The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

3 Reasons You Need a Water Softener

Monday, June 29th, 2020

sunny-techniciansYou 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. 

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Why Slab Leaks Are So Serious

Monday, June 15th, 2020

sunny-plumber-doorwayWe 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.

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Why Is My Water Bill So High?

Monday, June 1st, 2020

logoYou 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

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What Makes a Tankless Water Heater Such a Great Investment?

Monday, May 18th, 2020

sunny-techniciansWhen 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!

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The Benefits of Using Natural Gas

Monday, 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!

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The Scoop on Copper Pinhole Leaks

Monday, April 6th, 2020

sunny-plumber-doorwayWhen 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.

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Help Us Help You: Spotting Leaks

Monday, March 9th, 2020

sunny-plumber-doorwayYou are never going to avoid each and every plumbing problem that could possibly develop with your system. It’s just not possible. That doesn’t mean that you should just throw your hands up and accept the fact that there is a plumbing emergency always looming off in the distance, though. You can still help to mitigate any damage and headaches resulting from the plumbing problems that you will eventually face. How? By giving us an early heads up to problems.

That begs the question of how you can do that, of course. The good news is that we’re going to tell you how, today! Because the most common plumbing problems that homeowners encounter is leaky pipes, we’re going to focus on this in today’s post. Specifically, we are going to focus on how you can recognize these problems early on so that you can intervene before damage is extensive. Always schedule plumbing repairs in Las Vegas promptly.

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Ways to Save Water in Your Home

Monday, February 10th, 2020

Water is obviously an absolute necessity when it comes to resources in your home. Not only does it play a major role in keeping your home and body clean and hygienic, but it is absolutely necessary to keep your body functioning, alive and well, at the biological level. Knowing all of this doesn’t make it any less irksome to see a very high water bill come through, however. But you can’t go without water, so what can you do, right?

Wrong. There is plenty that you can be doing to reduce your water costs, and the main method is right there in what we just said: reduce! Obviously you’re going to continue to use water in your home. That is never going to change. But you want to be sure that you are using water in a smart and thoughtful manner. Here are some helpful tips from the plumbers in Las Vegas that you know you can trust. Sunny Plumbers!

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You Deserve Great Water Quality!

Monday, January 27th, 2020

sunny-techniciansIf you just assume that the water coming out of your faucets is inherently of a high quality, you may be giving that water far too much credit.  Sure, we’d all love to think that our water quality is high, but do you have any proof that this is actually the case? Even if your water is treated at a municipal facility, after all, it is all too possible for that water to then be contaminated en route to your home.

Don’t worry, though. Our Sunny Plumbers are here to ensure that you have great water quality in Las Vegas. The issue with water quality is that there are just so many ways in which it can go south. The good news is that there is a solution for just about any water quality issues that you may encounter. The better news is that our pros are here to ensure that you have what you need to overcome the specific problems that you’re dealing with in your home.

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Plumbing Problems Often Surface in the Bathroom

Monday, January 13th, 2020

sunny-plumber-doorwayThere are 2 typical areas of the home in which plumbing problems often surface. This should not come as much surprise. We are talking about the bathroom and the kitchen. If you were to tell us that you’d expect the living room or bedroom to be more likely, then we’d honestly love to have a look at your home’s blueprints. We want to stress today that the fact that a problem surfaces in the bathroom, however, doesn’t mean it’s limited to that space.

There are a  lot of different problems that may develop with your bathroom plumbing in Las Vegas. And, yes, many of those problems may well stay localized to that area. Some of those problems,  though, may prove to be symptoms of larger problems deeper in the system. This is just one of the reasons why we like to remind homeowners that there really is no such thing as a plumbing problem minor enough to ignore.

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