The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog

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 Old plumbing pipes wear down, and outdated materials are at a high risk of causing problems around your house, leaking to create damage, or even introducing toxins into your drinking water.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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Water Heater Replacement: Is It Time?

July 1st, 2019

logoWe sometimes joke about how a water heater isn’t the most exciting of purchases and how you’d probably rather invest in something a bit more flashy and fun. We always follow that up by reiterating the fact that your water heater, exciting or not, is essential. That means that an eventual replacement is a must—you are not likely to decide that you can actually go without one in your home. But when is the right time to commit?

That’s the question our Sunny Plumbers are addressing in today’s post. We take your 100% satisfaction with your water heater seriously, and that 100% satisfaction is just what we aim for—and achieve!—when we replace water heaters for our valued clients throughout the area. So keep the following information in mind, reach out if you have any questions, and be sure to schedule your water heater replacement in Las Vegas with a member of our team.

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How We Inspect Pipes from Within

June 17th, 2019

sunny-plumber-vanYou want to inspect the inside of my pipes? What are you going to do? Saw them in half and take a peek inside?

No, absolutely not. Part of working with our Sunny Plumbers means working with plumbers that have access to the best technologies in the industry. This includes video pipe inspection equipment. With a video pipe inspection in Las Vegas, areas of your plumbing system that used to be “out of sight, out of mind,” always for the worse, are more accessible than ever before.

While figuring out what is going on in drain and sewer lines has always been a part of the plumbing profession—out of sight, out of mind is a mindset that any good plumber would talk you out of—our advanced equipment makes doing so simpler than ever. It’s less intrusive to your home, it takes less time, and it yields better results. Have concerns? Then let us take a look—literally!

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When to Worry About Your Sewer Line

June 3rd, 2019

sunny-techniciansIf we were to ask you what your major focus on your home is right now, you might say replacing an old air conditioner, having the roof redone, or maybe revitalizing things with a fresh coat of paint.

What you probably wouldn’t say is “my sewer line’s condition.”

While we hope that this is due to the fact that you’ve had any issues with your sewer line addressed already, the more likely scenario is simply that your sewer line is not really on your radar. And that’s too bad, because a damaged, leaky sewer line is actually a very serious problem.

It’s also one that’s not exactly visible to the naked eye. So what’s a homeowner to do? Well, reading the following blog post is a great start, and scheduling your sewer line services in Las Vegas with our Sunny Plumbers is the right next move.

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Not All Water Leaks Are Obvious!

May 20th, 2019

sunny-plumber-doorwayWhile few homeowners are going to go too crazy with DIY projects on something like their electrical systems, far too many seem to think that their plumbing systems are more DIY-appropriate. We want to dispel this myth, because your plumbing system in Paradise, and the services that it requires, are far more complex than you may realize. In fact, even spotting problems with your systems may require an expert’s touch!

That is where our Sunny Plumbers come in. Today, we’re going to talk about one of the most common issues that homeowners encounter with their plumbing—water leaks. Now, you may think that recognizing a water leak and its source is simple. You see water, you look around, and you find where it’s coming from.  If that’s your assumption, then this is definitely the post that you need right now.

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Why Are Water Main Leaks Such a Big Deal?

May 6th, 2019

logoWe know that, for some of you, the idea of a leak in a main water line is obviously a serious problem. However, that old “out of sight, out of mind” mentality has really sunk its claws into some homeowners. When you add in the fact that some water main leaks can actually be relatively small, it only compounds the issue. We are here to tell you in no uncertain terms, however, that a water main leak of any magnitude is a big problem.

There are also those homeowners that hear something like “main water line leak” and understand that this is a problem, but they may lack the specifics about why it’s such a problem. That’s what we’re going to cover today. You may think that you can live with some symptoms of a leak, and maybe you can. When you start to see the big picture of precisely what a main water line leak in Las Vegas can mean for you, though, you’ll see why immediate service is the right choice.

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