The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog : Archive for July, 2017

Beware the Impact of Tree Roots on Your Plumbing System

Monday, July 31st, 2017

split drainage pipe caused by ingress of tree rootsYour plumbing system’s sewer line is buried beneath your yard for a few good reasons. First off, it’s more attractive this way. But more than that, it’s for safety and functionality purposes. Unfortunately, when something is out of sight like this, it’s hard to spot problems right away, making this part of your plumbing system susceptible to problems such as tree roots searching for a water source.

Tree roots are a pretty common cause of sewer line damage and clogs, which requires professional plumbing repairs in Henderson, NV. As you probably can guess, tree roots crave water. So all it takes for them to be attracted to your sewer line is a small leak. And while tree roots are certainly not the only threat to your sewer pipe, it is very important that you be aware of it.

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When Should I Replace My Water Heater?

Monday, July 17th, 2017

baby-in-bathPurchasing a new water heater may not be the most exciting investment to make, but there is no denying that hot water is one of those amenities that we really just cannot — or wouldn’t want to — live without. That is why you are going to want to replace your hot water heater before it breaks down entirely.

Yes, we understand that you want to get the best return possible on your initial investment in your water heater. However,  you don’t want to push things so far that you wind up with no hot water following a total breakdown.

So how do you decide if the time is right for a water heater replacement? We have a few tips to help you make that decision. If you have any questions, be sure to give us a call. Not only do we have a variety of water heaters for you to choose from, but we’ll make sure that yours is of the right size for your demands and that it integrated into your plumbing system properly.

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Dealing with Toilet Leaks

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

toiletWhat is the first thing that you think of when you hear the word “plumbing”? For a lot of people, it is going to be the toilet that they use in their homes. The toilet is certainly one of the most vital plumbing components to be found in any household. That is exactly why any problems with the toilet in your home are such a big cause of concern. One such problem is a leak in your toilet.

Now, a leak may not sound like that big of a deal — and in truth, some are not all that serious. However, you have to keep in mind that there are many different types of leaks that may develop in your toilet, and that they may require different levels of attention. When in doubt, and in most cases, it is best to schedule any bathroom plumbing services in North Las Vegas, NV with trained, skilled professionals. Now let’s take a look at a few different potential toilet leaks.

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