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Plumbing

By: Nicolette Forbes
June 15th, 2022

Did you know that there are several different types of material that pipes in your plumbing system are made of? Were you also unaware that the type of pipes can affect how your system works? 

Plumbing | Drains

By: Nicolette Forbes
June 14th, 2022

Do you currently have copper piping in your plumbing system but are curious about switching to PEX piping? Or vice versa? Have you ever wondered what the differences are between PEX and copper piping? 

Water Filtration & Purification

By: Nicolette Forbes
June 10th, 2022

  Oh no! H20! The City of Los Angeles has been experiencing a drought for decades but this year, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is introducing new water restrictions to help conserve water throughout the City of Angels.

Plumbing | Drains

By: Nicolette Forbes
June 10th, 2022

Oh no! Are you experiencing back-ups in your home constantly but are not sure why? Are you worried it may happen again?

Plumbing | Drains

By: Nicolette Forbes
June 6th, 2022

Did you know that sewers get buildup? Did you also know that your sewer line needs to be descaled regularly to prevent blockages? But what is descaling and how do you know if it is right for you and your home? Well, you’ve come to the right place - your plumbing system (and its terms) can be confusing and Monkey Wrench is here for the rescue. 

Plumbing | Drains

By: Nicolette Forbes
June 3rd, 2022

Knowing the ins and outs of your sewer system is key to prolonging its lifespan, but how do you know if it's time to replace your sewer line? If everything seems to be going well, it's easy to ignore the warning signs before the big break or a disaster. So how do you start to identify these warning signs before it's too late?

Plumbing | Drains

By: Nicolette Forbes
June 1st, 2022

Clogged drains can cause massive flooding and water damage to your home, which sounds like a headache. Sometimes paper products or hair clog up the pipes, making it impossible for water to flow. When this happens, unclogging the drain is necessary but what is the best way to clear the blockage? Is it snaking?

Plumbing | Drains

By: Nicolette Forbes
May 30th, 2022

Having a toilet backup is common to have in your home. Even having the occasional clogged sink, tub or shower is normal as well. But what if your entire bathroom is backing up all at the same time? Sounds like a nightmare, right? 

Plumbing | Drains

By: Nicolette Forbes
May 27th, 2022

Is your toilet backing up or overflowing but don’t know why? Have you been experiencing this same problem but are unsure how to fix it? It’s a ’crappy’ situation to be in but you’ve come to the right place for help. 

Plumbing | Drains

By: Nicolette Forbes
May 25th, 2022

Are you experiencing blockages or clogs in your plumbing system but aren’t sure if hydro-jetting is the right choice for you? Then you’ve come to the right place!