The Sunny Plumber Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing’

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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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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Have You Had Your Water Tested?

Monday, February 24th, 2020

sunny-plumbersA lot of you are probably reading this and wondering what we are talking about. And a lot of you doing so have probably also encountered issues with your water at some point, and then just shrugged them off because you assume that what you have is the best you can do. Not so! In most cases, there’s room for improvement when it comes to your water quality. Water testing in Tucson is just what you need to figure out the specifics.

And no, we don’t advocate looking for some DIY water testing kit that you can use on your own. Trust us, this is important enough to leave to the professionals. When we test your water, we’ll get accurate results, and we’ll also make sure that we’re following up on those results with the right solutions for any problems that we may find. Your water quality is just way too important to take any chances with.

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3 Signs of Subpar Water Quality

Monday, October 21st, 2019

sunny-plumbersWe wrote “subpar” deliberately in the title to this post—not “bad.” Why? Because you shouldn’t wait for your water quality to be flat out “bad” before you get around to doing something about it! You deserve water of a high quality in your home and, frankly, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to enjoy that. Certainly not when our Sunny Plumbers are just a phone call away. Let us help you boost your water quality.

Before you can do so, of course, you need to recognize that your water quality is subpar or on the decline to begin with. This can be tricky, as subpar water quality is not always immediately obvious. In some cases, it will clearly be in need of improvement. In others, the signs of trouble can be slow-building and subtle. That’s why it is so important that you schedule your water treatment system services in Tucson, AZ with our pros.

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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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