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Water Heater Earthquake Strapping

Is Your Water Heater Earthquake Safe Water heater earthquake strapping is critical in California, where earthquakes happen on a regular basis. From San Diego, Orange County and Los Angeles to San Jose, San Francisco, and Sacramento, damage from earthquakes in homes and businesses can happen without warning. Most of us never think about our water […]

What Causes Sewer Blockages?

What Causes Sewer Blockages? Some of the most common causes of sewer blockage are: Build-up of grease, debris or foreign objects in the sewer lateral or city sewer main. Partial or complete blockage caused by tree root intrusion into sewer pipes. Sewer line collapse caused by old and deteriorated sewer pipes. Debris entering the sewer […]

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms Effective July 1, 2011, all single family dwelling units require smoke & carbon monoxide detectors throughout the residence. Smoke & carbon monoxide detectors must be installed in accordance with the 2016 California Residential Code (CRC) and will be verified at the permit final inspection. Smoke Alarms shall be installed in […]

Signs That Your A/C Needs Servicing

Air conditioner is an electronic device with moving parts. It is prone to develop problems with constant use and passage of time. Regular servicing and maintenance makes sure that it keeps performing at optimal levels. However, there are some signs that tell your air conditioner requires immediate servicing. Cooling efficiency has gone down If you […]

California SB 969

California SB 969 California has recently had its most destructive fire season with widespread power outages that made it difficult and or impossible for some to escape. With the loss of electricity, garage door openers were impacted and deaths were attributed to homeowners becoming trapped and who perished because they could not open their garage […]

Is Solar Energy Right For My Home?

With the help of increasing tax credits, higher energy prices, and falling costs for solar panels, solar energy is getting exciting. Below is a checklist that you can use to see if solar energy is right for your home. And if not, this article discusses other options for going solar. Under the right conditions, putting […]

Why a pre-listing inspection is beneficial for you

Why a pre-listing inspection is beneficial for you Like every other homeowner, you are desirous of fetching the highest possible for your house through its sale. You clean and de-clutter and prepare the home well to make it attractive for prospective buyers. You know the buyer will get the home inspected after signing the contract […]