The Sunny Plumber Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing’

How to Tell If Your Sewer Line Is in Trouble

Monday, November 30th, 2020

sunny-plumberYou use a lot of your plumbing system each and every day. Your shower, your kitchen sink, etc.  You also use parts of your plumbing system that you don’t directly interact with each and every day. You know—like your sewer line! That’s why any problems with your sewer line in Tucson are so serious. Do you know how to recognize potential signs of trouble with your sewer line early on?

That’s the focus of today’s post, and our Sunny Plumbers are always happy to help. We’ll cover signs of sewer line problems, and we’ll share some tips on how you can best avoid them. You are going to have drainage issues at some point, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t do your best to limit them as much as possible.

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3 Things to Know About Standby Energy Loss

Monday, November 16th, 2020

sunny-plumbersWe’re Sunny Plumbers, and we like to maintain a sunny outlook on things. That doesn’t mean that everything can be perfect all of the time, though. Not in the real world—and not with your plumbing system! You’re going to encounter plumbing problems that will require professional service from time to time. And you’re going to learn things that may annoy you, too. One of those things is standby energy loss.

Not sure what that is? Well, that doesn’t mean that you’re not already experiencing it! Today we’re going to dive deeper into the world of standby energy loss, how it affects your water heater in Tucson, and what you can do about it. As usual, there are options to consider and solutions to be had. You just need a knowledgeable party to help you see the light at the end of the tunnel. When you work with us, there’s lots of sunshine coming in!

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Protect the Anode Rod, Protect the Water Heater!

Monday, October 19th, 2020

sunny-plumberYou probably think about your sink, toilet, and shower more than you do your water heater, right? That’s understandable, considering the fact that you directly interact with, or at least see, those fixtures each and every day. Just because it’s understandable doesn’t mean it’s fair, though.

After all, where do you think that hot water you enjoy so much in the shower is coming from?

That’s right—your water heater in Tucson! Don’t take an out of sight, out of mind attitude toward your water heater. You need to take care of it so that it can take care of you. Fortunately, doing so is pretty simple. Tank water heaters require pretty little in the way of maintenance.

But you definitely need to keep a fresh anode rod in the tank!

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Do You Need a Main Water Line Replacement?

Monday, September 21st, 2020

sunny-plumbersHere’s hoping that the answer is no. A main water line replacement is a big job, and it’s definitely not the cheapest plumbing service that you’re ever going to schedule. If you do need a main water line replacement in Tucson, though, don’t fret. Our Sunny Plumbers are up to the job! We’ve got the right tools and we know how to use them the right way. You’ll always be smiling when you work with a Sunny Plumber.

Today, we’ll talk about signs of water line trouble, as well as your best option for replacement. While a water line replacement is a big job, we have technology at our disposal that does take a lot of the trouble out of it. So read on, and remember that our team is the one to call if your water line is in trouble of any kind.

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3 Reasons Scour Jetting Is the Way to Clean Pipes

Monday, August 24th, 2020

sunny-plumbersWhen you think about cleaning your home, we’re willing to bet that you’re not thinking about cleaning your pipes, right? Of course not. And when we talk about cleaning pipes, we’re not talking about dusting or polishing the exterior surface of the pipe. No, we’re talking about the interior of pipes. And, to be frank, we’re not just talking about cleaning pipes.

We’re talking about scouring them.

Scour jet service in Tucson,  AZ, is one of the great plumbing services that too few homeowners take advantage of. You may not need your pipes scoured regularly, of course. But when problems related to buildup in pipes develop, there is really nothing better than scour jetting for getting the problem resolved. You want to skip the liquid drain cleaners when things start to slow down.

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3 Ways You’re Clogging Drains (And How to Stop!)

Monday, July 27th, 2020

sunny-plumbersNobody wants to be told that they’re doing something wrong. Nobody wants to find themselves in a frustrating situation, and then get blamed for causing it. However, there’s a good chance that your clogged drains are at least partially the result of user error. If you frequently have clogged drains, then you may carry some of the blame.

The good news is, we can help.

Today, we’re going to talk about some practices that you can implement, and others that you can alter, in order to reduce the frequency of drain clogs. The best part? They’re simple tips to execute. At least, they are when you’re aware of them. So read on, keep this info in mind, and enjoy a better plumbing experience!

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3 Ways Tankless Water Heaters Save Money

Monday, June 29th, 2020

sunny-plumbersEveryone loves a good deal, right? Well, that is precisely why some homeowners don’t really give tankless water heaters in Tucson much thought. The fact of the matter is that tankless water heaters cost more than tank water heaters. However, you can’t let that sticker price make the decision for you. Why not? Because investing more in your water heater at the time of purchase can save you money in the long run.

A tankless water heater is a great investment to make. Over time, you are going to wind up saving money. That’s called a return on investment. Today, we are going to look at some of the specific ways in which a tankless water heater can save you money over time. Remember to schedule your tankless water heater installation with our Sunny Plumbers if you decide that going tankless is right for you. Our plumbers always do it right!

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What Can Lead to Sewer Line Problems?

Monday, June 15th, 2020

sunny-plumbersYou don’t interact much with your sewer line directly. For the average homeowner, never actually seeing their sewer line is a possibility. In fact, we hope that you never need to see your sewer line, because if you do it usually means that something has gone wrong. Unfortunately, there is no way to guarantee that you’ll never encounter the types of problems that would require sewer line repairs,  or even a sewer line replacement in Tucson. What types of problems?

Well, that is the focus of today’s post. A little bit of knowledge can go a long way. There are certainly some steps you can take to help mitigate the risk of sewer line problems on your property. Knowing what causes such problems may also help you to be more aware of those problems and to act more quickly when they do develop. So let’s dive right in, and remember that a Sunny Plumber solves problems effectively and thoroughly, every time.

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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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