Residential & Commercial Plumber Newport Coast, CA

Almost every homeowner has had a plumbing problem that would have been a plumbing emergency were it not for the quick action of an experienced residential plumbing contractor in Newport Coast CA. Homeowners sigh in relief as they mop up the mess. Then they wonder what plumbing professionals do on a normal day when they are not rescuing homeowners from plumbing nightmares. We are glad you asked.


Preventive Plumbing Maintenance

Ben Franklin tells us that an “ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” When we are talking plumbing, that is worth quite a bit of money that will not go toward mold remediation or wet woodwork and insulation. Preventive maintenance includes:

  • Not using commercial drain cleaning products. They are corrosive, so you will be replacing your pipes not far down the road. A plumber can snake the drains, and it will not be so expensive.
  • Prevent clogging. Use drain traps in the bathtub and sinks to prevent hair clogging the pipes. Ensure only toilet paper is flushed down the toilet and not the baby’s toys. Scrape plates into the trash following meals to keep food and grease from clogging the pipes.
  • Decreasing the water pressure. A good massaging shower or quickly filling pots for cooking is marvelous, but it strains the pipes. High pressure can blow the pipes apart, leaving the house to suffer the consequences. For the best and safest results, have a plumbing professional in Newport Coast CA adjust your water pressure.

There’s more, but the point is to keep an eye on the plumbing with some regularity to prevent more serious problems.

Backflow Installation and Testing

Private homes do not usually have backflow problems like their commercial cousins. However, if a home uses irrigation, fire sprinklers, or boilers, then backflow can happen. Backflow is when the pressure in the pipes carrying waste out of the house is too much and pushes contaminated materials into the clean water coming into the house. Plumbing contractors in Newport Coast CA will install and test backflow control systems for your home.

Drain Line Maintenance and Repair

The materials from which the main sewer line is made along with clogging materials like mud, grease, and small animal nests could potentially constitute a problem. Homeowners have their A/C checked once or twice a year as well as having the gutters and dryer exhaust cleaned. Why not have the drain line checked as well?

If you live in an older home, then cast iron, clay, or fiber piping made of wood pulp and tar should be replaced with strong PVC, concrete, or steel. Your Newport Coast CA plumbing professional will know what is best for your home.

Sewer Line Repair & Maintenance

Tree roots, hair and grease blobs, small animal nests, and buildup on the sides of the pipes are the most common causes of sewer line clogs and backups. A plumbing professional will run a camera into the cleanout, check the pipes, and alert the homeowner to his options. The plumber could jet the pipes if the pipes are in good condition. If there are holes in the pipes, then replacement could be the only option. Either way, homeowners will require a professional to find the problem.

Points of Interest & Activities in Newport Coast CA

If you are new to the area or just want some fun while the plumbing is being tested and/or repaired, then check out some of these attractions.

Pelican Hill Resort

If an Italian villa could be magically relocated to Newport Beach, then this is it. Five hundred acres of stunning beauty, blue ocean waters, and a temperate climate all cushion visitors in peace and quiet. Luxurious surroundings and every whim catered make visitors feel spoiled, and why ever not? Live like a god or goddess with access to the Coliseum pool, the clubhouse pool, spa, five-star dining, golf, and resort shopping.

Pelican Point

You might feel like a day on the links with dinner in the country club restaurant. You could prefer a day in the state park hiking or checking out the Crystal Cove Historic District. You could hit the beach in several wondrous places including the Historic District. Be sure not to miss learning about the Tidepool marine life; it is epic.

Balboa Island

People do not come to California for their health. They come to have fun in the sun. Balboa Island furnishes fun in many ways. There’s walking, running, Segwaying, or biking around the island, shopping, fine dining, body surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and a variety of water sports. Do not miss the Balboa Bar and Frozen Banana, two justly famous Balboa Island desserts.

Buck Gully Reserve

If Mother Nature is your passion, then Buck Gully Reserve is there for you to enjoy. Walk among protected species on protected land. Enjoy the view of the Pelican Hills golf course. Enjoy the Buck Gully watershed which encompasses 1,200 acres with a section of the San Joaquin foothills.

Mission San Juan Capistrano

It seems amazing that the religious Spanish missions have survived 400 years of time, the ravages of nature, and development. However, San Juan Capistrano stands as a monument to religious dedication and the beauty of the architecture. Learn more about the history of the mission through its art and history, enjoy some of the events hosted there, and shop for remembrances of this most historic and beautiful place.

Do You Need Residential or Commercial Plumbing in Newport Coast CA?

If Uncle Jerry helped with a small plumbing problem, or someone performed DIY plumbing, then perhaps a professional should check to make sure the repairs were done right. If your home is of some age, or you are running into time delays in the arrival of water, or water stands too long before draining, then you would benefit from professional services.

Plumbing FAQs

Plumbing questions about maintenance or repair should be directed to McKeown Plumbing for professional assistance.

How much does it cost to repair a water heater?

Some aspects of water heater repair cost more than others such as leaks and heating elements. However, the average cost of water heater repair is between $250 and $575, with high end costs being $1,200 and low end being $50. Contact us today for a free estimate.

When can you be on-site to make plumbing repairs?

Since we are local, we can repair your plumbing the same day. Call us any time of the day or night, and we will be there. We understand that plumbing does not wait upon our convenience to manifest their problems, so we will come when you call us.

Can you help in the event of an earthquake?

Earthquakes immediately affect water pressure. We install shut off valves that automatically respond to water pressure loss by shutting off the water. Please contact us to learn more about it.