Bill’s Blog

Bill Howe Weighs in: Our Favorite Kitchen Faucets

Our expert plumbers at Bill Howe are always keeping up with the latest and greatest fixtures to help their customers make informed decisions. Here, we share three of our favorite kitchen faucets for an innovative, beautiful, and functional decor. [caption id="attachment_26920" align="alignright" width="160"] Moen Power Clean(TM) Riley high arc pull down kitchen faucet in Chrome. Photo found on Moen's website. `[/caption]   Moen Power Clean™ Moen is one of the masters of the kitchen fixture, always innovative in design, functionality, and affordable. That’s why we love...

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Bill Howe’s August All Stars

As San Diego’s Best Plumber and Heating & Air Conditioning Company, Bill Howe knows that to remain the best, it takes teamwork and we must support and recognize our team for their excellence. That’s why we created our four unique monthly awards to honor our team. Read more about the awards on our blog: The Bill Howe Way: Recognizing Excellence. For August Achievements, we are proud to recognize: Tony Millan, Ricardo Diaz, Charles Lopez, and Sirena Diaz. Tony Millan began with Bill Howe in...

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Senior Customer Service Representative Retires

Bill Howe Plumbing Says Farewell to Senior Customer Service Representative Monty McCoy retires after 17 years of excellent service with San Diego plumbing company September 1, 2017 San Diego, Calif. – Bill Howe Plumbing in San Diego has remained successful for over 37 years by staying true to their mission of caring for employees, customers, and their community. They have been named as a Top Workplace, the Best San Diego Plumber, HVAC Company, and Contractor, and work with organizations like the...

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San Diego Plumber Saves First Panda Visit: 1987

In 1987, the San Diego Zoo began a love affair with the Giant Pandas, Basi & Yuan Yuan, when they came to visit our World-Famous Zoo. What do pandas have to do with plumbing in San Diego, you ask? One of our favorite moments in our 37-year history. Bill Howe had already become the trusted name for plumbing in San Diego. He started his company seven years earlier making a name as an honest San Diego plumber offering the community the highest...

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San Diego Plumbing Tips from Bill Howe’s Best

Let's face it, it is never a good feeling to have to call your plumber for a burst water heater or overflowing drain, but sometimes it is a necessity. But, Bill Howe's San Diego plumbers have shared some of their tips and tricks to save homeowners time and money, and to help educate on when you might need a professional San Diego plumbing company. Here are August's monthly plumbing tips from Bill Howe's best. "Homeowners to flush their water heater once a year...

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Bill Howe Plumbing Promotes San Diego Journeyman Plumber to Team Leader

Award winning San Diego plumbing continues to promote outstanding employees from within  January 27, 2016 San Diego, Calif. – Bill Howe started his San Diego plumbing company as AM/PM Sewer & Drains in 1980. He built what is today, the Bill Howe Family of Companies on a mission to be the best employer in San Diego, provide honest services at a fair price, and give back to the community. When he began operations, Bill was the sole plumber and 37...

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Why is My Water Heater Leaking?

There are many reasons your water heater can leak, and even more parts of the water heater that may be leaking. While most cases can be preventable or fixed easily, there are some indicators that your water r heater simply needs to be replaced.  Age Water heaters leak due to the age when you have a very old water heater. Bill Howe has seen many water heaters over 30 years old that worked great, but as materials and regulations have changed, water heaters...

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Bill Howe Named Gold Medal Plumber Fourth Year in a Row

Bill Howe Named Gold Medal Plumber in Point Loma Fourth Year in a Row San Diego plumbing company is honored for the fourth year in a row as coastal areas favorite plumber August 24, 2017 San Diego, Calif. – Bill Howe was the sole service plumber in Point Loma and other coastal cities when he first began his own company AM/PM Sewer and Drains. Since 1980, the company has grown from just Bill Howe to the Bill Howe Family of Companies in...

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DIY SHower Head Installation Made Easy

There are many times when it would be wise to call a professional plumber in San Diego. Water heater bursts, slab leaks, unknown leaks, and overflowing drains all indicate a larger issue that may need expertise and training. But, if you are wanting to update your fixtures, you can save the hourly fee by doing it yourself. Shower heads are a perfect example. As long as the pipe is in good condition, swapping out your old inefficient showerhead for something unique is pretty...

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July Achievements Recognized

Each month, we meet as a company to share news, update policies, honor anniversaries and recognize the achievements of our employees. Bill Howe has created four unique awards to present each month: Above & Beyond, Leading by Example, Excellence, and Customer Service. Our Above & Beyond winner is one of our newer San Diego plumbers, Matthew Revels. He has embraced the Bill Howe Way and in July helped us volunteer at the San Diego Food Bank, received outstanding online reviews and helped...

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