Commercial Water Heaters

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We replaced these 2 commercial water heaters in a large Lake Tahoe lakefront. They were located on the 2nd floor and the only way to get them down and the new ones up was via this staircase. 4 plumbers turned this job down. No job is too big for us 😉

Plumbing tips for tahoe city and Truckee homeowners

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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). […]

Tahoe city plumbing meets Swiss engineering!

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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 […]

Is your water heater working properly

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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 […]

Tankless water heaters for your Tahoe or Truckee home

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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 […]

Tips to keep your pipes from freezing and bursting

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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 […]

Plumbing

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Tell me honestly, have I aged since I started the plumbing business?

Do you have a clogged drain in Tahoe City or Truckee?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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! 

Running Toilet Driving You Crazy?

Posted by on Aug 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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 wasting 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

Fix Plumbing Problems and Save Water for Tahoe

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

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 […]