The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog

What Can Cause Good Water Pressure to Go Low?

November 18th, 2019

sunny-techniciansIf you start out with low water pressure in your home, then it is probably something that you’ll take care of right away. Hopefully, if you use to have good water pressure, and it suddenly drops off, you’ll act even more quickly. There are a number of different issues that can cause water pressure to drop, and none of them are great. The good news is that our Sunny Plumbers are here to help, whatever the issue may be.

While you may think that a drop in water pressure is little more than a minor annoyance in your home, the fact is that these “minor” annoyances are often early warning signs of more serious problems in development. When it comes to plumbing problems in Paradise, you really need to remember that the longer you wait, the worse off your plumbing system is likely to be. So reach out at the first sign of trouble, and remember that there’s more on the line than you may think.

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How a Water Softener Can Benefit You

November 4th, 2019

sunny-plumber-doorwayFor a lot of homeowners, the phrase “plumbing problems” will conjure up images of leaking pipes, overflowing toilets, and clogged drains. And that’s totally reasonable, because all of those are indeed plumbing problems that you most likely will encounter at some point. However, here’s the thing—not all plumbing problems are going to be quite so obvious. In fact, you may well have a plumbing problem in your home right now that you’re not currently aware of. You may have hard water!

Now, hard water is not exactly a problem that is going to have an immediate impact on you or your plumbing system. Does that mean that you don’t need to prioritize the resolution of this issue, though? Of course not. Because, eventually, the consequences of hard water will come into stark relief. The good news is that we install and service whole-house water softeners in Las Vegas, so you need only call our Sunny Plumbers to have the problem resolved completely!

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Why Hire Us to Clean Your Drains?

October 21st, 2019

logoSome homeowners will immediately think of leaks when they think of problems that they might encounter with their plumbing systems. Yes, the idea of waking up to a collapsed ceiling or flooded lower level due to a water leak is quite alarming. However, it’s not just your supply piping that you need to worry about, nor does a pipe actually need to rupture and leak to cause problems. Your drain pipes can also cause major disruption in your home, even if they’re “only” clogged.

Now, cleaning out one’s drains might not be the type of project that you’d immediately realize should be handled by a professional. Trust us when we tell you, however, that you should definitely leave your drain cleaning to our Sunny Plumbers. Why is that?  Well, the likelihood of anyone other than a professional doing the job right is slim to none. We use a process called scour jetting in Henderson, NV, to do the job right.

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3 Tips for Protecting Your Home from Plumbing Problems

October 7th, 2019

sunny-plumber-vanIf you’re looking for some reassuring words about how you can completely eliminate the risk of problems developing with your plumbing system, then you’re going to have to look elsewhere. No, not because our plumbers are not very knowledgeable, and not because they don’t love to share their knowledge with our clients. The truth of the matter is simply that there is no such thing as a way to do so! You’re going to encounter problems with your plumbing system eventually, so it’s best just to accept this fact.

Now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk about what you can do to at least keep the problems that you’ll encounter with your plumbing system to a bare minimum. It may not be the 100% success rate that you’re looking for, but it’s what’s possible, and there’s something to be said for having realistic expectations! Just remember that you need to work with skilled, honest, professional plumbers in Paradise, and our Sunny Plumbers fit the bill.

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What FOG Means for Your Drain and Sewer System

September 23rd, 2019

sunny-techniciansWait a second—FOG? What could FOG possibly have to do with my drain and sewer system? It’s not like I’m going to be driving my sewer line through heavy FOG. And, for that matter—why are capitalizing FOG like this?

All valid questions, and with one simple answer. We’re not talking about the fog you see in those movies set in the moors. We’re talking about the acronym FOG, and that stands for fat, oil, and grease.

And fat, oil, and grease can spell major problems for the drain and sewer system in your home. If you are serious about keeping your plumbing system functioning properly and without giving you any headaches, then you really need to be careful about how you’re handling and disposing of FOG in your residence. We’ve got some tips and tricks that will help you to navigate these FOGgy waters successfully. As always, reach out to our Sunny Plumbers for great plumbing services in Las Vegas.

