The Sunny Plumber Blog

Why Stop Storing Hot Water?

July 15th, 2019

sunny-plumbersWhat are these people talking about? I can’t really be expected to go without hot water in my home, can I?

That’s not what we’re suggesting. If you read that title again, we’re talking about no longer storing hot water in your home—not about eliminating it entirely. Those are very different scenarios.

If you’re confused by what we’ve said so far, don’t worry. Our Sunny Plumbers are the Tucson water heater pros you can trust to set you straight. We’re going to be talking about tankless water heaters today—what they are, how they work, and why you may choose to use one in your home. As always, you should keep in mind that no single water heater is right for everyone. You may just find that a tankless model is right for you, though. And, if you do, you’ll want a skilled,  experienced professional to install and service your system moving forward.

Read on to learn more.

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Why Choose a Whole-House Water Treatment System?

July 1st, 2019

logoJudging by the commercials that you might see on TV and the outlandish claims made in the advertisement of bottled water, you may think that the only way to enjoy pure, refreshing water is to buy it by the case. That’s not even remotely true. Sure, the water coming out of your taps right now may not taste great, but it has potential! And a stockpile of bottled water is not going to help your water reach its maximum potential.

But the right water treatment system in Tucson, AZ, can do just that. More specifically, the right water treatment system installed and serviced by the right plumbers. And if you live in Tucson or the surrounding areas, then the right plumber is a Sunny Plumber! Let us know if you have any concerns at all about the quality of the water being piped into and throughout your home. We are certain that we’ll be able to find the right solution.

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Nothing Lasts Forever (Not Even Water Heaters!)

June 17th, 2019

sunny-plumberImagine this—you’ve come into some money. Not millions of dollars or anything, but a substantial chunk of change nonetheless. Enough to put some away in the bank, maybe pay down the credit card a bit. You with us? Okay, now let’s say you decide to keep enough out of the bank to treat yourself and the family a bit. What do you spend it on?

If you said a new water heater, then—well, actually, we’re a bit surprised. No one understands the importance of a great water heater better than us Sunny Plumbers, but even we’ll admit that they’re not the most exciting things in the world.

Exciting or not, you do need a reliable water heater in your home. And regardless of what make or model you use, you’re going to have to replace your water heater eventually. There is no getting around that. But when do you replace your water heater in Tucson? When it’s broken down entirely? Hopefully before then, so here are some factors to consider. 

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Water Heater FAQ: What Is Standby Energy Loss?

June 3rd, 2019

sunny-plumbersYour water heater. An unsung hero in your home. There it sits, quietly (we hope) providing you with the hot water that you need for bathing, washing the dishes, doing your laundry, etc. Little did you know that this appliance you rely on and trust so much may, in fact, be:

An efficiency drain!

Okay, so that’s a bit dramatic. But standby energy loss is something that every tank water heater encounters. The amount of standby energy loss that your system suffers will vary depending upon a number of factors, and there are some ways in which to reduce it, but it’s something that you should be aware of. Learn more about the problem and how it may be affecting your water heater in Tucson, AZ, in the following post, and remember to work with our plumbers for all of your water heater service needs.

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Yes, We Offer Video Pipe Inspection

May 20th, 2019

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If you’re asking if we offer video pipe inspection, then the answer is yes. If you’re asking what is video pipe inspection, then this is the post for you! Video pipe inspection is one of the greatest resources that modern plumbers have at their disposal. Of course, the only way to ensure a thorough and reliable inspection of your pipes is to schedule your video pipe inspection in Green Valley, AZ, with a member of our team.

Our Sunny Plumbers don’t just have access to tools like video pipe inspection equipment, after all. They have the skills and expertise necessary for using that equipment to its fullest potential. So read on, let us know what concerns you have about your plumbing system, and leave the inspection of that system and its pipes to our pros. 

