The Sunny Plumber Blog

Is My Drinking Water Okay to Drink? 3 Common Concerns

January 11th, 2021

sunny-plumbersWe know that a lot of folks rely on expensive bottled water to quench their thirst. The truth is that you can enjoy clean, great-tasting, and safe water from your tap.

That’s not a given, though.

We are not alarmists, and we’re certainly not going to tell you that your water is definitely of a high quality for drinking without doing our homework first.

We can tell you that there are some common concerns homeowners have, though. And that they’re often not all that concerning once things have been properly evaluated.

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Plumbing Services You May Need After a Holiday Gathering

December 28th, 2020

leaky-pipeThe major holiday season for the year is wrapping up and all you probably want to do is relax. But it can be hard to wind down when you have a faucet in your home that is drip-drip-dripping away. Aside from the annoying sound, this is also a waste of water—and a reminder that your plumbing system may need an extra helping hand after that last gathering you hosted.

Even if you only had a couple of extra people over, the added work that your plumbing system had to do may have been the straw that broke the camel’s back. What we mean is you may have a part of your plumbing system in Tucson that needs some professional care. That’s where we come in. Our trained and certified professionals can provide help with any of the following services so you can get back to relaxing and greeting the New Year in comfort.

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Simple Ways to Keep Your Water Bill in Check

December 14th, 2020

sunny-plumbersRunning water isn’t something any modern homeowner is going to opt out of. When your water bill comes in and leaves you shaking with sticker shock, though—you just might wish you had. Just keep in mind that the price of water doesn’t fluctuate from day to day. If you notice that your water bill is a lot higher than usual, or if you’re sick of it being consistently high, then you’ve got a usage problem on your hands.

That’s actually good news, because the way that you use water is entirely within your control. And changing your water usage habits is not really all that hard! It takes a little bit of attention, for sure, but once you have that first reduced water bill come in, it will have your attention. So keep these tips in mind and schedule your plumbing services in Tucson, AZ, with our team. We’ll be sure to leave you with a sunny outlo0k.

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How to Tell If Your Sewer Line Is in Trouble

November 30th, 2020

sunny-plumberYou use a lot of your plumbing system each and every day. Your shower, your kitchen sink, etc.  You also use parts of your plumbing system that you don’t directly interact with each and every day. You know—like your sewer line! That’s why any problems with your sewer line in Tucson are so serious. Do you know how to recognize potential signs of trouble with your sewer line early on?

That’s the focus of today’s post, and our Sunny Plumbers are always happy to help. We’ll cover signs of sewer line problems, and we’ll share some tips on how you can best avoid them. You are going to have drainage issues at some point, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do your best to limit them as much as possible.

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3 Things to Know About Standby Energy Loss

November 16th, 2020

sunny-plumbersWe’re Sunny Plumbers, and we like to maintain a sunny outlook on things. That doesn’t mean that everything can be perfect all of the time, though. Not in the real world—and not with your plumbing system! You’re going to encounter plumbing problems that will require professional service from time to time. And you’re going to learn things that may annoy you, too. One of those things is standby energy loss.

Not sure what that is? Well, that doesn’t mean that you’re not already experiencing it! Today we’re going to dive deeper into the world of standby energy loss, how it affects your water heater in Tucson, and what you can do about it. As usual, there are options to consider and solutions to be had. You just need a knowledgeable party to help you see the light at the end of the tunnel. When you work with us, there’s lots of sunshine coming in!

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Opening Up the Tool Bag: FAQ Edition

November 2nd, 2020

sunny-plumbersAt The Sunny Plumber, we value our clients above all else. We provide an exceptional service at a fair price, because that’s what we believe you deserve. One of our favorite parts of our relationship with customers is answering their questions. That’s why we’re doing something a bit different with today’s post.

We’re going to open up the tool bag and answer some of the common questions that we hear from clients.

We usually take a deep dive into a single topic with each of these, but today we want to share some general knowledge. So read on and see if your question is down there. If it’s not, give our team a call and we’ll get you the answers you need.

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Protect the Anode Rod, Protect the Water Heater!

October 19th, 2020

sunny-plumberYou probably think about your sink, toilet, and shower more than you do your water heater, right? That’s understandable, considering the fact that you directly interact with, or at least see, those fixtures each and every day. Just because it’s understandable doesn’t mean it’s fair, though.

After all, where do you think that hot water you enjoy so much in the shower is coming from?

That’s right—your water heater in Tucson! Don’t take an out of sight, out of mind attitude toward your water heater. You need to take care of it so that it can take care of you. Fortunately, doing so is pretty simple. Tank water heaters require pretty little in the way of maintenance.

But you definitely need to keep a fresh anode rod in the tank!

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Is It Time to Replace Your Garbage Disposal?

October 5th, 2020

water-down-sink-drainFall is a time when we often recommend people have drain cleaning done to help prepare for a season when their kitchen plumbing in Tucson, AZ undergoes the most stress. One plumbing appliance in the kitchen that needs special attention is the kitchen sink garbage disposal, a motor-powered device that can make or break a kitchen during the end of the year.

We’ve previously offered advice about how to best manage your disposal so it gives you many years of steady, trouble-free work. Today, we’re going to look at the point when “disposal management” becomes “disposal replacement.”

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Do You Need a Main Water Line Replacement?

September 21st, 2020

sunny-plumbersHere’s hoping that the answer is no. A main water line replacement is a big job, and it’s definitely not the cheapest plumbing service that you’re ever going to schedule. If you do need a main water line replacement in Tucson, though, don’t fret. Our Sunny Plumbers are up to the job! We’ve got the right tools and we know how to use them the right way. You’ll always be smiling when you work with a Sunny Plumber.

Today, we’ll talk about signs of water line trouble, as well as your best option for replacement. While a water line replacement is a big job, we have technology at our disposal that does take a lot of the trouble out of it. So read on, and remember that our team is the one to call if your water line is in trouble of any kind.

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3 Troubling Truths of Toilet Leaks

September 7th, 2020

sunny-plumbersOkay, so not all of these are troubling in the grand scheme of things. In fact, some of them are decidedly good news. While professional plumbing service is almost always required to resolve most plumbing problems, there are some issues you may run into with your toilet that you can fix yourself. So what’s troubling about that? Well, they can be tricky to diagnose. That is why, even if you think a problem isn’t that serious, you should work with a Sunny Plumber if you have any doubts.

Your toilet in Tucson is not really something that you can live without. It’s one of your first stops in the morning, and one of the last at night. Every member of your household depends on it to do its job right. So be on the lookout for signs of trouble, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you think that you need any professional toilet plumbing services. It is always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to bathroom plumbing.

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