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What Size Water Heater Do I Need?

At Jack Stephan, our Orange County and Los Angeles plumbers know there are many important factors to consider when it comes to finding the right size water heater. If you choose a unit that is too small, you might be left taking a cold shower. Likewise, water heaters that are too large can have you shelling out more money than you need to. So how do you know what size water heater is right for you? Here are some tips from our Orange County and Los Angeles plumbers that will get you headed in the right direction! Read More

What Water Heater is Right For Me?

Choosing a new water heater can be daunting. With so many different models, sizes and types of water heaters, customers often have a hard time knowing just which one is right for them. Despite the many different water heaters on the market our Orange County and Los Angeles plumbers know there are three main considerations for homeowners choosing a new one: fuel type, tank vs. tankless and energy efficiency. Read More

What Exactly Is A Water Shutoff Valve & How Do I Use It?

As with many things in life, it pays to be prepared. This couldn’t be truer than when you own a home. And our Orange County and Los Angeles plumbers know that being informed on where your main water shutoff valve is located and how to turn it off could potentially save you a small fortune in repair bills. In the unfortunate but oftentimes inevitable event of a burst pipe or malfunctioning appliance, getting to and turning off your home’s water supply is vital. Read More

How to Install a New Toilet

Some homeowners may want to replace an outdated toilet for aesthetic reasons. While a toilet may not be the most common feature you think about when updating a bathroom’s appearance, this is nonetheless a feature that will be noticed by all who enter the room. Other homeowners may need to replace a toilet when the existing one has become damaged in some way. Whether you need or want to replace your toilet, you may be wondering if you should work with an expert Orange County or Los Angeles plumber or attempt to do the work on your own. Before you call a professional to your home, it is important to understand more about the toilet installation process. Read More

Choosing The Right Plunger

Imagine for a moment that your toilet’s stopped up. You reach for the nearest plunger, and in a minute or two, the clog is gone. Nice story, but our Orange County and Los Angeles plumbers know that it doesn’t always happen that way.

There are three basic types of household plungers, and each are used for a different purpose. Use the wrong plunger, and you may find yourself frustrated. The three types of plungers are as follows Read More

Do I Have A Slab Leak?

At Jack Stephan, our Orange County and Los Angeles plumbers know that slab leaks are a type of leak that can quickly become a homeowner’s worst nightmare. If not taken care of quickly and efficiently, the damage to a home can be extensive. As a result, it is important to call an experienced Orange County or Los Angeles plumber as soon as possible if you believe there is a slab leak in your home to help mitigate water damage throughout the home. Read More