The Sunny Plumber Blog : Posts Tagged ‘plumber’

Plumbing Emergencies: What Qualifies?

Monday, May 4th, 2020

sunny-plumbersIf you think that you only need to schedule prompt plumbing services when an emergency develops,  think again. If you ask us, pretty much any plumbing problem should be resolved in as timely a manner as possible. Remember, even “minor” plumbing problems can cause serious trouble when given the opportunity. All that being said, there are certain situations that are definitely, rightly called emergencies. And sometimes homeowners have trouble making that designation.

Today, we are going to help to contextualize for you what actually constitutes a “plumbing emergency.” It’s not always a cut-and-dry situation. In fact, sometimes it’s a pretty wet one! Get it? Anyway, the last thing that we want is for a homeowner to hesitate designating their problem a true emergency, only to realize shortly down the road that they really ought to have taken immediate action. So read on, and remember that we’re the emergency plumbers in Tucson to trust with your emergency service needs.

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You Cannot Afford to Ignore Hard Water!

Monday, April 20th, 2020

sunny-plumbersWhen a homeowner has a toilet that is backing up all over the bathroom floor, or a ruptured water line turning their front lawn into a swamp, he or she is going to jump into action swiftly. Not all plumbing problems will elicit the same type of response, however, even if the problem is actually just as deserving of it. The problem is that some homeowners don’t necessarily recognize this as being the case in all situations.

Take the matter of hard water, for instance. No, we don’t mean ice. We mean water that has certain quality issues that we’ll detail a bit more below. Hard water has a lot of negative effects on plumbing systems and water quality in general. Some are immediate and obvious, while others may be more cumulative and take time to surface. All of them should really be resolved as quickly as possible, though. So call us when you need a plumber in Tucson!

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Signs That Your Water Heater Is In Trouble

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

logoIf there is one essential piece of equipment in your home—well, let’s be honest. You can’t make a distinction like that. And we are certainly not the type of company that is going to tell you that any single system or appliance in your home outweighs any other. We all have our priorities. For some, a dishwasher may be as indispensable as, well, a water heater! And it is pretty tough to make a case against your water heater being essential.

You use your water heater for so many different purposes. From washing your linens to doing the dishes—or providing the hot water for your dishwasher to do the dishes—the water heater plays a major role in your home. That is why a water heater in Tucson, AZ, that is struggling to get the job done is such a major concern. If you have any worries about the way that your water heater is operating, give us a call.

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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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Why Worry About Slab Leaks?

Monday, September 9th, 2019

sunny-plumberWe’re not telling you that you should hunker down in a corner of your home and do nothing but worry about the occurrence of a slab leak. That would be absurd. However, you should at least be aware of slab leaks and the potential for damage that they possess. You should also be prepared to recognize the development of a slab leak on your property so you can act fast should one spring up.

To do so, of course, you’ll first need some background knowledge about what slab leaks are, why they might develop, and how they present themselves. That’s where today’s blog post comes into play. Our Sunny Plumbers are some of the most knowledgeable slab leak experts around, and we’ll help you to handle the undesirable event of a slab leak in your home with as little stress and worry as possible. Call us if you notice any signs in your home.

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We Don’t Clean Pipes—We Scour Them!

Monday, August 26th, 2019

sunny-plumbersWhen you’re going around your home cleaning up before guests arrive, you probably are not breaking out the equipment to clean your drains and sewer line. At least we hope not. Because that would be unusual, to say the least. Even so, it is important that you keep your drain and sewer lines clean. And no, pouring chemical cleaners down them is not an effective way to do it. In fact, there are many drawbacks to using those cleaners.

So what do we recommend? Scour jetting in Tucson, AZ. Why? How does that work? Don’t worry—all shall be revealed in today’s post. Our Sunny Plumbers are some of the finest in the business, and we provide them with the tools and equipment that they need to match their skills to any job that your plumbing system may require. When you schedule scour jetting with us, you can count on getting the best performance possible from those pipes!

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Nothing Lasts Forever (Not Even Water Heaters!)

Monday, 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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