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3 Common Plumbing Problems (That You Cannot Ignore!)

September 9th, 2019

sunny-plumber-doorwayWhen some people think of plumbing problems, they think only of the big ones. Ruptured sewer lines, slab leaks, flooded bathrooms, etc. While plumbing emergencies are not uncommon—and they cannot be ignored!—this does not change the fact that they’re not the most common issues that homeowners face. Unfortunately, they are sometimes the product of more common problems, because homeowners fail to take the initial problems seriously. Today, we’re going to look at common issues that are big priorities.

The worst thing that you can do for your plumbing system is to ignore an issue and write it off as being too “minor” to prioritize. Our Sunny Plumbers know from firsthand experience just how much trouble can be caused by manageable problems that went unmanaged and became, well, unmanageable. Keep the following information in mind, and remember that only professional plumbers in Las Vegas should be allowed to service plumbing systems. This is no time for testing DIY skills.

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How Do I Deal with a Toilet Leak?

August 26th, 2019

logoThe toilet is obviously a major player when it comes to any plumbing system. And any problem with as major a player as your toilet is going to be cause for major concern. That means that homeowners want to know exactly how to deal with something like a leaking toilet in Las Vegas the moment that they notice the problem. The issue here is that toilets can leak in different ways, in different places.

In fact, they may even look like they are leaking when that’s not at all the case. Don’t worry, though. Toilet leaks are the focus of our blog post today, and the professional plumbers on our team are to ensure that you have the background knowledge necessary to deal with the issue successfully. So read on, and remember that most plumbing problems are going to require the services of trained, professional plumbers. Don’t mistake our knowledge-sharing for being DIY-tips. Your toilet needs expert care from us!

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Old Pipe Materials and When to Repipe Your House

August 12th, 2019

sunny-plumber-vanOne of the biggest plumbing jobs you might need to schedule for your home is repiping. Old plumbing pipes wear down, and outdated materials are at a high risk of causing problems around your house, leaking to create damage, or even introducing toxins into your drinking water. Depending on the age of your house, you may only need sections repiped. Or you may need a whole-house repiping.

We’re going to explain old pipe materials in more depth so you’ll get a sense of what sort of repiping your home needs—as well as if it needs it.

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What to Keep Out of Your Garbage Disopsal

July 29th, 2019

sunny-techniciansDo you have a garbage disposal in your home? If not—what are you waiting for? While the garbage disposal may not be as essential a plumbing appliance as, say, your water heater or your washing machine, it does have many great benefits to offer. Fewer trips to the curb with garbage, quicker cleanup times, and just more convenience in general. If you think that you put just anything down your garbage disposal, however—think again! Some items aren’t appropriate.

Not only are some materials best kept out of your garbage disposal, but some of them aren’t quite what you’d expect, either. We get it. Using a garbage disposal isn’t all that complicated. That doesn’t mean that you can just dive into it,  though. If you’re new to your garbage disposal in Paradise, NV, or if you’ve run into trouble and think you may have caused it, read this post carefully. And, as always, schedule your plumbing services with us.

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Clog Prevention Starts with You

July 15th, 2019

sunny-plumber-doorwayNobody wants to encounter clogged drains in their homes. If we can be honest for a minute here, though—well, we’re always honest in this blog—the fact of the matter is that you will most definitely encounter clogs in your home at some point. And, chances are, you yourself will have played a role in the formation of those clogs.  We’re not trying to be accusatory. It is just a fact of home ownership.

If you’re reading this post hoping to unlock the secret of avoiding drain clogs, there is one tip we can give you. Never use them at all! That is literally the only way in which you have a chance of never encountering clogged drains in Paradise, NV. Since completely eliminating the need for your drains probably is not an option, this post is the next best thing.  Read on to learn more about how you can prevent clogs from forming in your home.

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