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Posted on August 2, 2022 in Water LeaksComments Off
Plumbing repairs covered by insurance - Black Mountian Plumbing Inc. - San Diego, CA

Plumbing Repairs Covered by Insurance in San Diego CA If you own a home, then you need to be sure that you have adequate insurance coverage for your plumbing. Know the plumbing repairs covered by homeowners insurance, this will protect you against the cost of replacing any damaged pipes or other plumbing fixtures. If you…

Posted on July 11, 2022 in Featured, Water HeatersComments Off
water heater recirculation system San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc

  Water Heater Repair in San Diego, CA If you own a water heater, you will need to know how to test it. You will need to know what a thermocouple is and how to read it. It is also important that you know when it is time for thermocouple replacement. This article will discuss…

Posted on July 7, 2022 in Emergency Plumbing, Featured, Plumbing RepairsComments Off
plumbing emergency San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc

What To Do When You Have A Plumbing Emergency? A plumbing emergency is common.  Most homeowners will have one at some time.  The problem can be as simple as a slow leaky faucet or as complicated as a clogged sewer line. No matter how big or small the emergency, you can count on one thing…

Posted on July 7, 2022 in Featured, Residential Plumbing San DiegoComments Off
PEX plumbing San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Advantages of PEX Plumbing Pipes Over Copper Pipes If you have ever wondered what the difference between copper and PEX piping is, then this article will explain it. This article also explains the advantages of using PEX pipes over copper pipes. What Are PEX Pipes? PEX pipes are made of a material called polyethylene (PE).…

Posted on June 21, 2022 in Water LeaksComments Off
bathroom faucet installation San Diego CA

Bathroom Plumbing Fixtures San Diego CA Whether building a new home or remodeling, you’ll find there are many bathroom plumbing fixtures and accessories available. The choices can seem overwhelming, and you’ll want to make sure the items you choose are both durable and decorative. Using the guide below, choose bathroom plumbing fixtures that will fit…

Posted on June 21, 2022 in Featured, Plumbing, ToiletsComments Off
Toilet Replacement San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Toilet Replacement and Repair San Diego CA One of the most vital and overlooked aspects of maintaining your home is your plumbing. Without notice, you can be without water or your hot water suddenly stops. If you ever experienced one of these gut-wrenching moments, you know what it feels like to be stranded and you…

Posted on June 15, 2022 in Articles, Featured, PlumbingComments Off
water filtration systems San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Clean water provided to you by a good water filtration system is not only healthy for you and your family but healthy for your expensive plumbing system as well. Types of Water Filtration Systems The first thing to master is the lingo. Whole-house water filtration systems are often referred to as point-of-entry (POE) systems due…

Posted on June 10, 2022 in Water LeaksComments Off
commercial plumbing service San Diego CA

San Diego Commercial Plumbing Service If you are in need of light commercial plumbing service then look no further. Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.  We have been helping San Diego business owners solve all of their plumbing issues for over twenty years, and we can do the same for your business. Plumbing problems can be disastrous…

Posted on June 8, 2022 in Drain Cleaning, FeaturedComments Off
residential plumbing drain cleaning tips San Diego

  Save Money with These 6 Drain Cleaning Tips   Most people think that drain cleaning is a very expensive and difficult job. Doing your own drain cleaning can be a very difficult task. But, if you know the right way, you can have the drains flowing smoothly in no time at all. Here are…

Posted on May 21, 2022 in Plumbing Repairs, FaucetsComments Off
kitchen faucet repair - San Diego CA

Faucet Repair or Faucet Installation San Diego CA We see faucets everywhere but we seldom actually think about them until we are forced to replace one that has carried on past its useful life or we are remodeling a kitchen or bathroom. If your faucet is leaking, that may be a simple faucet repair that…

Posted on May 9, 2022 in Tankless Water Heaters, Featured, Water HeatersComments Off
Noritz tankless water heaters San Diego CA

High-Efficiency Noritz Tankless Water Heaters   Noritz tankless water heaters combine the high efficiency of condensing technology with the comfort and savings of hot-water recirculation. A circulating pump inside the water heater keeps hot water close to the outlet, minimizing the wait and, therefore, the waste of unused potable water down the drain. Saving water,…

Posted on May 7, 2022 in Water Leaks, Drain Cleaning, Featured, PlumbingComments Off
clog-free drains San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

How to Have Clog-Free Drains   Clog-free drains help you avoid major problems. In the case of a clog, you may have noticed the water drains a little slower or you need to plunge into the toilet more and more. Eventually, these small issues can become a major problem. If you want to have a…

Posted on May 1, 2022 in Articles, FeaturedComments Off
hot water recirculation systems San Diego, CA

A water recirculation system for hot water is a framework of pipes that move high temp water to fittings rapidly without delaying for the water to get warm. As opposed to depending on low water weight, generally, in most lines of water, recirculating frameworks quickly move water from a water heater to the installations. Three…

