Plumbing in Older Homes – The Issues You Should Know

Sacramento, with its rich history and charming older neighborhoods, is home to many vintage houses that stand as a testament to architectural evolution. However, owning an older home in Sacramento often comes with unique challenges, especially concerning plumbing. At Rapid First Plumbing, serving the greater Sacramento area since 1974, we've become adept at diagnosing and resolving the common plumbing issues that frequently arise in these historic dwellings. And if, perchance, you’re thinking about buying an older residence (or commercial building),...

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The Benefits of Eco-friendly Plumbing

Rapid First Plumbing in Sacramento, CA, is leading the charge in eco-friendly plumbing solutions. And these bring immense benefits to homeowners. Our focus on using environmentally friendly products translates into several advantages for our customers in the greater Sacramento area. The Benefits of Green Plumbing for Homeowners Eco-friendly plumbing products play a pivotal role in reducing environmental impact and improving home efficiency. By choosing eco-friendly options, homeowners can experience several benefits: Hot Water Efficiency: Eco-friendly products can enhance the efficiency...

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DIY Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

For minor plumbing issues, many homeowners in the Sacramento area often wonder if they should attempt a DIY fix. Or should they pick up the phone and call in the professionals?  While some plumbing tasks can be resolved by the average homeowner wanting to save money, knowing when to do it yourself and when to leave it to the pros is essential. A Few DIY-Friendly Plumbing Projects Here are a few common household plumbing problems many homeowners should be able...

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Choosing the Right Plumbing Company: What to Consider

Why Sacramento Residents Trust Rapid First Plumbing Finding the right plumbing company in the Sacramento area is crucial when it comes to plumbing issues at your home or business. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to make the right choice. In this guide, we'll walk you through what to look for when selecting a plumbing company and why you should consider Rapid First Plumbing for all your plumbing needs. What to Look for in a Plumbing Company...

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Forever Chemicals in the Water

What You Need to Know About Toxins in the Water Your Drink Forever chemicals, also known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), have emerged as a concerning issue in the nation’s drinking water supply. These persistent chemicals, widely used in manufacturing, firefighting foams, and other applications, pose health risks due to their ability to accumulate in the environment and human bodies. In this blog, we'll delve into the issue of forever chemicals in US drinking water, explore the potential health...

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Traditional Tank Water Heater Maintenance Tips

10 Ways to Prolong the Life of a Tank Water Heater While tankless water heaters are rapidly growing in popularity, most American households still use a traditional tank water heater. If you have one of these water heaters that’s properly serviced and maintained, according to the UPC Standard, you could get 8 to 10 years of service out of it. As Sacramento’s leading plumbing contractor, we understand the importance of maintaining your traditional tank water heater to ensure its longevity...

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The Importance of Commercial Drain Cleaning

Never Ignore Regular Commercial Drain Service For many commercial establishments, regular drain service is essential. This is especially true for commercial properties like restaurants, bakeries, and health care facilities, among others, and any location having a large number of public toilets. Regular commercial drain cleaning plays a vital role in preventing serious drainage problems and potential health hazards that might even force a business to shut down temporarily. In case you’re not already convinced of the importance of this service,...

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A Few Homeowner Plumbing Tips

6 Simple Plumbing Tips from Your Friends at Rapid First Plumbing Sooner or later, we’re all going to have a plumbing issue of one kind or another. It doesn’t matter if you’ve lived in your home for years or you’re a new homeowner, those problems are going to crop up from time to time. That said, there are a few things every homeowner should know about their plumbing system, and we hope the following tips will keep your plumbing issues...

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Water Heater Replacement in Sacramento

Contact Rapid First Plumbing for Sacramento Area Water Heater Replacement If you need water heater replacement in Sacramento and surrounding areas, you...

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