Slab Leaks, Causes and Repairs

Slab construction became popular during the post-WWII construction boom because it was faster and cheaper. A rebar-reinforced thick concrete slab is poured directly onto a prepared surface. Plumbing lines run below this surface and, after set, are difficult to reach. Over time, these plumbing joints might leak or crack, creating a slab leak. In the […]

How Long Do Whole House Water Filters Last?

Your water filter won’t last forever; know when you should be ready to replace it.  If you have recently purchased a whole house water filter, you have probably been enjoying the benefits of clean drinking water throughout your home, as well as added perks from your filter you didn’t even know you wanted. Many people […]

What to Do if Your Water Heater Is Leaking: Safety Tips

For a broken water heater or other plumbing issues in San Diego, call Core Plumbing at (858) 538-6025. Water heaters are typically tucked away in the quietest corners of your home in spots you rarely ever see or even think about on an average day. But when they’re not working the way they should, those […]

Why You Should Have a Professional Plumbing Company Unclog Your Drains

Drains getting clogged is one of the most common plumbing problems homeowners face. It is also one of the most common sources of DIY repairs going wrong. If a plunger doesn’t unclog a drain, you may want to skip out on trying drain chemicals and call a professional plumber instead. Here is why you should […]

Dealing with Common Toilet Plumbing Problems

The toilet is one of the most important plumbing fixtures in any home. It is one of the most used as well, and naturally, it gets to suffer a whole lot of wear and tear. Ask any home with young children, and they will say that at least once did their flush mechanism failed because […]

How to Deal with Leaking Pipes

Homeowners who have problems involving leaking pipes should address this plumbing issue right away. Leaking pipes can cause a lot of trouble for any homeowner, and the issues go beyond what is visible. Leaking pipes can bring about a host of problems which include: Increase in water bills. Unintended water consumption through leaks can jack […]

How To Prepare For Water Leak Repairs In Your House

It’s very important that you prepare yourself before making any plumbing service call. Before you call your local plumber or while awaiting his arrival, you should prepare your house, and more specifically the worksite, accordingly. Remember that most plumbers charge by the hour. This means that the plumber will charge you for the amount of […]

How To Locate And/Or Confirm A Leak In Your House

Water leaks are some of the most common plumbing problems in the house. Leaks are caused by many different factors and they can occur in all types of plumbing installations, fixtures, and appliances. The piping network is highly susceptible to leaks. You can suffer water leaks in your water supply pipes. Your drainage and sewer […]

How To Fix A Leaking Pipe

Water Leaks are some of the most common and most wasteful plumbing problems at home. Water leaks can occur in the water supply pipes, the connecting pipes, the drainage and sewer lines, and in various plumbing fixtures and appliances. Leaking pipes are perhaps the most common types of leaks at home. In other words, most […]

Common Impurities Found In Tap Water

Tap water is not always clean. You might be surprised to find some impurities in your tap water. If you get your tap water from a water supply company, then the presence of impurities can be quite shocking. It can be an indication of a water main burst. It could also be a problem of […]