Posted on April 29, 2022 in Water Leaks, FeaturedComments Off
overflowing toilet San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

The Plumbing Problems Most Encountered by Homeowners There are many plumbing problems that plumbers fix to keep your water systems and gas systems running safe and smooth.  It is important that you know what plumbers do and some of the most common plumbing services that they provide. Part of being a homeowner is running the…

Posted on April 27, 2022 in Water Leaks, FeaturedComments Off
garbage disposal replacementSan Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Has Your Garbage Disposal Stopped Working?   If your garbage disposal has stopped working, you’ll need to find out whether you can repair it or not. Garbage disposals are very important in the kitchen. They are a very important part of kitchen cleaning and a super helper. However, they can become worn out after a…

Posted on April 19, 2022 in FeaturedComments Off
plumbing company reviews San Diego CA

5-Star Plumbing Company in San Diego   What is a 5-star plumbing company and how do you find one? Plumbing has become more and more important as people have begun to realize that they need to take care of their plumbing systems in order to avoid expensive repair bills. This is especially true for those…

Posted on April 15, 2022 in Featured, Plumbing, Water LeaksComments Off
leaky faucet - San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

If you want to be able to spring clean your home, you need to consider spring plumbing maintenance as part of the process. This is because your home’s plumbing is a critical part of the house that you need to give proper attention to. Regularly cleaning the pipes and drains is the best way to…

Posted on March 19, 2022 in Plumbing RepairsComments Off
garbage disposal replacement San Diego CA

Garbage Disposal Installation San Diego CA The garbage disposal unit is among the most utilized machines in the house. Due to heavy usage, it’s typical for problems to develop. Since most of us don’t have the time or the required capabilities to repair the garbage disposal on our own, it’s nice to know there are…

Posted on January 31, 2022 in Featured, Plumbing Repairs San DiegoComments Off
San Diego drinking water - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

  Here Are Some Common Causes of Slow Water Flow or Low Water Pressure   We all know that water is essential for life and the best thing about water is that it is free. It’s also an expensive resource. If you have slow water flow, you might not notice it for a while but…

Posted on January 27, 2022 in Articles, Featured, Green Plumbing, PlumbingComments Off
plumbing upgrade San Diego CA

Plumbing Upgrade San Diego CA When it concerns your plumbing, you might be inclined to follow the old saying “leave well enough alone”, but there are things that you may want to consider. Technology has in fact come a long way when it comes to such things as your pipes, your drain system, and your…

Posted on January 20, 2022 in Articles, Water HeatersComments Off
La Mesa Plumbing Repairs CA

Plumbers are experts at water heater installation and can usually do a better job of installing your water heater should you need a new replacement. A water heater not working correctly and possibly requiring repair, or replacement is something no one wants to have to happen, particularly when it runs out on you in the…

Posted on December 27, 2021 in Featured, Drain CleaningComments Off
sink and drain plunger to unclog drains-Black Mountain Plumbing

A clogged drain can be unsettling, but it does not constantly have to be a mess and a hassle. Set a regular maintenance routine. It is the best way to keep the drain pipes clog-free in your home. Drain maintenance does require much time and costs very little money to perform. Best of all, it can save you from the expense of a severely blocked drain. It is very important to keep these items from ever going down the drain: coffee…

Posted on December 22, 2021 in Articles, Drain Maintenance, Featured, Residential Plumbing San DiegoComments Off
garbage disposal tips San Diego CA

Garbage Disposal Basic Tips – San Diego, CA Just about every home in the nation has a garbage disposal of some sort. Here are some basic tips on these disposals that you should know. Find out the fundamentals of waste disposal unit repair work and keep that money in your pocket where it belongs. How…

Posted on December 17, 2021 in Commercial Plumbing San Diego, FeaturedComments Off
commercial plumbing systems San Diego CA

Commercial Plumbing Systems San Diego CA How do commercial plumbing systems differ? The problems these two systems of plumbing, residential and commercial plumbing systems, are essentially very similar: damaged toilets, leaky faucets, and the like. However, there is a significant distinction between the two especially when it comes to the number of people served by these…

Posted on December 16, 2021 in Articles, Featured, Water HeatersComments Off
pilot light - Rancho Penasquitos CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

If You Have a Gas Water Heater, It Is Important to Know Your Pilot Light If you woke up to a cold shower, there’s a good chance the pilot light on your water heater has gone out. Learn how to turn it back on and you’ll be known around your house as the keeper of…

Posted on December 16, 2021 in Articles, Gas Leaks, LeaksComments Off
gas leak repairs San Diego CA

Gas Leak Repairs in San Diego CA A very dangerous situation that any homeowner could face is a gas leak. Very serious threats can be posed by a gas leak to your home as well as to your health. It is important that in event of gas leak you immediately leave the home and seek…

