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14 Apr

How To Choose The Right Showerhead

Showerheads can come in a lot of shapes and sizes, so you’d be forgiven for not knowing exactly what to pick on your next trip to Home Depot. The experts at Anytime Plumbing are here to shed some light on this matter. Let’s go through the main types of showerheads available, and what each of […]

01 Apr

When Should I Replace My Cast Iron Plumbing?

Cast iron is a strong, non-malleable alloy made of iron, carbon, and silicone. It has been used for a long time for various items, like kitchen pots and pans, bridges and buildings, but also plumbing systems. Cast iron pipes are relatively uncommon nowadays, with cheaper, easier to maintain materials like PVC taking over, but some […]

31 Mar

Sewer Backup: Responsibility Of Santa Cruz City Or The Homeowner?

It’s an age-old question if by age-old you only refer to modern times: If there’s a sewer backup, who is responsible? The property owners, or the city, in this case, Santa Cruz, which oversees the entire sanitary system, made up of 160 miles of pipes? The short answer? In most cases, it’s the homeowner, but […]

25 Mar

Is Sewer Line Repair Covered By Insurance?

Homeowner’s insurance can cover a lot of things, but sewer line repair is not one of them in most cases. The part of the sewer line that goes through your property is considered a structure of your home, but getting the insurance company to cover the cost of replacing it is rare. But, it can […]

23 Mar

How Covid-19 Is Changing the Plumbing Industry

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world as we know it in the past year, and affected our lives in many ways, from our social activities to our income, health, and preoccupations. A lot of industries have taken a hit because of the economy slowing down since several protective measures have been taken. The plumbing […]

22 Mar

Does Your Basement Smell Like A Sewer? Top Reasons Why It Might

Sewer smells are one of the most unpleasant odors around, and nobody wants this kind of scent to radiate from anywhere inside their homes. Even if initially located in the basement, the sewer smell can quickly travel to other areas of your home as well, and make things very unpleasant. But, the bad smell isn’t […]

17 Mar

Can Water Filters Make Me Healthier?

The water you consume and use every day has more impact on your health than you can imagine. The quality of the water we have in our homes is often something we take for granted, thinking it’s good enough since water sources are regulated closely by municipalities. But making healthier life choices often means that […]

29 Jan

Santa Cruz Water Restriction Information

With 71% of Earth’s surface covered by water, many people are wondering why is water conservation important? Here are some interesting facts. The planet may be covered by oceans, but 97% of water is undrinkable. In fact, just 3% of Earth’s water is fresh, and as little as 0.5% is available for drinking. Even here […]

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26 Jan

Steps to Take to Make Your Pipes Last Longer

“Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone?” That’s how the lyrics from Joni Mitchell’s “Big Yellow Taxi” go. We’re all guilty of this and tend to take some of the most important things in our lives for granted – our friends and family, food, and water, […]

31 Dec

Which Plumber Type Do You Need? Understanding Different Types Of Plumbers

Not all plumbers are the same. There are a few different types of plumbers in California, and it’s important to understand how they differ to make sure you get the right plumber for your job. Let’s discuss the different types of plumbers and how they’re distinct from each other now. 1. Plumber’s Apprentice – Best […]


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