Posts in the Sewer and Drain Category

COVID-19 and Pipe Safety: Avoid Flushing Wipes

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Sacramento residents are taking essential measures to protect their safety and the safety of others. These precautions include social distancing, thoroughly washing hands, and regularly wiping surfaces down with disinfectant. While it is essential to maintain these sanitation practices, it is also important to protect your plumbing lines. With the heightened […]

Five Worst Trees for Your Plumbing System in Sacramento

Sacramento is widely-known as “the City of Trees”. The tree canopy is thick with oak, elm, redbud, sycamores, and many more species that help shade Sacramento and give it the nickname “City of Trees”.  Trees provide many benefits to the greater Sacramento area. Trees cool our homes, streets, and city. Trees also clean the air, […]

True Bonney Stories of 5-Star Service!

A valued Bonney customer in Citrus Heights had a major sewer back-up in their mainline. The kitchen sink, washing machine, and toilets were all backing up. That’s when they called Bonney. The first thing our Bonney 5-star certified plumber did was test the laundry line in the garage. He found it was clogged and not […]

Common Causes of Sewer Line Clogs

When a clog develops in your sewer line, it can cause filthy sewage to back up from your drains and into your home. This often causes extensive damage to your flooring, walls and appliances. Not to mention the costs of addressing the clog and damaged plumbing. A simple way to avoid this disaster is to […]

Why is My Dishwasher Clogged?

Common Causes of Dishwasher Clogs Dishwasher clogs are a bit different than typical clogs because unlike a slow draining kitchen or bathroom sink, it’s more difficult to see a dishwasher clog developing. You might not realize it’s clogged until it’s too late, and a routine wash cycle ends up flooding your kitchen floor. When this […]

Signs Your Sewer Line Needs Repair

Sewer line repairs can be tricky considering they’re not usually visible until it’s too late. In fact, many homeowners forget they have a sewer line until raw sewage backs up into the bathroom or kitchen drains, causing costly repairs to the furniture, electrical systems, flooring and other parts of the home. Not to mention, sewage […]

Shutting Off Your Water Supply Easily and Safely

A Quick Guide to Turning Off Your Water Supply Sometimes, little plumbing issues become big problems fast. In those moments, stopping the water so you can better assess the situation should be your number one priority. However, many people fear they won’t know what to do with themselves when the time comes for the water […]

Homebuyer’s Checklist: How to Check a Home’s Plumbing Before Buying

Going on the hunt for your next dream home is an exciting process that signifies the next chapter in your life. Although you probably have an extensive list of aesthetic home features, don’t let yourself be so dazzled by the hardwood floors and stone countertops that you forget what’s important: function. As you’re touring potential […]

Eradicating a Resilient Foe – Rust

Rust is a foe common to all people who have ever attempted to clean a bathroom. Rust flourishes in moisture rich areas, so it’s not surprising that metal bathroom fixtures frequently fall victim to its degradation. Cleaning rust can take a lot of effort if you’re not using the right chemicals, and certain chemicals can […]