Posted on November 5, 2021 in Articles, Water Heaters San DiegoComments Off
water heater repair - Rancho Penasquitos CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Water Heater Maintenance for the Home   A water heater is something that most of us take for granted, until all of a sudden it stops working.  Then we frantically dial a plumber or rush off to get a brand-new water heater. All this can be prevented with some regular water heater maintenance. Water heater…

Posted on October 31, 2021 in Featured, Emergency PlumbingComments Off
Thanksgiving turkey - San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Thanksgiving Weekend Is A Busy Time For Thanksgiving Plumbing Emergencies At Black Mountain Plumbing, we are about to have one of our busiest week’s of the year.  In fact, the Thanksgiving weekend can be one of the busiest times of the year for a Thanksgiving plumbing emergency. The preparation of a big holiday meal and…

Posted on October 21, 2021 in FeaturedComments Off
phantom flushing San Diego CA

Phantom Flushing   Every so often we get a call from someone who reports their toilet flushing when nobody has used it. What is actually happening is the toilet tank re-filling as the water drains out of the tank and the water level gets low enough to trip the fill valve and the tank refills.…

Posted on October 21, 2021 in Water Leaks, FeaturedComments Off
plumbing noises - San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Diagnose Noisy Plumbing Sounds to Protect Your Home’s Plumbing   To diagnose plumbing noises, it is important to determine first whether the unwanted sounds occur on the system’s inlet side. in other words, when water is turned on-or on the drain side, noises on the inlet side have varied causes. These can be excessive water…

Posted on October 18, 2021 in Featured, Plumbing RepairsComments Off
residential plumbing San Diego CA

San Diego homeowners who experience residential plumbing problems usually experience these 5 areas of concern: obstructed drain pipes, clogged toilets, garbage disposal problems, leaky faucets, and pipe leaks. Discovering how to find and repair these issues is necessary for property owners. Residential Plumbing Repairs San Diego Your residential plumbing system will ultimately trigger problems for…

Posted on June 10, 2021 in Articles, PlumbingComments Off
drain snaking, drain service San Diego CA

Clogged drains are a hazardous and frustrating problem in a lot of homes. The drains in the kitchen sink may become clogged when grease build-up traps food particles. Hair and soap are usually the main culprits behind clogged drains in the bathroom. There are even unpleasant situations when the toilet is clogged due to items…

Posted on June 10, 2021 in Featured, LeaksComments Off
leaky faucet San Diego CA

Leaks do not repair themselves. A leaky faucet is the most common leak in a home. Black Mountain Plumbing has been repairing plumbing leaks in houses throughout San Diego County since 1993. We can identify all types of faucet leaks and fix them. Major Reasons for a Leaky Faucet Malfunctioning O-ring – A faulty O-ring…

Posted on June 10, 2021 in Articles, Featured, Tankless Water Heaters, Water HeatersComments Off
San Diego Tankless Water heaters - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Is the Tankless Water Heater the Future of Water Heating? Many experts believe that a tankless water heater will be the future of water heating.  The technology behind the product is expected to improve and new home construction should quickly adapt to the added electrical requirements. A tankless water heaters revolutionizes the way you use hot water. It produces more…

Posted on March 10, 2021 in Plumbing, FeaturedComments Off
plumbing repairs Carlsbad CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

  Who Is Responsible for Plumbing Maintenance & Repairs? When it comes down to plumbing maintenance every tenant renting their first apartment or freshly minted landlord on the verge of leasing to their first tenant wants to who is responsible, even seasoned renters and landlords struggle with finding reliable answers to the question posed above.…

Posted on March 1, 2021 in Articles, Water HeatersComments Off
water heater energy efficient San Diego CA

Wanting to replace your water heater? Or install a brand-new one? Considering replacing and installing a water heater yourself? If you believe you don’t need professional water heater repair service, think again! Ask yourself simple questions. What happens when you have an emergency or the problem is too complex to handle? The truth is that you need…

Posted on March 1, 2021 in Articles, Plumbing RepairsComments Off
toilet repair San Diego CA

Your toilet is probably the most often used appliance in your home. When it is not working effectively, it can put a real damper on your day. That is why you need to respond the signs of a faulty toilet early. The sooner you recognize the problem, the quicker you can contact a plumber for…

Posted on February 9, 2021 in Plumbing, Plumbing Repairs, Sewer, ToiletsComments Off
Disposable wipes are bad for plumbing

Disposable Wipes May be One of the Worst Things You Can Flush Down a Toilet Are disposable wipes bad for plumbing? You might as well ask do fish swim. Although the subject of flushable toilet wipes is not likely to become the topic of discussion on the news channel anytime soon, for the people that…

Posted on February 9, 2021 in Articles, FeaturedComments Off
garbage disposal installation and repair Ramona CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.-

Your garbage disposal repair may be one of the most misused devices in any house. Few people seem to know that their garbage disposal unit is only designed to manage light food residue that is rinsed from plates and cooking utensils before they enter into the dishwasher. When a garbage disposal fails to work properly…

Posted on February 9, 2021 in Articles, Tankless Water Heaters, Water HeatersComments Off
tankless water heaters never run out of hot water San Diego CA

Save Energy with Tankless Water Heaters   Who hasn’t experienced the aggravation of losing hot water halfway through a shower? Possibly the in-laws remain in town and making use of all of your hot water or maybe you simply have a conventional water heater that will soon wear out. Whatever the case,  tankless water heaters could…

Posted on January 24, 2021 in Articles, Water HeatersComments Off
Bradford White Water Heaters San Diego

Why We Prefer Bradford White Water Heaters   At Black Mountain Plumbing, Inc we can install pretty much any kind of water heater, but if you ask us what brand name we prefer and what we sell the most of, it’s Bradford White water heaters.. They are built to last and are very sturdy water…

Posted on January 11, 2021 in Articles, Featured, Leaks, Plumbing RepairsComments Off
Plumbing Contractors San Diego CA

Most water leaks are pretty straight forward and easy enough to identify, slab leaks are not.. You see a spout of water flowing from your kitchen sink, a ton water collapsing from your bath tub or perhaps a trickle shedding from your attic. They all are quite normal drip signs and symptoms, but how about…

Posted on January 8, 2021 in Featured, Plumbing, Plumbing RepairsComments Off
leaky faucet repair San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Leaky faucets are one of the most common plumbing problems that a homeowner will encounter. This can be very bothersome and disruptive. Knowing the most common plumbing problems in San Diego that homeowners are likely to face and knowing what to do when they arise, can be the difference between a small problem and a…

Posted on November 13, 2020 in Water LeaksComments Off
Thanksgiving plumbing disaster San Diego CA

Thanksgiving Weekend Is A Busy Time For Plumbing Emergencies At Black Mountain Plumbing, we are about to have one of our busiest week’s of the year.  In fact, the Thanksgiving plumbing disaster, weekend can be one of the busiest times of the year for emergency calls to plumbers nationwide. The preparation of a big holiday…

Posted on May 16, 2020 in Water LeaksComments Off
water heater temperature San Diego CA

What Temperature is Ideal for My Home’s Hot Water Heater? If you are a homeowner, then you likely have some type of water heater in it. You will need to set a temperature for it, and unfortunately, there isn’t any universal degree you can use as a template. So what temperature should you set your…

Posted on May 11, 2020 in Water Leaks, SewerComments Off
tree roots and sewer line repair San Diego CA

One of the most typical local Plumbing problems we see with sewer lines are tree roots growing into them and busting the pipe. The plant’s roots are looking for water and a plumbing pipe buried underground is the perfect source. The flow of warm water inside sewage system water pipes creates vapor to leave to…

Posted on May 3, 2020 in Water LeaksComments Off
plumbing leaks San Diego CA

Learning how to prevent plumbing leaks in your home or business will cut down on wasting water, save on your water bill and help prevent a disaster. In order to prevent leaks, it is important that you know where they are most likely to occur and to know what signs you can detect that show…

Posted on February 1, 2020 in Plumbing Repairs San DiegoComments Off
reducing water pressure can save water San Diego CA

What You’ll Need for changing Water pressure: Screwdriver Wrench Pressure Gauge If you discover a problem with the water pressure in your house, it might indicate that you have to make a couple of changes to the water pressure regulator. Most houses do not have an actual pressure regulator set up, however if you have…

Posted on January 24, 2020 in Featured, Residential Plumbing San DiegoComments Off
bathroom plumbing tips - Encinitas CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Your bathroom endures a lot of punishment. From overflowing sinks to constant toilet flushes, and from warm showers to long baths, the bathroom plumbing maintenance required for this important room is no small feat.  Although ongoing upkeep and proper use can aid in giving a washroom longevity, there are six signs to be mindful of…

Posted on January 22, 2020 in Featured, Water HeatersComments Off
water heater maintenance tips San Diego CA

Water heater replacement with a newer model provides substantial energy and financial savings. Regardless if you are exchanging a broken hot water heater or even water heater replacement to help lower energy costs , you will see a number of parameters to take into account so that you will get the most cost-efficient device for…

Posted on December 17, 2019 in Articles, Gas Leaks, LeaksComments Off
gas leak detection - Santee CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

A gas leak refers to a leak usually from the pipe or any other containment into the area(s) where the gas should not be found. Regardless of the amount or the intensity of the leak, a gas leak is always dangerous. It may explode any moment, particularly when the gas is exposed to a spark…

Posted on December 15, 2019 in Articles, FeaturedComments Off
Holiday plumbing emergencies-San Diego, CA

