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Welcome to our website. We are experienced, licensed plumbers located in the Scripps Ranch area. We specialize in bathroom and kitchen remodeling, commercial and residential plumbing, plumbing repairs as well as water heater repair and installation, tankless water heaters and a full line of water softener and filtration systems. We offer plumbing inspections and diagnostic services to prevent and find your plumbing problems. We are your source for  plumbing and rooter service. For more information on the services we provide as plumbers in San Diego.

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Celebrating over 25 Years of Serving San Diego

At Black Mountain Plumbing, Inc in San Diego, CA we understand the personal nature of inviting a plumber into your home, so we’d like to tell you a little about who we are. We have been providing excellent residential and commercial plumbing repair services in San Diego since 1993. We formed a corporation in 2000 and are operated locally in the Scripps Ranch area by Scott and Anita Ferrell.

Our plumbers are neat, courteous and trained to offer the best service possible in addition to saving you time and money. We have been recognized by Angie’s List™ with a Super Service Award since 2005.

We have also received recognition from KFMB Channel 8 and Mojopages as “The Best Plumber in San Diego” for 2012 and 2013.

Our Mission Statement is this verse from the Bible.

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.”

– Colossians 3:17

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San Diego Plumbers with Fast Service on Plumbing Repairs, Installations and Remodels.

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Plumbing Repairs

Whether you require routine servicing or extensive plumbing repairs, our San Diego plumbers are standing by and eager to get your plumbing into the finest shape attainable. A functioning plumbing system is a requirement for any comfortable home, so we are serious about the quality of our work and your satisfaction

Water Heaters

If you need water heater repairs, replacement, or water heater installation services for either traditional or tankless water heater systems, our expert plumbing staff can do the job! When it comes to getting your plumbing inspected or water heater flushed, we are the best company for the job.

Residential Plumbing

Black Mountain Plumbing, Inc. offers residential plumbing services and plumbing repairs in most of San Diego and the surrounding area. Our qualified residential plumbers can help you with all of your plumbing repairs, plumbing installations and plumbing maintenance needs.We are licensed by the State of California.

Commercial Plumbing

Our San Diego plumbers provide commercial plumbing services in San Diego and the surrounding metro area. From commercial office build-outs to commercial tenant plumbing services, Black Mountain Plumbing, Inc is your commercial plumbing company.We have the knowledge and equipment required.

We strive to be the best plumbing business in San Diego by offering excellent customer service and are proud to receive the Angie’s List Super Service Award every year since 2005. Less than 5% of all plumbers listed on Angie’s List are eligible to receive this award. We are members of the Better Business Bureau and have an A+ rating. We are also members of the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors Association and were named “best Plumber in San Diego” by Mojopages in 2012 and 2013.
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Our owner, Scott Ferrell has a background in construction management, which affords him the knowledge and experience required to efficiently and correctly recreate an existing kitchen or bath to meet the specifications of homeowners, our plumbing contractors and designers. We consider every remodel no matter how big or small to be of utmost importance. We believe in educating our clients about saving water and other resources. We can offer you several ways to “Go Green” with your plumbing, which save you money, water and energy. Black Mountain Plumbing, Inc. is a fully licensed as a C-36 (Plumbing Contractor) and HIC (Home Improvement Contractor). License #782799

A Commitment to Excellence, Quality and Integrity in Everything We Do.


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The Most Common Plumbing Problems

If you are having some plumbing problems in your home, you are probably not alone. There are a number of plumbing problems that can cause issues in your home or business. If you do not feel comfortable tackling these problems on your own, Black Mountain Plumbing in San Diego has the knowledge and experience to manage any plumbing problems quickly and effectively

Dripping Faucets

If you’ve ever tried to go to sleep with a dripping faucet in the next room or wrestled with a kitchen sink that didn’t that dripped through the night, you know how irritating this common a problem this can be. A dripping faucet also drives your water bill higher. A single faucet can waste hundreds of gallons of water a literally sending your hard earned money down the drain.

Water entering your house is under pressure to move it through the pipes. When you turn off the tap, rubber or silicone-based washers form a water-tight seal that prevents more water from pressing its way through the pipes and out of the faucet. Over time, washers can become stiff, torn or worn, enabling a small trickle of water through and producing that bothersome drip. While you can replace washers yourself, the repair work task can be more of an obstacle than you might anticipate without specialized devices. If the leak has actually gone on for a extended period of time, the valve seat may become worn or rusty, demanding a more engaged repair that’s best left to a plumbing professional.

Running Toilets

Sometimes you may hear your toilet start to spontaneously fill up, as though somebody had actually flushed it. A toilet that cuts on and off by itself, or runs intermittently, has an issue that plumbing contractors call a running toilet or a phantom flush. The cause is an extremely slow leakage from the tank into the bowl. Do you realize that a running toilet can squander approximately 200 gallons daily? That’s a great deal of water waste!
Many home owners go months, if not years, without having this concern fixed or perhaps given a look at by a professional, licensed plumber. What you need to know is that a running toilet is an internal water leak. For that reason, if you neglect the issue this might increase your water bill due to the gallons of water being squandered daily.

So why exactly do some toilets run? There are a handful of reasons why this can happen to some toilets and not the others. The toilet flapper could be worn out, the chain linked to the flapper could be inadequate, or the toilet tank float ball and float arm could be working incorrectly. The tank of the toilet is rather intricate, so it’s constantly best to have a licensed and knowledgeable plumbing professional identify and repair the issue.

Sluggish or Clogged Drains

When the water that enters into your sink, tub or toilet won’t head out, you probably have a partial or total clog. In a lot of cases, your reliable plunger can fix the problem. Plungers utilize air pressure to dislodge a clog, but they can’t remove it totally. Commercial drain cleaners and clog eliminators are safe for the majority of drains for periodic usage, but these caustic products can damage some pipe materials if made use of too often. If you’re dealing with drain obstructions on a regular basis, it’s time to us.

Even if you do not have a total clog, particles in pipes can slow drainage to a drip. Shine a flashlight into the drain and see if you can spot the issue. A pair of pliers or tweezers might be able to reach a clump of hair or fallen bottle cap that’s obstructing your pipes. Install drain screens to prevent hair or sediment from finding its way into the drains.

Frequently Asked Questions

What can I put down the garbage disposal?
Here are some things you can put down the disposal: ice cubes, dish soap, soft food, non-grease liquids, and cold water. Avoid fibrous foods, grease, oils, and sticky things to keep your disposal working in tip top shape.

What causes low water pressure?
Low water pressure is caused by many things including but not limited to: malfunctioning shut off valves, clogged pipes, crimped water lines, or water meter allocation issues. While there’s no set reason why it happens, there is a set solution to fixing it: contact a professional who can point out the specific cause of your low pressure and, in turn, fix it.

How often should I have my water heater inspected and flushed?
A water heater needs regular annual maintenance for top performance. A water heater flush clears out sediment and minerals, such as calcium and lime which may impede your heater’s performance.

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  • 9909 Hibert St, San Diego, CA 92131
  • (858) 536-4161
  • Monday-Friday 6:00 am – 11:45 pm
  • C-36 (Plumbing Contractor) and HIC (Home Improvement Contractor). License #782799
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