Do you have a slow draining tub? Do you stand in two inches of water while showering? Not only is this irritating you also end up having to clean the tub more frequently. Before you call a plumber try this. Remove the overflow with a flat head screwdriver and pull the rod out (first picture). […]
This is a wall hung toilet with the tank hidden behind the wall. The system is called a “geberit”. It’s made in Switzerland and is the norm for toilet systems in Europe. There is a 2″x4″ metal frame with plastic tank behind the wall that bolts to the studs. To flush you press a big […]
Living in Tahoe creates certain plumbing issues that you don’t find at lower elevations. If you are concerned about your water heater and its efficiency you can do a few things to inspect it and determine how much life it might have left in it. No one wants a house full of renters coming back […]
This week Tahoe ‘s Best Plumbing installed a Navien tankless water heater. We decided to use Navien because other water heater brands were giving us some issues with something called “sandwiching”. This is when your water goes cold in the middle of a shower. Installing a tankless water heater is not complicated but you must […]
We live in the Tahoe Truckee area and so we are not strangers to cold weather. However, due to the many second homeowners and rentals here, we get a fair share of frozen and broken pipe calls every winter. Here are a few tips to help prevent frozen and broken pipes. First and foremost, you […]
This snake has decided that we need a different kind of snake for clearing clogged drains! We don’t know how he got in, but we sure hope he didn’t come up and out of the toilet in this Tahoe city home!
Is your toilet running all night long and keeping you awake? Not only is it making you lose sleep, but did you know that it is also wastingÂ water? Let us at Tahoe’s Best Plumbing fix that annoying toilet for you! It’s quick and inexpensive. Are you in the Tahoe/Truckee area? Call us! 530-330-1833
Do you have a leaky faucet in the kitchen or the bathroom? Do you have a toilet that runs intermittently? Does your water heater lose hot water? These are all common plumbing problems that causes a tremendous amount of water loss. If you live in the north shore of Lake Tahoe, Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows […]