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ADU Bathroom Requirements in Fremont

An accessory dwelling unit (ADU) is a great way to add more space and functionality to your property. However, you don't have carte blanche when you build an ADU. There are general California-wide requirements for ADUs and specific ones in Fremont that you will need to follow. One sticking point is often the bathroom: do [...]

By |2021-04-01T15:24:37+00:00April 1st, 2021|Plumbing FAQs|

Why Does My Toilet Randomly Run for a Few Seconds?

You’re standing in the bathroom, you haven’t used the toilet, but it starts running for a second, and then stops. What is going on? This problem is calleda phantom flush. Your toilet is wasting water and driving up your utility bill. There are simple fixes to this problem, but first, you need to understand what [...]

By |2020-10-01T16:34:51+00:00October 1st, 2020|Plumbing FAQs|

5 Common Plumbing Emergencies and How to Prevent Them

There are quite a few problems that you can have as a homeowner when it comes to your plumbing. Some of them are annoying but easy fixes. Others can cause a lot of problems and can even cost you your health and/or life. Below we are going to look at some of the most common [...]

By |2020-10-27T01:45:27+00:00September 15th, 2020|Plumbing FAQs|

6 Signs of a Collapsed Sewer Line

A collapsed sewer line is a severe problem, so you’d spot one right away if it were to happen, right? Well, maybe not. Sometimes, collapsed sewer lines have symptoms that don’t make sense to homeowners. You may be expecting a sudden gush of water on your lawn or the street, but that’s not always how [...]

By |2020-10-27T01:49:08+00:00August 27th, 2020|Plumbing FAQs|

Why is My Toilet Overflowing for No Reason?

We’ve received calls from frantic homeowners who feel that their toilet is overflowing for no reason. They didn’t put anything in it, sometimes they didn’t even flush it, but’s pouring water onto their bathroom floor anyway. Sometimes it really seems like a toilet is overflowing for no reason. Let us explain what’s probably going on [...]

By |2020-08-16T04:35:33+00:00March 13th, 2020|Plumbing FAQs|

Shower Drain Makes Noises When I Flush the Toilet

So you’ve just finished your business, and hit the lever to flush the toilet. Then from behind you, comes a strange noise. Gurgle…bloop…barble… And now you’ve got weird sound coming from your shower drain. Fantastic. Now you’ve got plumbing issues, which is the last thing you needed added onto your ever-growing list of things to [...]

By |2019-11-18T13:48:35+00:00November 18th, 2019|Plumbing FAQs|
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