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Bill Howe Family of Companies Hiring All Divisions

The Bill Howe Family of Companies has been named a San Diego Top Workplace three years in a row, as well as having been chosen as one of the Best Companies in San Diego. Now hiring for all divisions and are looking for apprentices, experienced plumbers, epoxy lining specialists, heating & air technicians and apprentices, as well as reconstruction and water damage experts. If you are looking to change your career, or have experience in any of our divisions, apply today. Apply...

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Slab Leak 101

Bill Howe has been the leading slab leak detection company in san Diego since first offering the service over 30 years ago. Bill Howe ensures that every slab leak detection technician has the most up to date equipment and training. Currently, Bill Howe has nine expert leak locators ready to pinpoint the precise location and recommend the best, and most cost-effective, solution. Slab leaks occur for many reasons, but the most common leaks will be due to pressure fluctuations which cause...

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What is the Best DIY to Clear Those Kitchen Sink Drain Clogs?

Some of the most common plumbing problems we encounter are with clogged drains, and kitchen sink clogs can be frequent considering that lots of cooking grease and left over food particles end up down the drain. What is the first thing you should do? Call a plumber or try out a DIY fix? Professional plumbers, like our experts at Bill Howe (we’ve been clearing drain clogs in San Diego since 1980) are the best solution for tough clogs and blockages in the...

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FAQ with Daniel Heinz, Bill Howe Heating & Air in San Diego: A/C Maintenance

[caption id="attachment_11750" align="alignleft" width="468"] Daniel Heinz, Senior Service Technician, Bill Howe Heating & Air[/caption] How often should I perform maintenance on my A/C in San Diego? Unless you’re in the inland areas, you may not need your A/C as much, but it is always a good idea to make an annual plan and have a professional out to service your system once a year. Homeowners should also check their filter regularly, and that is something they can do without a professional. How much...

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Bill Howe Recognizes Exemplary Service

It is no wonder that our family owned company thrives with the exceptional employees we have. Recently, Angie’s List presented Bill Howe Plumbing, Heating & Air, Restoration & Flood with the coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award in six categories. We are proud of our team in San Diego, plumbing and drains, heating & air technicians, and water damage specialists for consistently going above and beyond to deliver the best. In order to honor our team’s excellence, each month we present...

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How to: Emergency Water Heater Shutdown

In the event of an emergency or flood, do you know how to shut down your water heater to protect your family and home? One of the most important things a homeowner can do is to take steps to shut off their gas water heater. We have shown you in our "Howe to" video series how to shut the water off to your house, and shutting the gas off is just as simple. In the event of an emergency, just follow these...

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San Diego Plumbers Achieving Excellence

As the Best San Diego Plumbers and Best Heating Specialists, we know it takes a team to be successful. That’s why we are proud to consistently recognize our employees for their outstanding professionalism, customer service, work ethic, pay it forward spirit, and job excellence every chance we get. Each month, we present those team members who go beyond the call of duty for their efforts, and for the month of December, we   were very excited to honor Eric Montalvo, Miguel Gomez,...

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Bill Howe: San Diego’s Best One-Stop Shop

Voted the Best San Diego Plumber, Best San Diego Heating & Air Company, and Best San Diego Contractor by the Union Tribune Reader's Poll in 2016, Bill knows "Howe!" For all of you home services needs, the specialists at the Bill Howe Family of Companies have the skills and training necessary to show you why they were voted the best, the Bill Howe Way! Whether you are in need of plumbing or drain cleaning, heating or air conditioning, water damage remediation or...

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Bathrooms Are Going High Tech!

Have you heard of Chromatherapy? High definition speakers piping your favorite tunes directly into through your shower head? Digital controls to keep your family safe? A toilet so smart it lights your way and cleans itself, and more? If you want the ultimate experience, look no further. With high-tech toilets, showers, and faucets, the bathroom will become your favorite room! Aromatherapy touches your olfactory senses, but Chromatherepy adds blasts of color that energize or relax. You can go with just a touch...

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Plumbing through Time

As San Diego's Best Plumber, we know the important role we play in health in safety. We've scoured the web and compiled a short list of some major events in the history of plumbing, and a few focus on health. How many did you know? We're missing a lot (plumbing has been in use for a long long time) so stay tuned for more! If you want to know more about all the ins and outs of plumbing, give us a...

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