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Plumbing Leaks: You Cannot Spot Them All!

Monday, December 17th, 2018

sunny-plumberCertain issues with your plumbing system are really going to jump out at you. Like, say, if your shower is ice cold or you have a flooded area in your home. Other problems, however, are not quite as easy to spot—and not every leak or rupture is going to result in immediate flooding. The fact that plumbing leaks are such a common problem does not mean that it’s a problem you can take lightly. There are a lot of issues that can develop.

That is why today we want to share some tips with you for discovering plumbing leaks. Even if you cannot pinpoint the source of your leaks, you can at least recognize some signs that they are likely there. It is always best to deal with any plumbing leaks as swiftly as possible, after all. So read on, and let our plumbers in Tucson know if you have any concerns. The Sunny Plumber Tucson is here to help. 

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Do I Really Need a Sump Pump?

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

sunny-plumbersWell, that is really a subjective question. Do you really need to go to the doctor for your annual checkups? Do you really need to get the oil in your car changed as suggested? There are no laws dictating that you do such things—but you probably do because you know that they really are in your best interest. The same is true of a sump pump. You are not going to have your home repossessed for negligence if you don’t have one in place.

But the potential problems that you may run into may leave you wishing that your home was no longer your problem! The sump pump serves one function and one function only, and that is to protect your home in the instance of flooding. This is not only important in areas where heavy rains or rapid snowmelt are common. Anything, including plumbing leaks, could necessitate the type of protection that only a sump pump in Tucson has to offer.

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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 Deal with a Leaking Toilet

Monday, July 30th, 2018

sunny-plumberThere is a high concentration of plumbing pipes and fixtures in your bathroom, obviously. In fact, when a lot of homeowners hear mention of the word “plumbing,” they will immediately think of their bathrooms. It is no surprise to hear, then, that the bathroom is frequently the location of problems with the plumbing system. What is surprising to hear, however, is that the problem is not always what it seems!

Today, we are going to look at the issue of the leaking toilet. If you do have a leaking toilet, you’ll want to schedule prompt bathroom plumbing services in Tucson, AZ. To do so, you need only call upon the pros here at The Sunny Plumber Tucson. We are going to give you some tips about toilet leaks in the post that follows, including one tip that may help you to avoid an unnecessary service call to begin with. So read on, and rest assured that we’ll help you to get the best performance possible from your residential plumbing system. 

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Using Natural Gas Safely

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

logoHang on a second. Isn’t this supposed to be a plumbing blog? Not only is it supposed to be a plumbing blog, but it is one! (And, we think, a fine one at that.) While some homeowners don’t really think of it as being a plumbing issue, the gas line definitely falls into the jurisdiction of a plumber of choice—hopefully, The Sunny Plumber Tucson. In fact, there are specific laws regarding who can work on and install gas piping, and it takes a licensed plumber to do the job.

Today we want to remind our customers that, yes, natural gas is a truly great, reliable resource. We also want to remind them, however, that natural gas is still a combustible fuel. As is the case with any combustible material, natural gas can be dangerous if not handled properly. The good news is that scheduling your gas piping services with us means that those gas pipes will be in great working order. The bad news is that there are no guarantees in life, so we’ve got some tips to help keep you safe!

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Why We Offer Emergency Plumbing Services

Monday, June 18th, 2018

sunny-plumbersWhat do you think of when you imagine an emergency on your property? A structure fire? A major gas leak? These are obviously huge concerns—and a gas leak actually falls under the plumbing category! It is not the only emergency that does, however. Sure, emergencies that pose an immediate threat to your own safety and that of your family are incredibly important to keep in mind and prepare for. But about those emergencies that threaten the condition of your property, or even your convenience?

It is for all of these scenarios that we offer 24/7 emergency plumbing services in Tucson, AZ. And remember, when you need emergency services, you want to know for certain that you are working with a true emergency plumber. There are a lot of plumbers out there that may make themselves available after hours, but that does not mean that they are the best pick for the job. Our goal is to not only provide emergency plumbing services, but those of a quality that you deserve!

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Is It Time for Repiping?

Monday, May 21st, 2018

sunny-plumberFor a lot of people, the idea of a “home improvement” project is more aesthetic than anything else. Maybe you want to revamp your deck, or paint/side your house to make it more visually appealing. Others blend both fashion and function. Putting up new shutters, repaving an ugly, cracked, or rutted driveway, for instance. But some of the most important home improvement jobs are the ones that offer no visual benefit. Repiping a home is certainly one prime example of this.

When you hire a professional plumber in Green Valley, AZ to repipe your house, it is entirely a matter of function. It is a matter of protecting the integrity of your plumbing system, so that you can count on the reliable delivery of potable water throughout your home. It is also a matter of protecting your home from serious damage caused by damage to these pipes. This all begs the question of when you are supposed to be repiping your home, of course.

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Worth the Money?

Monday, April 9th, 2018

sunny-plumbersAmong the plumbing services we offer are those for various water heaters in Tucson, AZ. This includes routine maintenance and repairs. When the time comes for a homeowner to purchase a new water heater for an installation or replacement, we always recommend that they take the time to really explore all of the different options that are out there. While the tank water heater is probably still the most popular system around, there is a lot to recommend the tankless variety.

While we are big advocates of the tankless water heater, for reasons that we’ll get into below, there is one factor that may dissuade some potential buyers right off the bat. and that is the price of the tankless water heater. When you’re doing your research on available systems, you’ll notice that tankless models are definitely more expensive than tank models. When you do a bit more research or simply read the following information, however, you’ll see that these systems really are worth the cost.

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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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Signs of Water Line Problems

Monday, March 12th, 2018

sunny-plumbersFor all of your plumbing system you actually can see, there is a lot that you cannot. From pipes that pass through your walls and above your ceilings to those are buried on your property, there is much more to your plumbing system than meets the eye. This is obviously a good thing as far as aesthetics and functionality go. You don’t want to be tripping over exposed pipes, nor do you want to be looking at pipes all over your home. It can also make it tough to recognize a problem with a pipe, though.

Your water line is one of the most important pipes around, and it is responsible for actually delivering water into your home. If there is a problem of any kind with your main water line, then you are definitely going to want to have that problem resolved as soon as possible. To do so, just give the professional plumbers at The Sunny Plumber Tucson a call. We can handle your water line services in Tucson, AZ properly. Here are some tips to help you recognize such trouble. 

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