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Sewer Camera Inspection Services

Inside a Pipe

A Sewer Camera Can Show You The Condition Of Your Plumbing.

As a homeowner, one of the most stressful situations is when you discover you have a leak in your home. Leaks can be caused by many things, from roof damage to burst pipes and everything in between. The problem with these issues is that they are not always very apparent. Sometimes a leak can take a while to really take root in a home and discreetly allow water into your home for a long time. When you find a leak, you may need either a California roofing company or a plumber to handle the repairs. At Twin Town Plumbing and Rooter, we are always happy to get to work on your plumbing needs! We take our time to identify the source of the leak and use sewer camera technology to pinpoint the issue, creating minimal damage in your home.

What Is A Sewer Camera

When completing a leak repair, the source of the leak may be a single pipe in your plumbing with damage. However, your plumbing may not be readily visible. in order to find the source, we use sewer camera inspection. This is completed with a nifty waterproof camera that is on a flexible rod. As the rod travels, radio transmitters can report the depth of the camera, allowing us to find the exact area of the issue without damaging your home. Some of the benefits of a sewer line camera inspection are:

  • Identification of issue
  • Reduces home and landscape damage to find a pipe
  • Allows for assessment of rest of plumbing
  • The plumber can show you a video of your plumbing

With all of these benefits, sewer camera inspection is a great service whether you have a big issue or just want to make sure your plumbing is at its best. Need an inspection today? Give Twin Town Plumbing and Rooter a call at (818) 748-8615.

It Starts at Home – How to Save Energy Each Day

Saving Energy

Using a Low Flow Shower Head is an Easy Way to Save on Heating Costs.

Saving energy has never been easier, or more important. As the number of appliances and devices that we utilize every day increases, it’s essential that we each adjust our habits to compensate. If you’re curious how you and your family can start your mission of saving energy, you’re in luck. Here are some helpful tips. 

Why is it Important to Save Energy?

Knowing why you need to conserve energy is half the battle. Besides being helpful for your community and your local environment, saving energy is highly beneficial for your wallet (in more ways than you think). Not only does excessive gas and electricity consumption cause your utility bills to skyrocket, it also causes your appliances to wear out faster. Look at it this way…

Higher Appliance Energy Usage = Longer Run Times

Longer Run Times = Faster Part Degradation & (Ultimately) Failure

If gas and electricity consuming appliances in your home are constantly running, the results could be accelerated part failure. Considering the parts of your home that utilize the most energy – your HVAC system and your water heater – both cost thousands of dollars to replace, reducing the stress on these systems could mean big savings.

Ways You Can Save Energy at Home

There are two major avenues for pursuing energy savings: home efficiency and user habit. When it comes to efficiency, your HVAC system and water heater can have significant impact. Talk with your local HVAC company and ask them for energy efficiency tips for your air conditioning system. Make sure your water heater is in good condition as well. Sediment buildup can delay hot water production and waste a lot of energy and water.

Changing your habits is cheaper, but just as challenging sometimes. During the summer, try closing the blinds during the day to save on cooling costs. Take a look at your HVAC filter each month and give it a gentle cleaning. Turn the lights off when you leave a room. Try taking showers instead of baths; for bonus points, you can install a low flow shower head.

Whatever path you decide on, try to get the whole family involved. Make it into a game if you can! You’d be amazed at what a little friendly competition can accomplish.

Energy-Efficient Plumbing Professionals

Want to make sure your home’s plumbing is as energy-efficient as possible? Start your energy savings plan with a professional water heater inspection in Tujunga, CA from one of our experts at Twin Town Plumbing and Rooter. They’ll take a look at each part of your system and recommend ways for you to save. Schedule your appointment or talk with an expert at (818) 748-8615.

Common Residential Plumbing Issues

faucet plumbing problems

These Common Problems Require Quality Plumbing Repair.

Plumbing plays a vital role in daily life in your home and when it breaks down, it can lead to bigger problems. As a homeowner, you want to prevent these possible issues from happening to make sure your home always gets the clean water it deserves and needs. Twin Town Plumbing and Rooter understands this and believes if you know the common problems and signs with a plumbing system, you will be able to get the service you need. We have compiled a short list of the top plumbing problems residential properties may come across. 

Common Plumbing Problems

Clogged Drains – A lot of things go down your drain during daily cleaning and routines. This may include hair, soap, grease and food particles that can build up on your pipes, creating a blockage and preventing water and waste from traveling away. While drain cleaning products will remove some of the build-ups, clog cleaning by a professional plumber will eliminate the block entirely.

Leaking Fixtures – Fixtures such as faucets, nozzles and more, make up a good deal of the usable part of your plumbing. Over time, they can wear due to use, creating leaks from damaged washers and more. If the damage becomes too severe, replacement of the fixture may be necessary.

Water Pressure – Everyone wants their home plumbing to be just right, giving them the water pressure they need for daily routines and cleaning. However, many factors can lead to a weakened water flow, reducing your home comfort. Our plumbers assess what the cause is and eliminate it at the source.

Sump Pump Failure – If you have a basement, you may also have a sump pump. These pumps are used to prevent basement flooding after heavy rains and storms, keeping your home safe from water damage. That is why it is so important to keep this pump at its best with regular inspections, to prevent the possible flooding of your basement.

These common problems are nothing the expert team at Twin Town Plumbing and Rooter can’t handle! We provide you with the best service in town and are always available to assist you. Give us a call today at (818) 748-8615 to get started on your plumbing service and repair needs in Tujunga, CA.

4 Signs You Need Toilet Repairs

The toilet is the most used appliance in the house. Used multiple times a day by multiple people, it is understandable that a toilet will break down and need maintenance. Here are some signs that you need toilet repairs:

Signs of Toilet Repairs

Leaking

Call Our Plumbers for Professional Toilet Repairs and Replacements!

Leaking around the base is never good. This could mean that your seal needs to be replaced, or something more serious like cracks in the porcelain bowl for which there are no repairs for and a new toilet replacement is the only option.

Toilet Constantly Running

If you hear it constantly sounding like it is being flushed even when it is not, this could be an indication of a broken flapper or float. Those types of toilet repairs are generally small and affordable, but if you wait too long and the problem worsens, you might have to get a whole new toilet.

Constant Clogging

A clog now and then is normal. If your toilet is clogging weekly, this indicates that you could have a blockage deep down in your piping. A professional cleaning can clear that clog for good.

The Bowl Doesn’t Refill With Water

if after you flush, the toilet doesn’t refill with water, you need a new fill valve. Making sure it fits properly and is correctly installed is key to making sure your toilet drains and refills with water correctly.

If you need toilet repairs in Tujunga, CA, contact the plumbers at Twin Town Plumbing and Rooter at (818) 748-8615.