Traditional vs Tankless Water Heating System

Regular vs Tankless Water Heating: Which is Better?

Tankless Water Heating SystemAs suppliers and installers of both traditional and tankless water heaters in Orange County, we’re often asked by customers about which option is best.

Water heaters are an essential item for any home. Like most appliances, the best option usually depends on several factors, ranging from your hot water consumption and requirements to your budget and expectations.

In this post, we’ll explain the key differences between regular water heaters and tankless water heaters, share the key advantages and disadvantages of each … Read More

Factors To Consider When Choosing Plumber

4 Factors to Look For When Choosing a Plumber

Choosing the right plumber in Huntington BeachWhether you’re looking for a residential plumber to maintain and repair plumbing in your home or a commercial plumber to ensure your retail store, restaurant of office building has functional and effective plumbing, it’s always important to choose the right person for the job.

Choosing the right plumber in Huntington Beach is an important decision. Pick someone qualified and experienced and you’ll reduce the risk of problems occurring in the future. Choose someone without a good skillset and you could end … Read More

Commercial Plumbing Maintenance Tips

4 Commercial Plumbing Maintenance Tips to Save You Money

commercial plumbing maintenanceOne of the most important aspects of commercial plumbing is preventative maintenance. From unblocking clogged drains to catching leaks before they become critical, taking action early can help you reduce costs and avoid expensive plumbing repairs and replacements.

For example, most leaks slowly develop from small problems into major sources of moisture that can damage your drywall, flooring and other aspects of your building’s interior. Catch them early and it’s a cheap, quick and simple repair — catch them late and … Read More

4 Home Tips for More Efficient Plumbing

4 Home Tips for Quieter, Cleaner and More Efficient Plumbing

Orange County Plumber for More Efficient PlumbingHave you run on the faucet, only to notice that your sink is worryingly noisy? Or turned on the bathroom tap to hear creaky noises from your home’s plumbing? Or noticed a bad smell from your kitchen sink when you drained the water?

Even the newest, most modern homes can have plumbing issues, ranging from creaky, noisy pipes to odors that linger in the drain. Often, these problems aren’t the result of bad design or poor installation, but simple maintenance … Read More

Scott Harrison Bags PHCC’s 2016 Contractor of the Year Award

Scott Harrison Receives the PHCC's 2016 Contractor of the Year AwardScott Harrison was honored with the Contractor of the Year award last month at Lake Tahoe during the annual gathering of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Association of California.

Scott, the CEO of Scott Harrison Plumbing and a tradesman with 31 years of experience in the business, was nominated for the award by the PHCC Orange, Riverside & San Bernardino Counties chapter.

The Contractor of the Year Award recognizes “the best of the best.” Recipients have a reputation for personal integrity, for providing quality service to customers, for working to improve their industry … Read More

PHCC National Report

by Patrick Wallner, Vice President & Scott Harrison, Zone 4 Director

phcc logoExpansion of the Clean Water Act: PHCC participated in multiple efforts to request that the EPA withdraw its proposal regulation to expand federal authority over water and land uses in the United States, creating more permitting and environmental review requirements for contractors. The U.S House of Representatives is expected to vote on this proposal soon.

Members who attended the 2015 Legislative Conference last month helped PHCC achieve its goals for contractor visits on Capitol Hill, by educating Congress on … Read More

5 Common Business Plumbing Mistakes That Can Cost You Money

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From hiring the wrong person for your plumbing jobs to trying to solve them all by yourself, many business owners make serious plumbing-related mistakes that cost them both time and money.

In this blog post, we’ll cover five of the most common plumbing mistakes businesses make, why they’re not worth making yourself and how you can easily avoid them by working with an experienced professional.

Calling any plumber to fix a complicated problem

Is your highly specialized commercial dishwasher having drainage problems? … Read More

Plumbing Checklist: 10 Steps to Prevent Leaks, Mold and Damage

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From cracked pipes to clogged drains, sometimes the simplest plumbing issues can be the most frustrating for your business. In this blog post, we’ll share 10 steps you can take as a business owner to prevent leaks, mold and plumbing damage.

Run your taps often

When you rarely use certain taps, water can collect in the pipe beneath them and sit untouched for a long time. Because of this, you should run taps for a few minutes in advance to flush out ‘old’ water … Read More