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

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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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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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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3 Ways to Pinpoint Plumbing Leaks

Monday, December 16th, 2019

logoSome homeowners think of plumbing not necessarily as a simple service, but one that doesn’t really entail much in the way of technology. Surely drills, piping materials, wrenches, etc. are all that we need to deal with plumbing problems, right? As you can probably guess, that is not where this blog post is heading. Even setting aside cutting edge technology used in appliances like water heaters, there is a lot more advanced equipment involved in plumbing than you may realize.

Today we’ll take a peek behind the curtain to fill you in on the ways in which professional plumbers may pinpoint the source of plumbing leaks in Las Vegas. Different scenarios will call for different approaches, of course, and that’s kind of the point. You want to work with a skilled, professional plumber so that you know your concerns and problems are being dealt with in the most appropriate manner possible. Remember to dial our number to guarantee this. 

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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 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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3 Tips for Protecting Your Home from Plumbing Problems

Monday, October 7th, 2019

sunny-plumber-vanIf you’re looking for some reassuring words about how you can completely eliminate the risk of problems developing with your plumbing system, then you’re going to have to look elsewhere. No, not because our plumbers are not very knowledgeable, and not because they don’t love to share their knowledge with our clients. The truth of the matter is simply that there is no such thing as a way to do so! You’re going to encounter problems with your plumbing system eventually, so it’s best just to accept this fact.

Now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk about what you can do to at least keep the problems that you’ll encounter with your plumbing system to a bare minimum. It may not be the 100% success rate that you’re looking for, but it’s what’s possible, and there’s something to be said for having realistic expectations! Just remember that you need to work with skilled, honest, professional plumbers in Paradise, and our Sunny Plumbers fit the bill.

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3 Common Plumbing Problems (That You Cannot Ignore!)

Monday, September 9th, 2019

sunny-plumber-doorwayWhen some people think of plumbing problems, they think only of the big ones. Ruptured sewer lines, slab leaks, flooded bathrooms, etc. While plumbing emergencies are not uncommon—and they cannot be ignored!—this does not change the fact that they’re not the most common issues that homeowners face. Unfortunately, they are sometimes the product of more common problems, because homeowners fail to take the initial problems seriously. Today, we’re going to look at common issues that are big priorities.

The worst thing that you can do for your plumbing system is to ignore an issue and write it off as being too “minor” to prioritize. Our Sunny Plumbers know from firsthand experience just how much trouble can be caused by manageable problems that went unmanaged and became, well, unmanageable. Keep the following information in mind, and remember that only professional plumbers in Las Vegas should be allowed to service plumbing systems. This is no time for testing DIY skills.

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