The Sunny Plumber Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Tucson’

3 Troubling Truths of Toilet Leaks

Monday, September 7th, 2020

sunny-plumbersOkay, so not all of these are troubling in the grand scheme of things. In fact, some of them are decidedly good news. While professional plumbing service is almost always required to resolve most plumbing problems, there are some issues you may run into with your toilet that you can fix yourself. So what’s troubling about that? Well, they can be tricky to diagnose. That is why, even if you think a problem isn’t that serious, you should work with a Sunny Plumber if you have any doubts.

Your toilet in Tucson is not really something that you can live without. It’s one of your first stops in the morning, and one of the last at night. Every member of your household depends on it to do its job right. So be on the lookout for signs of trouble, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you think that you need any professional toilet plumbing services. It is always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to bathroom plumbing.

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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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Is a Sump Pump Necessary?

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

sunny-plumbersYour home may be the biggest investment you’ll ever make in your life. It makes sense to do anything you can to protect that investment. And, even if you have great home insurance, preventing damage to your home is a must. If you don’t have a sump pump in Tucson, AZ, then you may have a major blindspot in your home protection.

When people think of sump pumps, they don’t always think of them being used in as arid a climate as ours. While it’s true that your sump pump may not be in regular operation, that’s true of any insurance policy. It’s there when you need it. We hope you don’t need to rely on your auto policy daily!

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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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Garbage Disposals: 3 Ways You’re Doing It Wrong!

Monday, July 13th, 2020

sunny-plumberIf you are not using a garbage disposal in Tucson—why not? Garbage disposals are helpful. They’re convenient. They offer a number of benefits. They’re not 100% reliable, though. Nothing really is. And you know what? Your garbage disposal is going to be far less than 100% reliable if you’re not using it right. When used properly, garbage disposals are going to be largely problem-free. When used improperly, you’ll want to toss the disposal itself into the garbage!

No one misuses their garbage disposal on purpose, obviously. Just because you don’t mean to do so doesn’t mean that you’re not doing so, though. You simply may not realize what you’re doing. Don’t find out the hard way that you’ve been doing it wrong. Take the information in this post, and keep it in mind. That way, the chances of us visiting your home to fix your disposal are greatly reduced. Not that we don’t love seeing our customers, of course!

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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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Take Common Bathroom Plumbing Issues Seriously!

Monday, June 1st, 2020

logoComplacency can get homeowners into serious trouble, particularly when it comes to their plumbing systems. A lot of times, homeowners are going to react swiftly only when faced with a true plumbing emergency. A toilet backing up into the house, a main water line break, a slab leak flooding the lower level, and so on. These dramatic situations only account for a fraction of all plumbing problems, though. There are a lot of common plumbing issues that homeowners simply deprioritize.

This is a major problem for a couple of different reasons. First of all, “common” doesn’t mean “not serious.” The common cold is, well, common, but that won’t stop it from grinding your productivity to a halt, right? You may be able to plow through your day when you have a cold, but it’s going to be rough. And if your plumbing system has a “minor” problem, the difference is it won’t just get over it without professional plumbing repairs in Tucson.

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When Leaks Happen, Will You Recognize Them?

Monday, May 18th, 2020

sunny-plumbersA longer title to this post would be, When Leaks Happen, and They Will Happen, Will You Recognize ThemPlumbing leaks are an eventuality, not a possibility. Will working with our exceptionally skilled, and exceptionally sunny, plumbers help to minimize the risk and frequency of leaks developing? Absolutely. But part of being a Sunny Plumber is being an honest plumber, and the honest truth here is that no plumbing system is guaranteed to be leak-free. Those are the facts.

Here’s another fact. The more knowledge that you, as a homeowner, have regarding the signs of plumbing leaks in Tucson, the more capable you’ll be of intervening early on and addressing those issues in a timely manner. Doing so not only helps to keep any inconvenience as minor as possible, but also helps to limit any potential damage to your plumbing system or your property at large. So get to know these warning signs, and definitely keep our number handy!

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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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