The Sunny Plumber Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Why Is My Water Pressure So Low?

Monday, April 6th, 2020

sunny-plumberSome problems are a lot more aggravating than anything else. Or at least, that’s how it seems. Unfortunately, when homeowners start to write off problems that they view as simple aggravations, rather than the serious issues they are, they oftentimes land themselves in hot water. This is the case with low water pressure problems. Let’s put it this way: if your water pressure is subpar, you deserve better—and investigation and prompt action may protect your property, too!

When you think of it that way, it becomes pretty obvious that there is no downside to handling your low water pressure problems ASAP. To do so, just reach out to a Sunny Plumber. Not only can our team handle any plumbing repairs in Tucson, AZ that you may require, but we can also diagnose the precise problem accurately from the start. That’s an important facet of service, because there are so many different problems that might be the underlying cause here.

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Why DIY Drain Cleaning Doesn’t Work

Monday, March 9th, 2020

sunny-plumbersWe understand that few things in life are completely black and white. And we understand that, while you may never attempt to replace your own sewer line or repipe your home, something like drain cleaning in Tucson doesn’t seem quite that daunting. However, when we say that you should leave your plumbing services to trained professionals, we really mean it—drain cleaning included! Sure, it may not be as big a risk as those other services, but it can still lead to trouble.

Mostly, it’s going to lead to ongoing trouble, because the chances of you doing an effective job of cleaning your drains for lasting results is slim. But guess what? Drain cleaning is just another of the outstanding plumbing services that we have to offer. So if your drains are not functioning the way that they should, call our number to schedule service with a professional plumber who you can trust today.

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3 Benefits of Eliminating the Water Heater Tank

Monday, 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?

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

Monday, 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!

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Don’t Ignore Problems with Your Toilet

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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