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Plumbing Installation & Repairs

Repairs done right—every time! If there's a plumbing problem in your home, we'll fix it. Whether you’re remodeling your bathroom or simply repairing or installing a sink, toilet, or tub Vanguard Plumbing & Drains is available to help. We install and repair faucets and sinks, toilets, bidets, and more. We've seen just about everything and know how to fix it all. So, whether you're remodeling or just need some minor repairs, count on us for professional, timely service. 

At Vanguard Plumbing & Drains there are no surprises because we offer upfront pricing and won't begin the project without your authorization. We are available for emergency service 24/7. 

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Conventional Water Heaters

Maintaining your Water Heater Water Heater Manufacturers recommend annual service and inspection of water heaters to ensure safety and extend the life of your heater. This is especially important in San Diego where we have excessive levels of hardness Replacing your Water Heater Based on the manufacturer's suggested service life, the life expectancy of a water heater is about 8 to 12 years. This varies with the location and design of the unit, quality of installation, maintenance schedule and water quality.

If you are unsure of the age or condition of your water heater, call us to have a plumbing technician sent to your home so you can learn more. 

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Tankless Water Heaters

Considering an energy-efficient tankless water heater? Tankless water heaters heat water on-demand to deliver an endless supply of hot water for as long as you need it. They offer long term energy savings because, unlike conventional water heaters, they only heat the water you are actually using. Other benefits of having a tankless water heater are that they take up less physical space and you will never run out of hot water.

Schedule A Tankless Heater Estimate



Slab Leak Repair

Hot spot on floor? Water heater running when it shouldn't be? High water bill? These can all be signs that you may have a slab leak, when the plumbing under your foundation is leaking.

Some possible causes of slab leaks include; water quality, corrosion from soil chemicals, pipe rubbing against gravel, rebar etc. ground shifting. Every slab leak is unique. When you call Vanguard Plumbing & Drains we will send out a highly trained, experienced technician who can assess your individual situation and provide you with a comprehensive explanation of your repair options.

At Vanguard Plumbing & Drains there are no surprises because we offer upfront pricing and won't begin the project without your authorization.

Schedule A Slab Leak Evaluation



Re-Circulation Systems

Stop wasting water and running up your water bill waiting for hot water to arrive! Using a recirculation pump provides convenience and limits water waste in your home. There are several options when setting up a hot water recirculation system- to learn more about hot water recirculation pumps we'll send an expert over to help you determine the best systems specific to your needs.

Schedule A Recirculation Pump Installation

Gas Lines

Whether you have an issue with your current gas system, or are in need of a new gas line for a remodel, at Vanguard Plumbing & Drains we are highly trained and qualified to handle any problem you have.

Think of us when you need:

  • Pressure testing of your gas system
  • Repairs to gas lines
  • Installation of new gas lines for interior or exterior applications
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Drain Cleaning

When something goes wrong with your sewer, the only thing on your mind is to get it fixed fast. Whether you have a blockage at your kitchen sink, toilet or mainline, Vanguard Plumbing & Drains has the right equipment to get your drains cleared quickly and completely so you can get back to your day.

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Sewer Camera Inspection

A video camera pipe inspection allows for a real-time visual inspection of underground sewer lines so you can determine the condition inside the pipe. Video cameras may be used to identify pipe damage and obstructions that inhibit proper flow or create occasional or repeated backups. The camera can also verify that obstructions have been eliminated and that the lines are clean following service. The condition of a pipe typically cannot be determined without a visual inspection using a sewer camera.

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Water Filtration Systems

Did you know San Diego County has the 9th worst water in the nation? Water filtration reduces impurities in your home’s water supply providing clean tasting water and can save you money by prolonging the life of your plumbing appliances.


  • Cleaner better tasting water
  • Eco-friendly and cost effective
  • No more bottled water waste
  • Increases the life of your plumbing system

 There are many different types of filters that will provide cleaner water for your family. Whether you are looking to filter all water in your home, or just want an under-counter filter to get great tasting water without the hassle and environmental impact of bottled water, Vanguard Plumbing & Drains will send a plumbing technician that can help choose a system that's right for your home.

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Instant Hot Water

With an instant hot water dispenser have near-boiling water that’s ready all of the time. Making tea & coffee is just the start. Things like getting a head start on recipes. Washing baby toys & equipment. Even cleaning up around the kitchen is faster & easier than ever before. There is no limit to the usefulness of instant hot water. 

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