The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog : Posts Tagged ‘hard water’

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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What Can Cause Good Water Pressure to Go Low?

Monday, November 18th, 2019

sunny-techniciansIf you start out with low water pressure in your home, then it is probably something that you’ll take care of right away. Hopefully, if you use to have good water pressure, and it suddenly drops off, you’ll act even more quickly. There are a number of different issues that can cause water pressure to drop, and none of them are great. The good news is that our Sunny Plumbers are here to help, whatever the issue may be.

While you may think that a drop in water pressure is little more than a minor annoyance in your home, the fact is that these “minor” annoyances are often early warning signs of more serious problems in development. When it comes to plumbing problems in Paradise, you really need to remember that the longer you wait, the worse off your plumbing system is likely to be. So reach out at the first sign of trouble, and remember that there’s more on the line than you may think.

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How a Water Softener Can Benefit You

Monday, November 4th, 2019

sunny-plumber-doorwayFor a lot of homeowners, the phrase “plumbing problems” will conjure up images of leaking pipes, overflowing toilets, and clogged drains. And that’s totally reasonable, because all of those are indeed plumbing problems that you most likely will encounter at some point. However, here’s the thing—not all plumbing problems are going to be quite so obvious. In fact, you may well have a plumbing problem in your home right now that you’re not currently aware of. You may have hard water!

Now, hard water is not exactly a problem that is going to have an immediate impact on you or your plumbing system. Does that mean that you don’t need to prioritize the resolution of this issue, though? Of course not. Because, eventually, the consequences of hard water will come into stark relief. The good news is that we install and service whole-house water softeners in Las Vegas, so you need only call our Sunny Plumbers to have the problem resolved completely!

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Should I Be Using a Water Softener?

Monday, June 18th, 2018

logoEvery now and then homeowners hear a phrase or the mention of an appliance that they don’t have, and the panic sets in. Uh oh, they may think, should I have been using this all along? What kind of damage have I unwittingly done? Has my health suffered? In the case of hard water, let us clear up that last point right away. No, hard water is not going to do you bodily harm, even if you’ve been unknowingly dealing with it for some time.

Does this mean that you should continue to let the problem stand? Of course not! Why not? Because, while hard water may not pose a health threat in the way that microbial contaminants may, it can still cause a whole host of problems around the house and for your plumbing system in particular. So, if you’re not sure if you have hard water or what that even means, this is the post for you! Remember to schedule your plumbing services in Las Vegas, NV with The Sunny Plumber. 

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Ask a Plumber: Why Is Hard Water a Problem?

Monday, September 25th, 2017

bath-timeWhat do you think of when you think of plumbing problems? Toilets backing up and overflowing onto the floor? Pipes bursting and spraying water all over the interior of your home? Water of poor quality that is making members of your family sick? These are all definitely problems, of course, but it is important to remember that not every problem that you’ll encounter with your plumbing system or your water quality is going to be so dramatic. Hard water won’t land anyone in the hospital, but it is a problem deserving an effective solution.

Some homeowners actually notice the effects that hard water can have in their homes, but they do not realize that it is hard water behind those effects. In today’s post, we’ll help you to better understand what hard water is, the types of problems that it can lead to, and what you can do to overcome those problems. With the help of a professional plumber in Las Vegas, NV, you can enjoy water of the quality that you deserve in your home. 

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