3 Summertime Plumbing Issues Most Santa Maria Residents Deal With
Summertime in Santa Maria is a particular time for the homeowners to rejuvenate. However, the fun warm weather brings minor and significant issues for your home. With numerous adventures and outdoor activities to engage in, home maintenance routines can go unchecked. Most summer plumbing issues can occur in your home due to your kids being…Read More
Tips on Choosing the Right Plumber
Are you aware that when most people experience some plumbing issues at their home, the first thing they think about is searching on the internet for some of the tips on choosing the right plumber? Yes, we all admire high-quality work and the value for our money, and therefore it will be okay to do…Read More
Summer Plumbing Tips
With summer around the corner, homeowners may not think of their pipes when preparing for summer activities. Events like barbeques, kids’ parties and game nights can really put some pressure on your pipes. The things you put in your garbage disposal, flush down your toilet or rinse off in your sinks may not be given…Read More
How to Clean Out Your Drains
Dealing with a clogged drain is another headache for a homeowner, especially if you are in the middle of using your sink. With the everyday items that we believe are “disposable”, only a certain amount of those items can be disposed of down your drains. Here is a quick guide on what can be clogging…Read More
Heat Pump vs. Furnace: Which is Better For Your Home?
If you’re looking for the best heating unit to keep your home warm, there are several options to consider. One of the classic options is a furnace, which uses a natural gas flame to heat air and then spread that hot air around your home. If you want to go super “old school,” there’s also…Read More
Tips on how to Conserve Water
Over the last five years or so, our natural water supply levels have been receding to their lowest levels since the late 1970s; the State of California’s legislative branch is issuing mandatory cutbacks and urging all of its residents to conserve this precious commodity in any way possible. Here at Zierman Plumbing, we fully understand…Read More
What is a drain stack in plumbing?
Did you know that there’s a vertical pipe that spans through your home that serves as the central channel for your entire plumbing system? The Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) defines a stack as a primary pipeline for any water or waste system that spans through one or more floors of a building or home.…Read More
What are the risks of using a plumber without a license?
Did you know California plumbers are only required to be licensed for plumbing jobs that cost over $500? Your would-be quick-fix leaky-faucet could become a major headache if done by a plumber that is inexperienced and unlicensed. As a licensed plumbing contractor ourselves, we understand the level of knowledge involved in maintaining our licensed status…Read More
Hard vs Soft Water Explained
Hard water is simply water containing minerals such as calcium and magnesium. Soft water is treated, filtered water containing no minerals except for sodium. Water from rainfall is naturally soft. As rainwater filters through the Earth and into our drinking water supplies, it naturally picks up certain minerals. These minerals are ,for the most part, essential and…Read More
Heat Pump vs. Furnace: Should You Opt For Natural Gas or Electricity to Heat Your Home?
If you’re looking for the best heating unit to keep your home warm, there are several options on the market. One of the classic options is a furnace, which uses a natural gas flame to heat air and then spread that hot air around your home. If you want to go super “old school,” there’s…Read More