The Sunny Plumber Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Drain Cleaning’

Drain Clogs: User Error Is a Common Contributing Factor

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

sunny-plumbersYou cannot avoid the occasional clogged drain. If you use your drains—and we’re guessing that you do, as they’re not exactly ornamental!—then they are going to clog up from time to time. That is to be expected. However, too many homeowners fail to realize that it is the way they use their drains, rather than just the fact of frequent usage itself, that is to blame for many clogs. A little bit of care can go a long way.

The Sunny Plumber Tuscon is here to help you understand how you and other individuals in your home may inadvertently be contributing to clogged drains in Green Valley, AZ. We’ll also tell you why pouring chemical cleaners down your drains is the exact wrong way to deal with these clogs. While drain clogs are a common problem, that doesn’t mean that there’s not a lot to explore! So read on, and contact us with any questions that you may have.

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When Are Drain and Sewer Cleanings Necessary?

Monday, August 27th, 2018

logoWhen you see a faucet dripping every time you come into the bathroom or the kitchen, it is pretty clear that this faucet needs repairs, right? What about other parts of your plumbing system that may require service, though? Particularly those parts of the system that you cannot see, and which you don’t really interact with directly? There’s just no way of knowing what kind of shape they’re in, right? So you just wait until something goes wrong before scheduling service.

That’s not the way to handle such components, though, and the logic behind that approach is deeply flawed. Just because you cannot really see your drain and/or sewer lines, after all, doesn’t mean that you cannot catch problems with them early on. Let’s go back to the leaking faucet for a simple example. Even if you cannot see the faucet because it’s dark or you’re in the next room, you can hear the dripping, right? Get all of your senses involved, and you’ll be able to tell if you need drain and/or sewer cleaning in Vail, AZ.

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How to Keep Your Drains from Backing Up

Monday, March 26th, 2018

logoThere are countless issues you may encounter with your plumbing system. Many are simply beyond your control. The need for plumbing repairs in Tucson, AZ is not a matter of if, but of when. Now, that being said, there are also a lot of problems that, while not 100% avoidable, are still often the result of human error. Some, for instance, can often be averted with a bit of care on the homeowner’s part.

Today we want to talk about ways you can help to prevent your drains from backing up. Should you encounter clogged drains, we strongly recommend that you schedule professional drain cleaning services with the exceptional plumbers here at The Sunny Plumber Tucson. Trust us, we’ll have much more success and achieve far better results than any DIY attempts on your part will. You can minimize the risk of requiring any such service in your home by keeping these helpful tips in mind.

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Don’t Fall for DIY Drain Cleaning Tips

Monday, January 29th, 2018

boy-dog-tubYour plumbing system is extensive and complex, comprising many different appliances, components, pipes, and materials. The function that it serves is anything but complex, however. It gives you drinkable water when you need it, and drains water away when you’re done with it. Of course, things that are simple in theory are not always simple in action. Or, at least, not 100% reliable. No plumbing system is going to be completely dependable, and that includes both the supply and the drainage sides of the system.

We live in an age where an immense amount of information is just a few keystrokes and mouse clicks away. You can even talk to your smartphone to find the answer to whatever question is on your mind. Just because you read or hear it on the internet, however, does not mean that it is fact. Here’s an actual fact for you: when you need drain cleaning in Tucson, it’s always best to hire the pros.

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How Clean Drains Can Benefit You

Monday, January 1st, 2018

drain-bubblingThere are a lot of problems with your plumbing system that constitute a true emergency. Things like ruptured sewer lines, burst water heater tanks, etc. However, there are also those problems that you may experience with your plumbing system that are not exactly emergencies, but which should still be handled in a timely fashion. Problems like leaky faucets and, yes, clogged drains would fall into this category. If your drains are not flowing properly, contact us right away.

What may seem like a minor inconvenience that may be dealt with at a later date is actually an issue that can snowball and wind up causing you a serious headache. Clean drains are going to benefit you in many ways, and professional drain cleaning in Tucson, AZ is really the only way to get truly clean drains once yours have started to clog up. Skip ineffectual DIY drain cleaning attempts and let our pros handle the job.

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Do I Need Professional Drain Cleaning?

Monday, October 9th, 2017

kid-in-bathPlumbing systems are more complex than many homeowners realize, due to the fact that so much of the plumbing system is hidden from view. Sure, you have exposed fixtures like your toilet or your faucets, but you also have a lot of drain pipes, your main water and sewer lines, and other components that are completely hidden from view. There is a lot that can go wrong with any plumbing system–though scheduling professional plumbing services with a company that uses the best materials available will definitely cut down on the risk.

Perhaps the most common problem that homeowners encounter with their plumbing systems are clogged drains. Unfortunately, the cause of most drain clogs can often be traced back to user error. Taking some simple precautions will help to reduce the risk of drain clogs, but eventually you’ll encounter one. When you do, we strongly suggest you schedule professional drain cleaning in Tucson, AZ. Today, let’s talk about why.

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Watch for These Signs That You Need Drain Cleaning

Monday, December 19th, 2016

If you want to keep your drains in good condition, you need to schedule drain cleaning services regularly. Regular drain cleaning keeps your drains running smoothly, and prevents problems like clogs from forming in the future. You should typically schedule drain cleaning services at least once a year, unless you notice an indication that your drains are in trouble. Have a look at some of the signs that you need to schedule drain cleaning services.

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Types of Drain Cleaning Services That Can Help You

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Drain cleaning is a necessary part of keeping your home’s drain and sewer system in good shape. There are a variety of different ways to do it, though two specific methods tend to be used above all others. You should always trust a professional to handle your drain cleaning services for you, but it’s a good idea to know a little bit about what it is they’re actually doing. Let’s go over the details of drain snaking and hydro jetting.

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Why Drain Cleaning Is so Important

Monday, October 31st, 2016

How often do you think about your drains? Probably not all that much, if you’re like most homeowners. However, you should know that it’s not a good idea to neglect your drains. If the drains are not properly cleaned and maintained, they can cause all kinds of problems for your plumbing and sewer system. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons that drain cleaning is so important.

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Why You Should Never Use Store Bought Drain Cleaners

Monday, August 8th, 2016

You will probably never see a professional plumber use store bought drain cleaners to get rid of a clog. At least, not one who deserves to be on the job. Professional plumbing companies use their own methods to get rid of drain clogs, and avoid the store bough stuff like the plague. What’s so wrong with using store bought stuff every now and again? Read on to find out.

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