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

Is Your Home’s Water Pressure Too High?

Monday, July 26th, 2021

sunny-plumbersA problem homes often run into with their plumbing is low water pressure. It’s a nuisance, and if it isn’t coming from a municipal source, it’s something you’ll need to have professional plumbers diagnose and then resolve.

What about the opposite situation? Yes, water pressure can be too high in a house. If you think this sounds like it’s better than low water pressure, we can tell you for a fact it isn’t. High water pressure in your household plumbing (over 80 psi) is harmful for your plumbing system and leads to numerous problems. In fact, several of these problems are ways you can detect you’ve got water pressure that’s too high. Below we’ll look into ways you can determine if your home needs help with high water pressure.

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Three Great Ways to Clear Drain Clogs and One Terrible Way

Monday, July 12th, 2021

sunny-techniciansDrain clogs … nobody likes them. Unfortunately, most people have learned this first-hand because clogged-up and slow drains are one of the most common plumbing troubles that affect homes. We can’t imagine anybody who hasn’t run into a clogged drain at some point in their lives. We deal with them every day, so we can tell you quite a bit about what to do with them.

Let’s say you have a clogged drain or a drain that’s draining so slowly you’re certain it will become a complete clog soon. What can you do about it? We’ve listed four methods below. Three of them are good ideas (although the first two don’t always work) and one is terrible. Guess which of these four methods the majority of people choose first? That’s right: the terrible one. We’re here to see you avoid the worst option and end up with the best one.

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