It’s Murphy’s Law right? You have guests and family over for a big holiday celebration thing an next thing you know chaos ensues. You have a plumbing problem. Here are a few tips on how to avoid these holiday plumbing emergencies. Clogged Toilet – Holiday Plumbing Emergencies The only thing worse than dealing with a…

Posted on December 15, 2019 in Featured, Tankless Water HeatersComments Off
tankless water heating San Diego, CA

Tankless water heating systems, (aka demand-type or instantaneous water heaters) give you hot water as you need it.  It saves you money because you have none of those standby energy losses that are typical with storage water heaters.  Simply put, demand-type water heaters heat water directly. It does away with storage tanks. When you switch…

Posted on December 10, 2019 in Drain MaintenanceComments Off
garbage disposal replacement San Diego CA

Garbage Disposal Tips – The holidays are here again and it is certainly a wonderful time of year to spend with friends and family.  As you prepare your meals and treats and enjoy all the festivities connected with the season keep in mind that you are taxing your home’s plumbing system more than ever.  The…

Posted on November 28, 2018 in Featured, Plumbing RepairsComments Off
bathroom plumbing San Diego CA

Sure, your bathroom fixtures can rival any showroom this side of town. But is the bathroom plumbing behind them at par?   The daily baths, toilet flushing, showers, and sink use eventually cause inevitable wear and tear. In time, your plumbing will need replacing.  And we’re talking more than just cosmetic repair.  In many cases,…

Posted on August 14, 2018 in Featured, Articles, PlumbingComments Off
lead pipes San Diego CA

Many Older Areas of San Diego Use Lead Pipes Many people don’t realize that lead pipes are still used widely in many places in the San Diego such as University City. This article explains why we still have lead in our plumbing and are still using lead pipe. Why is Lead Pipes Used in Water…

Posted on August 14, 2018 in LeaksComments Off
plumbing leaks San Diego CA

6 Common Causes of Water Leaks There are several variables that can cause pipes to leak as well as your plumbing to not be as effective as it once may have been. Here are 5 of the most common causes for water leaks in your home. 1. Dripping Faucet A dripping faucet can waste hundreds…

Posted on July 14, 2018 in Water LeaksComments Off
San Diego plumbers

San Diego plumbers, Black Mountain Plumbing Inc is celebrating their 25th Anniversary in 2018. This is a huge milestone for the San Diego, CA-based Plumbing Company, which has provided Plumbing Services to Residents and Businesses in the San Diego area since 1993. Black Mountain Plumbing Inc got it’s start in 1993 when founder Scott Ferrell…

Posted on July 5, 2018 in Articles, Funnel, Water HeatersComments Off
thermocouple replacement San Diego CA

How to Have a Energy Efficient Water Heater   Black Mountain Plumbing 9909 Hibert Street Suite E San Diego, CA 92131 United States (858) 536-4161 Energy Efficient Water heater San Diego CA Plumbers – Water Heaters – San Diego CA https://plus.google.com/+BlackMountainPlumbingIncSanDiego/about [Water Heater Service San Diego CA](http://www.blackmountainplumbing.com/) -117.111990,32.913834   For most of us, saving up…

Posted on June 28, 2018 in Articles, Featured, PlumbingComments Off
icensed plumber Poway CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

So you need a plumbing contractor? The project appears pretty straightforward, possibly a dripping tap or even a blocked drain anybody with basic plumbing system capabilities should have the capacity in order to get the work accomplished right? Why pay higher to obtain a licensed plumber? Many easy plumbing related repair programs can be completed…

Posted on June 14, 2018 in Remodeling, FeaturedComments Off
bathroom plumbing tips - Encinitas CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Spice up your bland bathroom with these bathroom renovation ideas. A bathroom renovation can be life changing. Exaggerated as it may sound, the look, feel, and functionality of a bathroom can work wonders for your everyday routine.  For many homeowners, it could even spell the difference between heading out the door on time and arriving…

Posted on May 29, 2018 in Featured, Funnel, Water HeatersComments Off
indirect water heater San Diego CA

Indirect water heaters – Out of sight, out of mind.  That’s the way it should be when it comes to your home’s water heater. Water heaters should work seamlessly, require zero attention, and cost little to maintain. Most of us take our heaters for granted simply because we don’t see them.  We turn our shower…

Posted on May 22, 2018 in Emergency Plumbing, Featured, Plumbing RepairsComments Off
plumbing emergency San Diego CA

Unlike a busted bulb or a faulty window seal, plumbing problems are emergencies!  Emergency plumbing services must be called on the double. You can’t afford to waste a minute.  Delay and you face the consequences of water damage, structural damage, not to mention expensive repairs! Unfortunately, while we spend hours planning the perfect family getaway…

