The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog : Archive for June, 2021

Does Rust on a Water Heater Mean It’s Finished?

Monday, June 28th, 2021

sunny-plumber-doorwayWhenever you bring metal and water into contact, there’s the possibility of rust and other types of corrosion starting. A water heater would therefore seem like a prime target for rust, which it certainly can be under the right (or wrong) conditions. However, water heater manufacturers design their products to resist corrosion for many years. When rust does appear, it’s often on an aging system that’s ready for a replacement.

But as bad as rust sounds, is it an automatic disqualifier for a water heater? If you notice rust on your home’s water heater in Las Vegas, NV, does that mean it’s time to call us to replace it? Possibly. We’ll talk about it more below. 

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Is a Constantly Running Toilet a Serious Plumbing Problem?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

logoThis is one of the more common residential plumbing issues homeowners run into: the toilet flushes but then continues to run long after the water from the tank should have filled the bowl. Sometimes jiggling the flush handle will fix the problem. Other times it won’t. What causes this, and is it a serious problem that requires calling an emergency plumber in Las Vegas, NV?

There are a few different answers to this, and we’ll go over the different possibilities below. However, when in doubt, calling a professional plumber is always the best resource: you’ll get the answers you need and whatever service is necessary to fix the problem correctly.

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