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

Do You Know Where the Water Main Shut-Off Valve Is?

Monday, October 18th, 2021

 

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We ask this question because it’s an important piece of knowledge that can help you in emergency situations, such as flooding occurring in your house due to a malfunctioning appliance. Our plumbers are ready to help you with fast plumbing service in Las Vegas, NV, but we can’t teleport to your home. You need a way to stop water damage to the house and your belongings, and shutting off the water flow from the water main is the quickest way to end the immediate danger.

If you already know where the shut-off valve is, we recommend that you go test it to make sure you can turn it: sometimes the valve may get stuck in place. Make sure other adults in your household know where it is and how to shut it off in case of an emergency. 

Now, for everyone else who doesn’t know where the shut-off valve is located, please follow us this way… 

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Spooky Halloween Plumbing Sound—Water Hammer!

Monday, October 4th, 2021

sunny-plumber-doorwayIt’s October, and many people enjoy decorating their homes with spooky Gothic decorations and colorful depictions of ghosts, witches, mummies, and vampires. But when strange noises start coming from the plumbing, it’s not a joyful Halloween treat. If you’ve got plumbing that sends out surprising banging and clanging noises, it’s a problem that may require plumbing repair in Las Vegas, NV

This problem has a name, and it’s an, ahem, striking one: Water hammer

Let’s explore this definitely non-spooky but nonetheless serious plumbing issue.

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