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7 Things That Are Ruining/Clogging Your Drain

We’ve been providing drain unclogging and repair services to Thousand Oaks homes for years now. Through that time, we’ve found a number of home owners are introducing certain items into their drain/pipe systems – items that dramatically reduce the life span of their system by introducing undue wear and drain blockage.Today, we’d like to quickly […]

Tips for fixing Your Garbage Disposal Repair

The function of a garbage disposal is a relatively straight-forward process – a blade chops up food and other waste you put into it. While a garbage disposal can often go years without causing problems, eventually the disposal will get steak or break down. The good news is, the garbage disposal repair process is generally […]

How We Clear Clogged Drains For Our Thousand Oaks Plumbing Homes

One of the biggest plumbing nightmares in any Thousand Oaks home is realizing your drain is no longer functioning properly. The water won’t go down – now your sink is wet and smelly. At this point, it’s fair to assume you have a clogged drain. What causes a clogged drain?In a bathroom, clogged drains commonly appear when […]

How does a Tankless Water Heater Work?

What if we told you there was a way to save up to 40% on your hot water bills? It may sound like a lot, but that kind of improvement is certainly possible with the use of a tankless water heater. In short, a tankless water heater differs from a standard water heater in that water […]

Avoid These 4 Thanksgiving Day Drain and Plumbing Mistakes

The family is in town, food prep consumes most of the day, and no one wants to do the dishes – we’ve all been there.Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to come together and appreciate the things around us, but if your home is anything like the home’s we’ve worked on, Thanksgiving exerts an unusual amount of stress […]

How Often Should I Drain My Water Heater?

Though water heater manufacturers may provide specific instructions on how often a water heater should be drained, the rule of thumb is to drain your water heater on an annual basis. Generally, the purpose of draining your water heater is to clear out the hard water and sediment that may have built up over it’s use. This build […]

Everything You Need To Know About Slab Leaks and Slab Leak Repair

Of all the plumbing services we provide, slab leaks require particularly careful attention. Because of the complexity of slab leaks and slab leak repair, it’s important that you are aware of a few key aspects before addressing a solution. At the end of this CRC Plumbing tip, we hope you’ll have all the information necessary to detect these […]

What is a Thermal Expansion Tank?

In a previous blog post, we discussed the importance of a pressure regulator and it’s role in maintaining a healthy pressure in your home’s plumbing network. Another tool in regulating the high-pressure coming into your home is the Thermal Expansion Tank. In short, this tank provides a place for high pressure build-up to escape to, preventing unnecessary damage […]

Everything You Need To Know About the Small Valve That Keeps Your Water Running.

One of the most important plumbing devices in your home is the Pressure Regulator, or Pressure Relief Valve. Unfortunately, most homeowners don’t recognize how essential it actually is to keeping your home plumbing in working order. I’d recommend you ask your plumber, upon every visit, to check the pressure the valve is outputting.In short, your […]

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