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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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DIY Tankless Descale

Our San Diego Journeyman Plumber, Tris Coffin, walks through the easy process to descale your tankless water heater in San Diego. It will take about an hour total, and you only needf a few supplies on hand for a simple solution to keeping your tankless water heater in optimal condition. Supplies you will need: 2 Gallons of water 5 gallon Bucket 2 Washing Machine Hoses Descale solution Small pump Before you begin, ensure that your tankless water heater is not more than 5 years old, or has...

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Hydro Jetting FAQ W/Jessica Kalloch

Director of Business Development, Jessica Kalloch, answers our most frequently asked questions about commercial Hydro Jetting. Q: What is Hydro Jetting? A: Hydro jetting is a method of clearing drain stoppages as well as preventing backups. It uses high pressure water through specially designed jetter nozzles and is a great way to maintain and clean the sanitary waste lines in commercial drain pipes. Q: When should you consider Hydro Jetting? A: Hydro Jetting can remove heavy buildup in pipes that have not been maintained,...

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Bill Howe’s Exceptional Employees | June

Honoring our team for their excellence is imperative to our success. We believe that jobs well done deserve recognition and warrant sharing with the entire company. That's why each month we present four awards honoring the outstanding achievements of employees from the previous month. At our Shop Meeting, we share their excellence and recognize their efforts in front of the entire team.  award winners for the month of May were: Luis Christian Arguilez is one of our best San Diego drain specialists and...

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Expert Plumber Tips

At Bill Howe, we are proud of our plumbers' commitment to the San Diego community. We have alway promised to send a plumber, not a salesman, to solve our customer's problems fast and for a fair cost. Our plumbers educate the community as well, and we think that everyone should be aware of some common plumbing information that could help you next time you have a problem. It could save you money and a phone call. Here are some of...

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Thank You San Diego

Each year, the San Diego Union-Tribune hosts the Best of SD Readers Poll. They invite readers like you to nominate and vote for their favorite local nightlife, home services, restaurants, banks, entertainment and more. Bill Howe is proud to have made the list since 2010, even taking first place in multiple categories each year. And in 2016, we were voted as San Diego's Best Plumber, Best Heating & Air Conditioning Company, and Best Contractor representing each of our divisions in the highest quality of home service in...

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Bill Howe: Precision A/C Tune-Up

Air conditioning in San Diego is not necessarily a necessity along the coast, but inland areas can get very hot during the summer months. If you do have an A/C system, it is important to ensure that when you turn it on, it will be ready and working efficiently and safely. Manufacturers, and our own A/C experts in San Diego, recommend performing annual routine maintenance on your system about a month before peak season. In fact, many warranties will be...

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May All Star Plumbers in San Diego

Bill Howe started his San Diego plumbing company 37 years ago with one truck and he was the sole technician. With a mission to grow into San Diego’s trusted home service company, he has spent three decades putting together the best team. One of the key components to creating a place where great employees want to work is by offering ample recognition for their excellence. That’s why Bill and Tina Howe started a recognition program for the company. Each month, we honor...

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Energy Savings Agreement: Keep Your HVAC Running All Year Long

Why sign on with the Bill Howe Energy Savings Agreement?  With Bill Howe Heating & Air San Diego Energy Savings Agreement, you will find expert services with concierge style service. What is the Bill Howe Heating & Air Energy Savings Agreement (ESA)? Our ESA is a membership to comfort all year long. Whether we are installing a brand-new air conditioning in your San Diego home, or just performing routing maintained, the ESA allows you peace of mind for all things heating & air...

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