July 27th, 2020
There are a lot of pipes and fixtures in your plumbing system that you don’t directly interact with. And then there is your toilet. Your toilet is a part of your day to day life. The idea of living without a working toilet in your home is unthinkable.
So why would you ever ignore signs of trouble with your toilet?
Today we are going to look at 3 common toilet problems, what you might do about them—and when to call in the pros. Not all toilet issues are very serious, but there are many that do require the work of a professional plumber. And when you need a professional plumber, you need a Sunny Plumber!
July 13th, 2020
There are plenty of parts in your plumbing system that you see and touch daily. Your toilet. Your kitchen faucets. Your shower.
Your sewer line doesn’t make this list, though.
Does that make your sewer line any less important than those other plumbing fixtures and appliances? No, of course not. In a way, it does make it more vulnerable, though.
A sewer line is really just a pipe. But even something as simple as a pipe can run into problems. There’s no engine, and there are no moving parts. There is still a lot that can go wrong.
June 29th, 2020
You want to believe that the water coming from your faucets is of a high quality. How do you know that this is the case, though? Have you had your water tested? If not, that’s an option to consider. However, not all problems require testing to be diagnosed. Take hard water, for example. Hard water is a very common problem. It’s also a problem that’s very commonly ignored. That’s unfortunate, because our plumbers can help you to resolve the problem.
The solution is a whole-house water softener. Our Las Vegas water quality experts will make sure that your water softener is the right fit for your home. When you use a whole-house system, you don’t even have to think about what you’re doing. The water is softened as it enters the system, and you just add more softening salt to the brine tank as needed. More on that below. Just remember that you need a professional plumber to install it.
June 15th, 2020
We really cannot stress this enough. Any leak in your plumbing system needs to be taken seriously. Is every leak technically an emergency? No, of course not. If you were to call us up at 2am and request emergency plumbing services because your kitchen faucet was dripping, we’d probably question your decision making. We’d do the same if you just ignored that dripping faucet once regular business hours resumed, though, because small or not—leaks are serious business!
Even we will concede that some leaks are more important than others, though. And in the pantheon of plumbing leaks, the slab leak is definitely one of the most serious of all! If you encounter a slab leak in Las Vegas, then you need to contact us right away. Not sure what a slab leak is, or what makes it so serious? Well, you’re not alone. Read this post, learn about the warning signs of a slab leak, and get a Sunny Plumber on the case fast if you suspect one in your home.
June 1st, 2020
You never want to experience sticker shock, whether after a nice meal or after purchasing a new vehicle that came in at a higher price than you expected. If there’s anything worse than that type of sticker shock, though, it’s one that just keeps coming! If you find yourself cringing each and every time your water bill arrives in the mail, then something is wrong. No, water isn’t going to come into your home for free if your getting it from a public supply.
Still, that does not mean that you should be willing to pay an excessive price tag for the water that you use. If your water bill is consistently too high, then there is almost certainly something wrong causing those high bills. This does not necessarily mean that you have a plumbing issue in need of repair, mind you. More on that below. However, it is definitely possible that you require professional plumbing repairs in Las Vegas.
May 18th, 2020
When you think about the investments that you might make around your home, we’ll be the first to admit that some are more, shall we say, exciting than others. A brand new deck, new siding on the house to give it a much-needed facelift, etc. While these investments will definitely give an aesthetic upgrade to your home, however, you cannot overlook the importance of less obvious investments—such as that you could make in the water heater department.
Now, a new water heater may not earn the oohs and ahs that your new deck or siding project might. It really should, though. While it may not be as eye-catching a change as either of those other examples, it is a great way in which to save money over the years. Particularly when you go the tankless route. If you’re in the market for a new water heater in Las Vegas, and you’re not considering a tankless model, be sure to keep the following information in mind!
May 4th, 2020
There is no getting around how inconvenient plumbing problems of all shapes and sizes are. You rely on your plumbing system for so much, every day, throughout the entire day. Getting ready for work, cooking meals, washing dirty clothes, cleaning up at the end of the day. Your plumbing system is truly integral to so many different parts of your life. With that in mind, let’s reassess our opening statement. Yes, plumbing problems are inconvenient. But that’s to say the least!
Plumbing problems can really bring your daily routine grind to a halt. And once that happens, it can be tough to get things going again. And this is when it becomes really messy. Why? Because people start telling themselves that they can handle the fix on their own. It’s just a clogged drain, they tell themselves. I can handle this. I’ve got some liquid drain cleaner. I can buy a drain snake. And so it begins. And headaches follow.
April 20th, 2020
There are a lot of different fuel options available to homeowners these days. From electricity to propane, there is something for everyone. One old standby that you should not overlook is natural gas. Natural gas happens to be one of the most convenient and versatile fuel sources around, and if you are not using it in your home then you may be missing out. Of course, getting natural gas into your home, especially safely, is a process for a professional.
That’s where our Sunny Plumbers come in. If you are interested in using natural gas in your home, then you need a professional plumber in Las Vegas to pipe that gas into and throughout your home. They don’t come any more knowledgeable and professional than the plumbers on our team. We’re here to answer any questions that you may have about natural gas, its uses, and its benefits, so don’t hesitate to dial our number. Then, schedule service with us!
April 6th, 2020
When it comes to plumbing systems, there is a lot of misinformation and wrongly held beliefs out there. This is partly why it is so important that you work with trained, trustworthy professionals. They don’t come any more trustworthy than a Sunny Plumber! That’s the good news. The bad news is that, in order to keep people like you informed, we sometimes have to burst a bubble or two. In this case, it’s the belief that copper pipes last forever.
Yes, it is true that copper pipes can last a very long time. There is a reason why they are so popular in both residential and commercial applications. Even copper pipes have their limitations, though. It is entirely possible that your copper pipes will begin to leak at some point. When they do, it is very possible that those leaks will be of the pinhole variety. Today we are going to take a look at the causes of these leaks.
March 23rd, 2020
If you are not familiar with the term “scour jet service,” it is not because the service itself is not important. Instead, it’s because it’s a specialized type of service that not every plumbing contractor is going to offer. When you work with our team, of course, you’re getting the right equipment in the right hands, and we’ll be sure to do the job right! But just what is the job that scour-jetting accomplishes? That’s what we’re talking about today!
It basically comes down to cleaning out drains and sewer lines, but this particular method is much more effective than others you may have tried in the past. Due to the nature of the equipment used, however, your system could actually be damaged if the service is not completed properly. You need only dial our number to guarantee that your pipes are safe. When a Sunny Plumber is on the job, the job is done properly every step of the way.