Posted on May 2, 2018 in Water Leaks, ArticlesComments Off

  Call Black Mountain Plumbing if You Have Toilet Leaks Your toilet. You don’t think about it, but if it’s gone kaput then you’re in for the worst day of your life. Toilet leaks can be a nightmare. Unlike a broken window pane or busted light bulb, anything that leaks needs to be stopped. Ignoring…

Posted on February 20, 2018 in Water Leaks, FunnelComments Off
tankless water heater maintenance San Diego CA

4 Tips for Tankless Water Heater Maintenance   Here are some tips on tankless water heater maintenance.  Tankless water heaters run water through little holes, so it is essential that your water quality is at any rate genuinely high. if your water is hard, introduce a water softener if you don’t as of now have…

Posted on February 1, 2018 in Plumbing, Featured, NewsComments Off
San Diego Plumbing Company - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc

San Diego Plumbers –  Black Mountain Plumbing Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects consistently high level of customer service for San Diego Plumbing Company   San Diego, CA, February 1 – Black Mountain Plumbing Inc, a San Diego plumbing company, is proud to announce that it has earned the home service…

Posted on January 4, 2018 in Plumbing Trends, Articles, Featured, NewsComments Off
Indirect Water Heaters San Diego CA

  Plumbing Trends Worth Watching in 2018 Whether or not you’re designing your new home or just looking to upgrade a kitchen or bathroom in your current house, here are a few plumbing trends to watch in 2018. Smart Leak Detectors – Plumbing Trends What exactly is a leak detector? It’s a device in your…

Posted on December 8, 2017 in Featured, Water HeatersComments Off
water heater odors San Diego CA

Why Does My Hot Water Heater Odors or Stink?   If you detect water heater odors or a lingering odor in the water itself, then there is a good chance that your tank has come down with a bacterial infection. It will smell like rotten eggs. The most convenient way to solve this problem is…

Posted on September 26, 2017 in Featured, Plumbing, Save WaterComments Off
Garage Plumbing San Diego CA

In order to reduce the water pressure from the water line to your home, a water pressure regulator is normally fitted. As a plumbing valve, all water levels will reduce to a safe level before entering the home and this prevents damage to your plumbing fixtures and fittings. Without this level of control, the pressure could go beyond the…

Posted on August 8, 2017 in Plumbing Repairs, Emergency Plumbing, FeaturedComments Off
water leak detection and plumbing repair San Diego CA

Sometimes, life happens. One day, your house is in tip-top shape, all appliances and utilities working in perfect order; and the next, your plumbing mishaps causes a flood. Be the issue with your toilet, your kitchen sink, or your shower drain, those problems were actually a long time coming, even if the stoppage appeared seemingly…

Posted on July 12, 2017 in Water LeaksComments Off
Water leak detection San Diego CA

San Diego Water Leak Detection  Water leak detection is crucial to the well being of your house, service or other building. It can be the distinction in the structure and well as the health environment that you live in. Effective management of leaks is important to your livelihood. Through a range of approaches, business can…

Posted on May 24, 2017 in Leaks, FeaturedComments Off
lead pipes San Diego CA

If you’re based in San Diego, CA, and you need a video inspection for your sewer line to detect any type of leak or need leak detection services, make Black Mountain Plumbing your first call today. Whether you suspect gas or water leaking from the pipe system, we will diagnose the problem before suggesting the…

Posted on May 3, 2017 in Commercial Plumbing San DiegoComments Off
Hydro-Jet Cleaning San Diego CA

Commercial plumbing services provided by plumbing companies are important to business and industry. A licensed commercial plumber comprehends that plumbing emergency situations can negatively Impact a company. Expert plumbing professionals will go to a commercial building quickly and determine and resolve the problem promptly and professionally. Commercial plumbers have the knowledge, tools, devices, and the expertise to…

Posted on April 20, 2017 in Water Leaks, ArticlesComments Off
water leak detection and plumbing repair San Diego CA

Common Leak Repairs Leak repairs eventually are required by anyone who owns a home. All things eventually show the results of wear and tear and that includes your roof and plumbing.  Getting ahead of the leaks by doing proper maintenance and checking each season for possible leaks in the places we have listed below. ROOF…

Posted on March 28, 2017 in Water Leaks, FeaturedComments Off
cleaning your shower head San Diego, CA

Tip One: Keep Your Showerhead Clean Keeping your showerhead clean and free of hard water deposits, mold, and even algae is a very important part of maintenance. While wiping the outside can help it stay shiny, you have to pay attention to its inner workings periodically. If you have hard water, you’ll notice that pressure…

Posted on March 19, 2017 in Featured, Save WaterComments Off
Fix a Leak Week San Diego CA

Fix-A-Leak Week : Every Leak Counts Did you know that U.S. households waste over a trillion gallons of water per year?  That according to the Environmental Protection Agency, is enough water to meet the needs of Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles combined. EPA’s WaterSense program has declared March 20-26 2017 as “Fix A Leak Week.”to…

