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

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.

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No, Your Garbage Disposal Cannot Handle Everything!

Monday, July 30th, 2018

sunny-techniciansHmmm, there is a lot of stuff all mixed together on these serving platters. Oh well, I’m sure that the garbage disposal can handle it! 

Not so fast. Put down the platter and back out of the kitchen. Slowly.

Okay, that last bit was just for a bit of dramatic flair, but the first part is worth paying attention to. Never assume that your garbage disposal can handle everything that you can throw at it, provided that it is organic material. Why not? Because this simply is not true!

Garbage disposals have just one job to do, and that is to grind (not chop, but that’s a topic for another time) food waste up so that it can be disposed of through your plumbing system, rather than being put in the trash and taken out to the curb. However, it is important to remember that even the best garbage disposals do have their limitations.

The last thing that you want to do is to damage your garbage disposal or create plumbing problems by using the disposal incorrectly.

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Call Us When Your Drains Are Clogged!

Monday, July 16th, 2018

sunny-plumber-doorwayWhy? Because we have the tools, training, and experience that we need to ensure that your drains are unclogged successfully. What’s that mean? That we are not going to dump ineffective drain cleaners down the drain and call it a day—but more on that to come. Now, let us just reiterate that the fact that a problem is common does not mean that it does not deserve your full attention. And, when that problem is related to your plumbing system in Las Vegas, your full attention should mean just one thing.

That is dialing our number! The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas is here to handle any plumbing services that you may need, and this includes unclogging any drains that are backed up in your home. No problem is too small to contact our professional plumbers about, and the fact is that this problem is not small by any stretch of the imagination. Is it a huge emergency? Maybe not in all cases. Is it deserving of your—and our—prompt attention in all cases? You better believe it! 

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Bathroom Plumbing Problems That You May Encounter

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

sunny-plumber-vanIf you are going to run into plumbing problems, the chances of those problems are going to increase with opportunity. That is why the bathroom is such a common problem area for plumbing systems—it just has such a high concentration of plumbing pipes and fixtures! At some point, you are going to find yourself face to face with bathroom plumbing problems in your home. When you do, work with the Henderson, NV bathroom plumbing pros on our team.

Or, we should say, work with us in most cases. While we typically suggest that you let professional plumbers handle the services that you may require, the truth is that there are a few problems that you can resolve on your own. It all comes down to you, though. If you ever run into an issue that you’re unsure how to deal with, or if a solution that is technically DIY-appropriate seems a bit overwhelming, play it safe and call in The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas.

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Emergency Plumbing Situations Cannot Wait!

Monday, June 4th, 2018

sunny-techniciansIt is nighttime. You’re comfy in your bed. Maybe you’ve even got a thin comforter on because your AC is keeping your home at a perfectly comfortable temperature for sleeping. But then, suddenly, you realize something is wrong. There is a strange sound. Your eyes widen in the darkness, your ears hone in on the noise. Oh no, you think, it’s coming from inside the house! You make your way silently down the hall.

Taking a deep breath, you rush into the bathroom and turn on the lightswitch—there it is! A dripping faucet, letting loose that unmistakable sound in an aggressively even tempo. Probably not the type of problem that you’re going to schedule emergency plumbing services in Las Vegas for,  right? Maybe not, but there are plenty of problems that fit the bill. Here are a few emergencies that you may encounter with your plumbing system. Contact The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas the moment that you encounter them. 

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How Clean Drains Can Benefit You

Monday, May 21st, 2018

sunny-plumber-doorwayIf you’ve been taking advantage of this informational resource, then you’ve no doubt realized that dirty drains and drain cleaning in Las Vegas comes up quite a bit. There are a few reasons for this. First of all, it’s a more expansive issue than you may realize. We’ve talked about how we unclog drains, why you really cannot unclog your own drains, what causes clogged drains, and some of the less obvious signs that you actually have clogged drains. Today we’re covering another related topic: how clean drains can benefit you.

While it may sound obvious, and to some degree the fact that clean drains are better than clogged drains is obvious, the truth is that it’s just not something a lot of homeowners really think about that frequently. So read on, consider the overall performance of your own drains, and make sure that The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas is the company that you call when next you notice any issues with the drains or plumbing system at large in your house.

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Why Hire a Professional for Every Plumbing Service?

Monday, May 7th, 2018

sunny-techniciansWe get it. We live in an age dominated by internet “how-to” videos, where information is literally never more than a few keystrokes and a second of your time away. Well, call us old-fashioned, but there are situations in which—believe it or not—a few minutes spent watching such a video does not equate to the years of training and hands-on experience that professionals have to offer. This is definitely the case when it comes to your plumbing services in Las Vegas.

Today, we are going to discuss a few of the ways in which hiring a trained professional to handle your plumbing services is always going to benefit you.  Your plumbing system is way too important to take any chances with, so don’t roll the dice on your plumbing services. Instead,  go with the sure thing! Let The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas do the job.

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3 Signs That It’s Time to Call a Plumber

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

logoWe all lead busy lives in this day and age. The fact of the matter is that the old adage about there not being enough time in the day is truer now than ever before. Ironically, as connected as we all are these days, it seems easier than ever to let certain issues slip through the cracks.  We’ve all got odds and ends that we’ve placed on the back burner in order to prioritize other responsibilities. If you ask us, though, your plumbing system is important enough to keep at the top of your priority list.

Sure, there are plenty of plumbing issues that you may encounter which will not necessarily cross the threshold into “emergency plumbing” territory. The fact that you do not need to get a plumber out to your home in the middle of the night does not mean that such problems should be left to fester,  though. In fact, the longer that they go unresolved, the more likely they are to develop into something approaching an emergency. Contact the Henderson plumbers that you can trust here at The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas to have your issues addressed promptly.

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Always Work with a Qualified Emergency Plumber

Monday, February 26th, 2018

service-timeYou can do your best to remain aware of your plumbing system’s overall condition, but let’s face it—surprises happen. The last thing that you want is to be totally caught off-guard when problems develop with your plumbing system. Unfortunately, they can pop up seeming out of nowhere sometimes. If you should encounter a problem with your plumbing system after hours and it really cannot wait until normal business hours resume, then you are going to need to hire an emergency plumber in Las Vegas.

When that time comes, we strongly recommend that you make The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas your emergency plumber of choice. We don’t charge our clients extra for after-hours services, and our fully stocked vans will have what we need to get the job done right and promptly. There are a lot of plumbers out there, but you really don’t want to entrust your emergency plumbing services to “professionals” that are just not up to the task. 

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Hire a Professional for Sump Pump Services

Monday, January 29th, 2018

flooded-houseThere are a few plumbing tasks that you can handle on your own. Plunging the toilet, for instance, or, if you’re so inclined, replacing the flapper at the bottom of the tank if it is degraded and causing the toilet to run continually. Beyond these pretty basic steps, though, plumber services are best left to a professional plumber in Las Vegas, NV.

This is certainly true when designing, installing, or repairing a plumbing system at large. It is also true when incorporating new components into an existing system, though.

If you are ready to have a sump pump installed in your home, or if you need your sump pump repaired or just inspected for proper operating conditions, we are the professionals to call. While we don’t have to deal with rapid snowmelt or very frequent heavy rainfalls, there are definitely plenty of opportunities for the sump pump to save your hide—including those in which your plumbing system itself is the cause of the water event in your home.

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