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

Is a Constantly Running Toilet a Serious Plumbing Problem?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

logoThis is one of the more common residential plumbing issues homeowners run into: the toilet flushes but then continues to run long after the water from the tank should have filled the bowl. Sometimes jiggling the flush handle will fix the problem. Other times it won’t. What causes this, and is it a serious problem that requires calling an emergency plumber in Las Vegas, NV?

There are a few different answers to this, and we’ll go over the different possibilities below. However, when in doubt, calling a professional plumber is always the best resource: you’ll get the answers you need and whatever service is necessary to fix the problem correctly.

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What Plumbing Jobs MUST Have a Professional Plumber?

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

sunny-plumber-doorwayWe understand that people want to find ways to handle household maintenance and repair jobs themselves, if possible. There’s nothing wrong with having a DIY work ethic—as long as you know the limits of what you and the tools you have can do. Doing repairs to the porch or fixing gutters is much different than handling electrical work. Or plumbing. 

Unfortunately, plumbing is a field where many people assume that DIY work can handle most jobs. A set of wrenches and few online videos, and there’s nothing a homeowner can’t fix with their plumbing. It’s not true, however. Except for several basic tasks, such as putting in new aerators for faucets, most plumbing services require a licensed plumber. Below we’re going to look at several plumbing jobs that you absolutely must call a professional plumber in Las Vegas, NV to handle. 

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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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Why Does My Toilet Just Keep Running?

Monday, November 5th, 2018

sunny-plumber-doorwayIt doesn’t take very long for us to get used to strange sounds in our homes. Sure, they might give the little ones some cause for concern,  particularly around bedtime, but for the most part it just becomes white noise. In many instances, this is totally fine. Houses tend to creak and settle over time. However, certain sounds really should not be ignored. This is the case with a running toilet. It doesn’t take that long for a toilet tank to fill.

If your toilet tank keeps running, running, and running, then you may need professional plumbing services to deal with the issue. It is also possible that a few moments of your own time can resolve the problem. Today, our Las Vegas bathroom plumbing pros are going to help you understand why your toilet may be running continually.  We’ll also help you to understand when it’s time to call the pros! The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas is here for you.

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