Posted on February 9, 2017 in Featured, Water Filtration Systems San DiegoComments Off
water filtration systems San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Water Purification – Perhaps one of the healthiest things you can do for you and your family is to drink filtered water. Water filters remove more harmful contaminants than any other purification method, and they are uniquely designed to work with municipally treated water. Bottled water is also not a healthier or purer choice. The…

Posted on January 17, 2017 in Plumbing Repairs, FeaturedComments Off
Garage Plumbing San Diego CA

Pipe Problems Explained by Local Plumbing Experts Pipe repairs can be very expensive, leading to water damage, higher utility bills and costly repairs. Learning about common plumbing pipe repairs from local plumbing experts may help you prevent issues before they occur, or require emergency plumbing  repairs. Leaky Pipes Pipe leaks are serious business. Even the smallest…

Posted on January 10, 2017 in Water Heaters, Featured, Water Heaters San DiegoComments Off
Water Heater Installation tips - Escondido CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Water Heater Installation tips For Water Heater Installation tips call on the pros at Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.  Water heaters are a familiar appliance in most everyone’s home but few people really understand how they work.  Here is a great series of articles from HowStuffWorks.com that really do a great job of explain what you…

Posted on December 27, 2016 in Plumbing Repairs, FeaturedComments Off
lead pipes San Diego CA

The new year is almost upon us and as homeowners it is absolutely necessary that we do regular maintenance on our homes.  One area that is often neglected until costly plumbing repairs San Diego are needed is the plumbing system.  The 15 tips To Avoid Costly Plumbing Repairs listed below make an excellent checklist to make sure all is…

Posted on December 12, 2016 in Featured, Drain MaintenanceComments Off
drain cleaning San Diego CA

Removing Clogs  – If a clogged drain is something that you find difficult or intimidating, you are not the only one. Many people can’t address their very own plumbing system troubles, which means that plumbing professionals must be called out for drain cleaning. The best way to not call a plumber is to avoid these…

Posted on November 12, 2016 in Featured, RemodelingComments Off
Bathroom Remodels San Diego CA

Black Mountain Plumbing Remodel Bathrooms too! Have you seen the recently published lifestyle story that says having stainless steel kitchen appliances isn’t the trend it once was?  It appears we consumers now prefer different colors and finishes on our kitchen appliances. But remodeling the kitchen just to change colors and finishes on the appliances can…

Posted on November 4, 2016 in Water Heaters, FeaturedComments Off
water heater maintenance tips San Diego CA

San Diego Water Heater Maintenance Tips This is a great time of year to take a look at your water heater and make sure it is going to get you through the winter with no problems.  Here are some water heater maintenance tips to help you. Many property owners do not know exactly how crucial…

Posted on October 13, 2016 in Water HeatersComments Off

Be Prepared for Almost Any Water Heater Emergency One of the most frequent questions we receive from customers at Black Mountain Plumbing is “Exactly how do I shut off my water heater?” This is something EVERY SINGLE homeowner ought to know how to carry out in case of a water heater emergency. If your hot…

Posted on September 28, 2016 in Plumbing Inspections, Featured, PlumbingComments Off
plumbing inspections San Diego CA

Here at Black Mountain Plumbing, we offer thorough plumbing inspection to all of our customers. With years of experience under our belt, there’s not much that we don’t know about when it comes to plumbing. Leak detection and water heater inspection are just a few of the services that we excel in as a company. We…

Posted on September 8, 2016 in Featured, Plumbing Repairs San DiegoComments Off
Hydro-Jet Cleaning San Diego CA

Call Black Mountain for Plumbing Pipe Repair in San Diego County One of the most common water damage problems that homeowners face is burst or leaking pipes. Many different factors can cause your pipes to leak or rupture such as the age of them, misuse or if they freeze. Although prevention can be carried out,…

Posted on August 24, 2016 in Featured, Plumbing RepairsComments Off
emergency plumbing service San Diego CA

Most homeowners never give thought to an emergency plumbing service until one is needed In a emergency plumbing service, every minute counts, so you should ask these questions before hiring a plumber to avoid surprise fees and to protect yourself. Licensing Ask the plumber if he or she is licensed in your city or state.…

Posted on August 3, 2016 in Drain Cleaning, Featured, PlumbingComments Off
blocked drains San Diego CA

Blocked Drains Area Nuisance and a Health Threat Blocked drains are an occurrence that happens eventually to all households. You might have experienced being in the shower with the water level slowly forming a puddle or even swiftly rising, submerging your feet. While brushing your teeth, you may be shocked to find out that the sink…

Posted on July 23, 2016 in Plumbing Repairs, Featured, SewerComments Off
lead pipes San Diego CA

