Los Angeles Plumbing FAQs

company icon

Slow-draining sinks are often caused by clogs. You can try using a plunger or a mixture of baking soda and vinegar to clear minor clogs. However, for more stubborn clogs or recurring issues, it’s best to call a professional plumber.

Shut off the main water supply immediately to prevent further flooding and water damage. Then, call an emergency plumber to address the burst pipe and make necessary repairs.

Yes, most plumbing repairs and installations require permits in Los Angeles. A licensed plumber will know the local regulations and obtain the necessary permits for your project.

Increased water bills, damp or discolored spots on walls or ceilings, mold or mildew growth, and the sound of running water when all fixtures are off are signs of a potential hidden water leak.

Los Angeles HVAC FAQs

company icon

It’s recommended to change the standard air filters every 1 to 3 months. However, this can vary depending on factors like indoor air quality, pets, and allergies. Check your manufacturer’s guidelines for specific recommendations.

Several factors can contribute to inadequate cooling, such as a dirty air filter, refrigerant leaks, faulty compressor, or blocked condenser unit. Contact an HVAC technician to diagnose and fix the issue.

Recommended winter temperatures are around 68°F (20°C), and for summer, it’s best to keep your thermostat set to 78°F (25°C) for optimal comfort and energy efficiency.

Yes, several measures can enhance HVAC efficiency, including regular maintenance, sealing air ducts, using a programmable thermostat, and ensuring proper insulation in your home.

It’s advisable to have your HVAC system professionally maintained at least once a year. Bi-annual maintenance, before the cooling and heating seasons, is even better to ensure peak performance and early detection of potential issues.