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Is Your Heater or Furnace Ready for the Cold Season?
Here in California, we don’t tend to use heaters and furnaces for most of the year. In fact, other than those couple months in the middle of winter, your furnace or heater may go entirely untouched. That may mean saving on heating costs, but it can...
Everything You Need to Know about Trenchless Pipes
Have You Heard of the “Pipe Within a Pipe”? While the average person may have a basic understanding of the plumbing and pipes underneath their home, not everyone has heard of pipe relining. Though the process was invented over...
The Top 3 Summer Plumbing Problems
As summer is about to arrive, there are all sorts of good memories waiting to be made. Summer is a great time for family barbecues, running through the sprinklers, getting your overalls muddy, and having all the kids’ friends over. However, one thi...
The Top 5 Plumbing Myths
Here at Zierman plumbing, we have over three generations of plumbing experience. We learned a long time ago how to avoid rookie mistakes. However, many homeowners are brand new to the plumbing world...
How to Clear a Clogged Drain: It Could Be the P-Trap
One of the most common reasons for a clogged drain is a clogged p-trap. The p-trap is the u-shaped pipe underneath your bathroom or kitchen sink, and it creates a constant barrier of water in your pipes. This is a very useful thing to have, as ...
Can My Old Heater Kill Me?
An old furnace can be a serious headache—both literally and figuratively. Older furnaces are unreliable and inefficient, meaning that they can eat up a lot more energy for the same amount of heating as a newer heater. More energy usage also means h...
Small Business Saturday All Year
In this season, families all across the U.S. are shopping for gifts. Most people are familiar with Black Friday—but a new movement gaining popularity is Small Business Saturday, where shoppers intentionally buy from smaller businesses rather than l...
Inspect Your Heater Before Winter Hits
Winter is the perfect time to curl up, watch a family movie, and drink something warm in your cozy home. But what happens when your home isn’t cozy at all, but instead is much too chilly? If your heater isn’t in working order, a warm night at hom...
We Can See Inside Your Pipes
Have you ever wondered what the inside of your plumbing looks like? Have you ever been curious about where all of your water goes or how your pipes get blocked? With new technology, Zierman plumbing can now see inside your pipes. New waterproof...
Is Your Sewer Pipe Showing Its Age?
Just as your body develops wear and tear as it ages, so does the plumbing in your home. And as with your physical health, where seemingly minor symptoms sometimes indicate that there is a serious problem brewing, so too with plumbing, where what may ...