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Plumbing Problems After Heavy Rains

  After suffering from an historic drought here is California we are definitely grateful for the rain that we have been getting. With the rainy season well underway, and with a couple of large storms already under our belt it is important to be prepared and on the lookout for plumbing problems. Plumbing problems can

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Plumbing Matters – Why a Plumbing Inspection is a Must Before Your Purchase a Home

  When it comes to the biggest financial decision of your life, investing in real estate, plumbing matters. It really, really matters.  Regardless of if you are buying your first home, second home, investment properly, or you are a seasoned home owner, having a plumbing inspection performed before the close of escrow can save you

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You Might Need a New Water Heater If….

Replacing your water heater can be an expensive event. Often times the homeowners were unaware that their water heater was about to go out. Water heaters have a not so funny way of going out at the perfect time! For example, mid shower as you are just about to rinse your soapy hair! However, there

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The Most Common Causes of Clogged Drains

Clogged drains are a real pain. They can interfere with your daily operations and can cause damage to your plumbing system and surrounding areas. Over time debris can buildup and cause major drainage issues. The best way to prevent clogged drains is regular drain cleaning and to watch what goes down the drain. Here are

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Water Conditions and What They Mean

Clean running water is a must for good health and sanitation. That’s why it can be so unsettling when you turn on the faucet and murky or discolored water comes running out. A tall glass of mud water is definitely not thirst quenching and can be alarming to say the least. Strange water conditions can

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Located in Marin County, John Owens Services, Inc. has 30 years experience in licensed repair and replacement of boilers, radiant heating, HVAC, electrical, furnaces, plumbing, and is an authorized service provider of Rinnai products. License #501853