The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing Maintenance’

Dealing with Plumbing Odors

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

sunny-plumber-vanConsidering the nature of your plumbing system and the different jobs that it does, the fact that “plumbing odors” can be a problem really should not come as too much of a shock. That being said, you should not just be willing to put up with plumbing odors because you think they’re just part of the deal. And you certainly shouldn’t settle for burning matches or lighting a candle just to cover up the plumbing odors that you encounter.

Instead, we recommend that you tackle the problem at its source, which is why our plumbers in Las Vegas want to share some tips with you. Don’t get us wrong—there are certainly times in which you’ll want to light a candle or spray some air freshener in the bathroom. It shouldn’t be viewed as a real solution to a plumbing problem, though, and you should be aware of warning signs that there is something serious at play. Contact us with any questions.

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What FOG Means for Your Drain and Sewer System

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

sunny-techniciansWait a second—FOG? What could FOG possibly have to do with my drain and sewer system? It’s not like I’m going to be driving my sewer line through heavy FOG. And, for that matter—why are capitalizing FOG like this?

All valid questions, and with one simple answer. We’re not talking about the fog you see in those movies set in the moors. We’re talking about the acronym FOG, and that stands for fat, oil, and grease.

And fat, oil, and grease can spell major problems for the drain and sewer system in your home. If you are serious about keeping your plumbing system functioning properly and without giving you any headaches, then you really need to be careful about how you’re handling and disposing of FOG in your residence. We’ve got some tips and tricks that will help you to navigate these FOGgy waters successfully. As always, reach out to our Sunny Plumbers for great plumbing services in Las Vegas.

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Tips for Protecting Kitchen Plumbing

Monday, August 27th, 2018

sunny-plumber-vanWhile the bathroom may be the single room in home that is most closely associated with plumbing, the kitchen in those homes is at least a very close second place. Why? Well, the bathroom aside, the kitchen is certainly the area in your home where you have the most direct interaction with your plumbing system. There is the sink, of course, but there is also the garbage disposal, the dishwasher, and so on. With so much plumbing comes the risk of plumbing problems.

We certainly are not going to contend that there is a way in which to completely eliminate the risk of problems developing with your kitchen plumbing in Las Vegas. That being said, we can definitely give you some tips to help keep those problems at bay! While there is no way in which to completely avoid them, that doesn’t change the fact that many kitchen plumbing issues stem from problems that could have easily been avoided with a bit more diligence.

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