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Remember, Not All Leaks Are Obvious

May 6th, 2019

logoIt will come as no surprise to hear that leaks are the most common problem that homeowners may encounter with their residential plumbing systems. What is unfortunate is that not all leaks are going to be immediately obvious. In fact, some leaks are only likely to be recognized by the damage they cause. While it’s impossible to guarantee that you’ll be able to spot every leak in your home very early on, knowledge is definitely your best defense against leak-related damages.

With that in mind, our Sunny Plumbers want to share some information with you regarding leaks and potential hiding spots they may exploit, as well as some warning signs that may tip you off early on. If you do suspect you have a leak in your system, schedule your plumbing repairs in Marana, AZ, with a member of our team. We’ll pinpoint the source of the leak and resolve the situation completely.

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When to Reach Out for Water Heater Repairs

April 22nd, 2019

sunny-plumberIt can be easy to overlook your water heater when it is functioning just as it should. You’re so used to using hot water reliably in your home, no doubt, that you have no reason to give it all that much thought provided that it is there when you need it. Typically, it is when something goes wrong with our water heater in Marana, AZ, that we realize just how vital its performance really is in our day to day lives. Ideally, you’d never run into water heater problems.

The reality of the world we do live in, however, is that water heaters are mechanical systems. That means that they will—not might, but will—encounter operational problems from time to time. When that happens, you definitely want to deal with any such problems as quickly and promptly as possible. That’s why we’ve got some tips to help you recognize signs of trouble early on. Keep them in mind, and let us know what concerns you have with your system.

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Bathroom Plumbing Issues That You May Encounter

April 8th, 2019

sunny-plumbersLet’s play a quick word association game: plumbing! What did you think of? Bathroom? Was it bathroom?

Let’s just say that it was bathroom.

Whether or not that was actually the case, there is no denying that the bathroom is a pretty major focal point in terms of the plumbing in your home. Really only the kitchen can come close, with its sink, garbage disposal, and dishwasher. But the bathroom, with its own sink, plus the toilet and the bathtub and/or shower, is really the big one.

That is precisely why problems with your bathroom plumbing in Tucson are so serious.

The key to dealing with bathroom problems is not to avoid them entirely. Yes, that would be great. But it’s not really possible. At some point, you are going to encounter plumbing problems of some kind in your bathroom. And, when you do, you want to be certain that you’re dealing with them promptly. That is why we’re giving you a few common ones to keep in mind, so that you can get a Sunny Plumber on the case ASAP!

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Don’t Tolerate Low Water Pressure!

March 25th, 2019

sunny-plumbersThere are a lot of concessions that we have to make in our lives. To put it simply, you just can’t win ’em all. That being said, you’ve got to draw the line somewhere. One situation that may seem like a part of everyday life that we certainly draw the line at is low water pressure. It’s annoying, you deserve better, and, worst of all, it could indicate a serious plumbing problem. Do not put up with it any longer!

When you work with the Sunny Plumbers, you are working with skilled professionals who can identify any problems you are up against accurately.  That initial diagnosis also means that we’ll be able to solve the problem promptly. No quick fixes or band-aid applications. We do it the right way, every step of the way. We take your comfort and your overall satisfaction with your plumbing system and our services very seriously, so call today!

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Signs You Need Our Drain Cleaning Services

March 11th, 2019

logoLet’s get one thing straight, right away. No, cleaning out a drain may not be the most complex plumbing service that we can do for you. No, this does not mean that it is a job you can do on your own. Or, rather, it is not a job you can successfully do on your own. We’ll get into that more below. Just keep in mind the fact that, while it may start out this way, clogged drains are not a minor inconvenience.

They can have very serious ramifications for your plumbing system. The good news is that our team is never more than a phone call away. If you are serious about having your drains cleaned effectively for long-lasting results, then nothing beats having a Sunny Plumber on your side! We’ve not only got the right tools for the job, but we’ve got the expertise to ensure successful drain cleaning in Benson, AZ each and every time.

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