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Avoid Costly Damage by Taking Steps to Prevent Winter Pipe Bursts

Although we live in sunny San Diego, the threat of pipe bursts is one that no resident should ignore. If you haven’t taken the proper precautions, you could end up with costly damage. We suggest that you avoid this by following our best tips: Insulate Your Home’s Exposed Pipes First, focus on is protecting your exposed pipes, which are vulnerable to freezing. This is done by adding insulation, whether you do the work yourself or hire an HVAC professional. Drain…

What Does Discolored Hot Water Indicate?

Seeing discolored hot water coming from one of your home’s faucets can be distressing. However, you don’t need to assume that it means your water heater is on its way out: there are several different reasons that you may be getting discoloration in your hot water. Discolored water can occur as the result of a temporary disturbance in the public water supply. If this is the case, you’ll see the discoloration whether you have the hot or cold water on.…