations about our home. I also appreciated that he explained the entire process of this repair from beginning to end, shared how and why he was conducting pressure tests and provided the results of the pressure test to me. I was surprised to learn we were losing 4 lbs of pressure per minute!
Caccia's price was a little higher than another quote I got, but the work was thorough, honest and I can sleep well tonight knowing the leak was repaired same day. Angelo basically treated our home like his own.
Update 2016. Still LOVE these guys. Have you ever hugged a plumber? I did today. We had a major clog in our sewage pipes that two other plumbers couldn't clear. These guys cleared it in an hour and install a new toilet. Tyrone and Ruben were so considerate, kept me updated on the progress and just did a great job. Very professional but personable. Thank you Caccia!