Sewer Line Repair Services offered by Black Mountain Plumbing At Black Mountain Plumbing, Inc. we do more than simply clearing your drains and pipes. We offer a number of different sewer line repair services including sewer line replacement, repair and cleaning. We can help you if you are facing any of the following problems: Cracked,…

Posted on July 16, 2016 in Water LeaksComments Off
Indirect Water Heater San Diego CA

Water heater leak repair is essential in the maintenance of your valuable appliances. Whether you are experiencing a leak or insufficient heating, a service professional can shut down, disassemble, examine, repair, replace, and get you on your way to hot water by the end of the day Water Heater Leak Repair – Finding the Leak…

Posted on June 28, 2016 in Featured, RemodelingComments Off
shower installation San Diego CA

Whatever your style there are many options available to you and your plumber or bathroom fitter can help you decide what is possible with your shower installation and present plumbing system. Your Plumber Can be a Big Help with a Shower Installation or Remodel Your plumber will be able to advise you on the water…

Posted on June 20, 2016 in Drain Maintenance, FeaturedComments Off
drain maintenance San Diego CA

Having a slow running or clogged drain, surprisingly, is quite a common problem and often requires a professional drain service. When homeowners realize they have a blocked-up sink, toilet, or bath, they often try to fix it themselves. They may use a plunger on it or a store-bought chemical product, but doing this can actually…

Posted on May 12, 2016 in Plumbing, FeaturedComments Off
pipe replacement San Diego CA

Replacing Pipes Is Necessary with All Plumbing Systems It is very essential to frequently check your pipes for any problem, most especially if you are living in a very old house. Your pipes will begin to show some signs of a problem as your plumbing system ages. You can only see these indications if and…

Posted on February 23, 2016 in Articles, Featured, Plumbing Repairs San DiegoComments Off
plumbing camera San Diego CA

Pipe Damage Prevention San Diego CA   zPipeDamageCausedby Trees and Other Vegetations Cause Many Plumbing Problems Believe it or not, your plumbing system could be in danger because of your landscaping. Major pipe damage can be caused by tree roots that travel long distances in order to find water, especially in the conditions of persistent drought.…

Posted on February 9, 2016 in Articles, Drain MaintenanceComments Off

Your valuable items can easily wash down a drain within seconds. The beautiful engagement ring that you took off in order to do dishes, the wonderful earring that slipped down your bathroom sink, well you may think that such stuff that goes down the drain is lost forever. But with little luck and some handy…

Posted on February 8, 2016 in Articles, Featured, News, PlumbingComments Off
Angie's List Super Service Award to San Diego Plumbing Company

Angie’s List Super Service Award reflects Black Mountain Plumbing’s consistently high level of customer service   Black Mountain Plumbing, Inc has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Plumbing Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2015. “We are blessed with…

Posted on January 28, 2016 in Articles, Featured, PlumbingComments Off
increase water pressure San Diego CA

Do you know how to increase water pressure or change the water pressure in your home? It often seems like a daunting chore. There are many causes of low water pressure, and many surprisingly simple remedies that you can perform yourself to increase water pressure.. Here are some steps to guide you as you learn…

Posted on December 31, 2015 in Articles, Featured, Plumbing RepairsComments Off
cleaning your shower head San Diego, CA

When It’s Time to Clean Your Shower Head If you’ve noticed discoloration on your shower head (chalky white, green, or brown) and it runs with very little power, then it probably means you’ve got a lot of calcium or limescale build-up which means its time to clean your shower head. While this offers no risk…

Posted on October 20, 2015 in Articles, Featured, Plumbing InspectionsComments Off
plumbing inspections San Diego CA

Video and Camera Plumbing Inspections The plumbing inspections of sewer systems and pipes is very important. It can be best done using a digital inspection camera by attaching it with a push snake rod in order to give the user with push camera inserted down the pipes. It also enables plumbing inspections of inside of…

Posted on April 19, 2015 in Featured, Water HeatersComments Off
water heater installation San Diego CA

 New Water Heaters Are Larger and More Pricey New water heaters system performance regulations might cost you big dollars if you’re considering purchasing a brand-new water heating system. That implies homeowners face a decision on whether to obtain a brand-new water heater or transform their old one. If your water heating system is over 10…

Posted on March 29, 2015 in Articles, Featured, NewsComments Off
Angie's List Super Service Award - Del Mar CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service Black Mountain Plumbing, Inc. has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the consumer review service in 2014. “This is our 10th consecutive year to receive a Super Service Award for plumbing and…

Posted on August 12, 2014 in Featured, Residential Plumbing San Diego, Water Filtration Systems San DiegoComments Off
water filtration systems San Diego CA - Black Mountain Plumbing Inc.

In some communities, urban water supply is not as safe as it should be. In San Diego drinking water can be loaded with contaminants, or have unsafe levels of certain chemicals, such as fluorine, lead or chlorine. Is san diego drinking water safe? The drinking water provided by the City of San Diego is safe and…