The Sunny Plumber Blog

3 Benefits of Eliminating the Water Heater Tank

January 27th, 2020

logoFor most homeowners, a water heater is a tall, cylindrical appliance that is full of the hot water they need for showering, washing the dishes, doing the laundry, etc. If that is the end of the line when it comes to your awareness of available water heater systems, you’ve got some homework to do. Specifically, we’re giving you the following assignment—just read the rest of this post. (We didn’t say it was going to be a difficult assignment).

If you are building a new home and need a brand new water heater, or if you’re starting to think about replacing your existing water heater, you definitely want to be thinking about the benefits that a tankless water heater in Tuscon has to offer.

Is the tankless water heater right for everyone? No, of course not. If it were, it would be the only option out there. However, a tank model isn’t right for everyone either, and you may find that it’s actually not ideal for you!

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Is Your Toilet Telling You There’s Trouble?

January 13th, 2020

plumberAh, the toilet. If there were a single plumbing fixture that sums up the importance of the modern plumbing system, surely it would be this one. Considering how undeniably important the toilet is to daily life, it’s somewhat surprising to realize how many people ignore signs of trouble with their toilets in Tucson. While major backups are tough to overlook or brush under the rug, there are plenty of other toilet issues that are a easier to force out of your mind.

Don’t do it! We understand that pausing your busy day to get a plumber out to the house may seem like a hassle—although we do make it incredibly easy and convenient. But trust us, it’s nowhere near the hassle of dealing with problems that could have easily been avoided. So keep these warning signs in mind, take them seriously, and be sure to work with a Sunny Plumber when the time comes to schedule your plumbing services.

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Is It Time for a New Water Heater?

December 30th, 2019

water-and-air-bubblesYour water heater is one of the most important appliances in your home. In fact, your water heater accounts for nearly 17% of your home’s entire energy usage. This is a whopping number when you think of how many appliances you run in your home. You use this one appliance for cooking, cleaning, and bathing. It’s important to make sure that you have an amazing water heater in your home.

If you’re looking for water heater replacement services in Tucson, AZ, you can contact our team of professionals. We know that it’s often difficult to go through the process of replacing a water heater. That’s why we want to make the process as easy as possible. We strive to take the hassle out of everything. Get in contact with our professionals today.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Using Your Garbage Disposal

December 16th, 2019

sunny-plumbersDon’t get defensive—we are not talking down to you. You may think that using a garbage disposal is so simple that anyone can do it. And you know what? You’re right. Sort of. Most folks are going to be able to get food waste into the sink and flip the switch to activate the garbage disposal. However, there is a major difference between using something, and using it right. Using it right is the focus of today’s post.

Remember too that the first step in using any garbage disposal properly is to have it installed and serviced properly. And that means scheduling those important services with trained, experienced professionals. Be sure to schedule your plumbing services with our Sunny Plumbers to guarantee that this is the case. When it comes to your plumbing in Tucson, AZ, you really cannot afford to take any risks. We get plumbing systems and appliances off on the right foot every time.

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Holidays Can Be Tough on Plumbing Systems!

December 2nd, 2019

sunny-plumbersThe end of the year is an exciting time—a time for celebrating with those closest to you. For many of us, that means hosting our friends and families at our homes. And for our homes, that can mean a whole lot of added strain on our plumbing systems in Tucson, AZ. We know that it’s the last thing you want to be thinking about when you’re in celebration mode, but your plumbing system may struggle throughout the season.

The good news is that a bit of prevention really does go a long way. Our expert plumbers have some tips and tricks to help you get through the holiday hosting season as pain-free as possible. Well, at least when it comes to your plumbing system. We won’t come wash your dishes or anything, and we certainly won’t be cooking for your guests—though that itself is something to be thankful for!

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What Exactly Causes Plumbing Leaks?

November 18th, 2019

logoPlumbing leaks are quite common, as far as plumbing problems go. That doesn’t make them any less maddening. Hopefully you understand just how much trouble even “minor” plumbing leaks can cause. If you ask us, anything that can lead to wasted money, property damage, and even mold growth should never be called “minor”! You will run into plumbing leaks eventually. Fortunately, you’ll get swift and outstanding plumbing repairs in Marana when you call us.

While there is really no way that you can completely eliminate the risk of plumbing leaks, we do think that it is valuable to understand a bit about why such leaks may develop in the first place. A little knowledge is never a bad thing, so keep the following information in mind. It can help you to assess a leak in your home, but please do remember that most, if not all, leaks in your home will require professional repairs.

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Get to Know the Signs of a Gas Leak

November 4th, 2019

sunny-plumberThere is a lot that we take for granted as modern homeowners. Our comfort, for one. Our safety, for another. It’s the latter we want to focus on today. And no, we’re not here to scare you into purchasing anything or signing up for a protection plan that you don’t need. We’re not alarmists, and we don’t do business that way. But we are realists, and gas leaks are real.

Now, using natural gas is not inherently dangerous. You shouldn’t let the potential for gas leaks in Tucson dissuade you from using this great fuel source. Just remember that the potential for danger is there—the same as it is for electricity, propane, wood, and other fuels. Working with trained professionals and learning to recognize the signs of trouble is your best defense against any such potential dangers. Be sure to reach out to a member of our team with any questions you may have. 

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3 Signs of Subpar Water Quality

October 21st, 2019

sunny-plumbersWe wrote “subpar” deliberately in the title to this post—not “bad.” Why? Because you shouldn’t wait for your water quality to be flat out “bad” before you get around to doing something about it! You deserve water of a high quality in your home and, frankly, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to enjoy that. Certainly not when our Sunny Plumbers are just a phone call away. Let us help you boost your water quality.

Before you can do so, of course, you need to recognize that your water quality is subpar or on the decline to begin with. This can be tricky, as subpar water quality is not always immediately obvious. In some cases, it will clearly be in need of improvement. In others, the signs of trouble can be slow-building and subtle. That’s why it is so important that you schedule your water treatment system services in Tucson, AZ with our pros.

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Don’t Ignore Problems with Your Toilet

October 7th, 2019

sunny-plumbersFor a plumbing fixture that plays such an important role in our lives each and every day, it seems that a lot of people are all too happy to ignore signs of trouble with their toilets. No, we’re not talking about problems like a toilet that won’t flush or a toilet that’s overflowing all of the time. Those issues are unlikely to be ignored by anyone. What we’re talking about are those problems that just don’t seem urgent.

Or, at least, they don’t seem urgent at first. The fact of the matter, however, is that any problem with your toilet is something that really ought to be treated as a priority. The last thing that you want is for a problem that would have been an easy fix to get progressively worse,  ultimately leading to issues that could have otherwise been easily resolved. That is why we encourage you to work with the true Green Valley bathroom plumbing pros—us!

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Keep Plumbing Clogs to a Minimum

September 23rd, 2019

logoWe would be more than happy to share with you the one tip we know will prevent any and all clogs from developing in your home. If you want to know the truth, however, it’s that no amount of prevention can completely eliminate clogs. If your home has a plumbing system (and we’re guessing it does) then you already know that clogs are going to develop from time to time.

That’s not to say that you should just put up with clogs developing regularly in your home. There’s a major difference between dealing with the occasional clog, and encountering clogs frequently in your home. We have some tips that will help you to keep clogs to a minimum. Remember, when you need plumbing services in Tucson, AZ, of any kind, the Sunny Plumbers on our team are the ones that you can trust to do the job right.

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