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Plumbing Mishaps to Watch Out for After Thanksgiving

Plumbing Mishaps to Watch Out for After Thanksgiving

Everyone enjoys Thanksgiving and the fun and festivities with which it is associated, but because it takes a lot of work and preparation, your plumbing system sometimes suffers in the process. Any emergency plumber in Orange County would likely tell you that hosting...

Popular Plumbing Myths You Should Ignore

Popular Plumbing Myths You Should Ignore

Popular Plumbing Myths You Should Ignore If you have suffered from old wives’ plumbing tales at some point, you are definitely not alone. This is particularly true when it comes to owning a home. There are many tips and helpful suggestions available with regard to...

How to Protect Your Pipes from California’s Aggressive Water

How to Protect Your Pipes from California’s Aggressive Water

California’s Aggressive Water: How to Protect Your Pipes If you reside in the Golden State, you may have become aware that some of your neighbors have been experiencing issues with leaky pipes. You may be wondering if it is time to contact leak-detection plumbers in...

Top Three Ways to Prevent Leaking Pipes

Top Three Ways to Prevent Leaking Pipes

Virtually all property owners cringe at the thought of pipes leaking in their home and the damage or expensive repairs that may follow. For this reason, it is always wise to get in touch with leak- detection plumbers in Orange County if you think you have leaky pipes...

snaking vs hydro jetting

snaking vs hydro jetting

If you have ever spoken to a professional plumber, you know that cleaning your sewer line’s main drain is an important task that must be completed on a regular basis. This is because it prevents sewer backups and gives you a good idea about the condition of the sewer...

Costs of Water Damage

Costs of Water Damage

Financial Impact of Water Damage Water damage has a surprising impact on a variety of areas in your home. Plumbers in Laguna Niguel can verify that this impact also carries a hefty price tag in many cases. For instance, the water that accumulates from a small leaking...

Do-It-Yourself Plumbing Projects

Do-It-Yourself Plumbing Projects

Even though the plumbing system in your home may look simple, it is quite complex. Therefore, it is important to know which repairs make good do-it-yourself projects and which are better placed in the hands of a professional plumber in Orange County. Below are some...

Is Trenchless Pipe Liner Right for your House

Is Trenchless Pipe Liner Right for your House

Is Trenchless Technology right for you? Pipe damage and pipe failure are extremely difficult situations to deal with if you are not a professional plumber in Orange County. This is because there is no easy way to remedy such problems. Nevertheless, due to current...

Worst Emergency Plumbing Problems

Worst Emergency Plumbing Problems

Plumbing problems are as unavoidable as taxes, but you can reduce the odds. It’s not difficult to avoid major, expensive problems if you know what to look for and get professional help to nip them in the bud. This is where Murphy & Sons Plumbing, the emergency...

Tips to Increase the Life of Your Home’s Plumbing System

Tips to Increase the Life of Your Home’s Plumbing System

Virtually all homeowners face plumbing problems at some point. This is because all piping systems and fixtures eventually wear out and require replacement. Fortunately, there are things homeowners can do to increase the longevity of these items. Below are some...

How To Locate Your Homes Water Shut Off Valve

Like most homeowners, you may eventually need to shut off the water supply to your dwelling. There are several reasons why this action may become necessary.  For example, you may be leaving for an extended period and want to make sure everything is turned off before...

Six Warning Signs Your Toilet Needs Replacement

Similar to other household items that are used on a regular basis, toilets must eventually be replaced in order to avoid major problems in your bathrooms. Fortunately, there are some obvious signs that indicate it is time to call one of our plumbers in Mission Viejo...

How to Unclog Your Toilet Without a Plunger

Although plunging is the usual technique for clogged toilets, you may be wondering what to do if you find yourself with a clog on your hands and no plunger in the house. Fortunately, our plumbers in Laguna Niguel have some helpful tips you can try to eliminate the...

Seven Ways to Pet Proof Your Plumbing

If you have any pets, whether large or small, you know they can damage various things in your home if you’re not careful. Our master plumbers in Laguna Niguel will tell you that pipes and fixtures are no exceptions to this rule. However, many homeowners are unaware of...

Helpful Tips on Maintaining Your Water Heater

Our plumbers can verify that your water heater is an essential part of your home, and needs specific care to ensure it performs properly on a regular basis. Even though the average lifespan of a water heater is a little over ten years, there is a good possibility it...

How Do I Replace A Showerhead?

There is no reason to keep showering under an old, unattractive showerhead. If you want to save on your monthly water bill and improve the look of your bathroom, consider replacing your current showerhead with an energy efficient, low flow model or other new fixture...

Ten Tips to Help You Avoid Expensive Plumbing Repairs

Like most homeowners, you probably need the services of a professional plumber from time to time. However, there are several things you can do to head off plumbing problems in advance. Below are 10 tips to help you avoid costly repairs:  Never Place Garbage in Drains...

