The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog : Posts Tagged ‘piping’

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.

Continue Reading

Using Natural Gas Safely

Monday, August 13th, 2018

logoWe may not need to run our heating systems all that much in this part of the country, certainly not the way that they have to run them in the Northeast, but that does not mean that we don’t have a  lot of use for natural gas around here. From outdoor fire pits and grills to water heaters and ovens/ranges, there are plenty of opportunities for making use of this outstanding resource. Of course, you need to make use of it safely.

This is not to say that natural gas is any more dangerous than other fuel sources, mind you. After all, any combustible fuel does carry with it an inherent amount of risk in its use. Working with professionals and using that fuel appropriately, however, will really help to mitigate any risks that there may be. Today, we have some tips that will help you to use natural gas safely. Remember to leave your gas piping services to the pros here at The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas.

Continue Reading

When Is Repiping Necessary?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

plumberThere are some plumbing jobs that are relatively routine. Clearing out a drain or two, for instance, is something that our seasoned plumbers can usually get done quickly, and always get done right. Then there are other plumbing services that are definitely a lot more involved. Then, there are those jobs that are just really, really big. That is where repiping tends to fall, and this is just another reason why you are going want to skilled professionals that you can trust handling your repiping in Las Vegas, NV.

Repiping a house is a job that even the most avid DIY-enthusiast probably would not dream of taking on his or herself, but let us reiterate: this is a job for professional plumbers. Our expertise, gained through years of extensive training and hands-on experience, is just what a job like this needs to guarantee that the right decisions are made every step of the way. From determining the extent of the project to selecting materials, you are in good hands when working with us.

Continue Reading