Why Sewer Lateral Inspection is Essential Before Buying a House

Inspections are commonplace when someone is planning to purchase a home. However, the sewer line is often overlooked by prospective buyers, even though sewer repair is one of the most expensive projects you may encounter as homeowner. Obviously, the best time to...

Helpful Tips to Avoid Clogged Drains

Drain clogs are quite common and can occur in your home every now and then, depending on a variety of factors. We realize that preventing or planning in advance for plumbing issues is not always possible. However, because drains are such a crucial part of daily life,...

How to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home

Mold is one of the most common problems homeowners face each year, particularly those who live in warm climates. Most plumbers would agree that mold is also a frequent issue in homes that have suffered water damage, whether the latter was major or minor. This defacing...

How to Avoid Common Plumbing Problems

Learning how to prevent plumbing problems such as leaks, clogged drains, and burst pipes is the easiest way to avoid costly repairs. Below are some tips to help you identify plumbing issues before they become major problems: Identifying Toilet Leaks Leaking toilets...

Five Signs That You Should Replace Your Toilet

Although it is something that most people do not want to face, even the highest quality toilet eventually requires replacement. However, unless your toilet literally falls to pieces–which is highly unlikely–it can be challenging to know when the time is right to...

DIY Projects Versus Calling a Plumber 

 If you are like many homeowners, you may enjoy completing do-it-yourself repair projects. However, with regard to your home’s plumbing, it is wise to stick to simple projects and place more complex repairs in the hands of a plumber. Below are some easy repairs you...

Seven Bathroom Plumbing Problems You Should Never Ignore

All bathrooms eventually experience plumbing problems. Although you may be able to complete minor repairs on your own, complicated tasks should be handled by a licensed plumber. Below are some bathroom plumbing issues you should never ignore: Loose Toilet Although a...

Why You Should Stop Washing Dishes by Hand

We know that sometimes it's just simply more convenient to wash dishes by hand rather than run the dishwasher for a small load. However, there is substantial evidence that suggests that it is not a good idea to hand wash dishes if it can be avoided. Our plumbers in...

Top Warning Signs of Plumbing Problems for Home Buyers

It is also essential to be able to recognize the telltale signs of plumbing problems so that you can head off minor issues before they become expensive repairs. Our emergency plumbers in Laguna Niguel have compiled the following tips to help you spot the warning signs...

Is Your Drinking Water Safe?

When lead was discovered in Flint, Michigan’s water supply, the importance of healthy, clean water was a constant topic of conversation throughout the country. However, many people are unaware of how to find out if their home’s drinking water is safe. Follow these...

A Plumber’s Advice For Conserving Water

Practical New Year’s resolutions are a new trend in 2019. Among one of the most popular is lowering utility bills of all kinds. Water certainly falls into this category, as it is easy to overlook the excessive use of water. Fortunately, there are simple tips you can...

Avoiding Plumbing Problems This Holiday Season

How to Remedy Common Holiday Plumbing Problems Every homeowner knows that plumbing disasters often take place at the least convenient times; like when you are hosting a weekend party, cooking a holiday meal or otherwise entertaining guests in your home. Below are some...

How to Effectively Communicate With Your Plumber

Many consumers find it awkward to open their home to a plumber or other repairman. However, the better your communication is with your plumber, the more satisfied you will likely be with the outcome of the visit. Below are some simple tips from our plumbers in Laguna...

Emergency Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

Emergency Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

Virtually all homeowners experience plumbing emergencies at some point. Frozen pipes, major pipe leaks, a leaking water heater, and sink and toilet clogs are all considered emergencies by most plumbers. However, the following tips are designed to help you head off...

Common Plumbing Noises and What They Mean

Over the past 30 years of being a plumber in Laguna Niguel, I've heard every noise you can imagine come out of pipes. Most people expect to hear a certain number of noises throughout a house. However, some sounds indicate the need to contact a professional plumber,...

Everyday Items That Should Not Be Put Down Drains

Everyday Items That Should Not Be Put Down Drains

In most cases, blocked drains are caused by throwing items that cannot be dissolved into your drain. Lots of people think that liquids are safer on plumbing because it's in your house but you will be surprised to learn that there are many everyday products and liquids...

How to Detect a Slab Leak

How to Detect a Slab Leak

It’s an unfortunate reality that a lot of southern California homeowners are very familiar with what a slab leak is. For those of you who have not had the misfortune of running into one, we’ll explain it briefly. Slab leaks are simply leaks that have developed in the...

5 Signs You Need to Call a Plumber Immediately

5 Signs You Need to Call a Plumber Immediately

A burst water pipe is an obvious sign that you need to call an emergency plumber right away. Other signs, however, may not be so evident. By becoming familiar with warning signs of potential plumbing problems, you can reduce the risk of serious water damage to your...

Are Flushable Wet Wipes Actually Flushable?

Are Flushable Wet Wipes Actually Flushable?

Sewer systems all over the globe are fighting a new menace; disposable wet wipes. In recent years, these wipes have begun creating clogs in both house pipes and municipal sewers. Fixing these issues is costing a great deal of money, and some people have filed lawsuits...

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