The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas Blog : Posts Tagged ‘water quality’

How a Water Softener Can Benefit You

Monday, November 4th, 2019

sunny-plumber-doorwayFor a lot of homeowners, the phrase “plumbing problems” will conjure up images of leaking pipes, overflowing toilets, and clogged drains. And that’s totally reasonable, because all of those are indeed plumbing problems that you most likely will encounter at some point. However, here’s the thing—not all plumbing problems are going to be quite so obvious. In fact, you may well have a plumbing problem in your home right now that you’re not currently aware of. You may have hard water!

Now, hard water is not exactly a problem that is going to have an immediate impact on you or your plumbing system. Does that mean that you don’t need to prioritize the resolution of this issue, though? Of course not. Because, eventually, the consequences of hard water will come into stark relief. The good news is that we install and service whole-house water softeners in Las Vegas, so you need only call our Sunny Plumbers to have the problem resolved completely!

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Common Signs of Poor Water Quality

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

sunny-plumber-vanThere are a few misconceptions that some homeowners share when it comes to their plumbing systems and the water that they deliver throughout their homes. The first is that only situations like leaks or a broken down water heater are “real” plumbing problems. Another is that the water coming from their taps is “good enough,” and that there is no real need or opportunity for improvement. We’re going to dispel both of these beliefs and misconceptions in today’s blog post.

First of all, there is almost always room for improvement when it comes to the water in almost all homes. Secondly, any problems with your water quality, no matter how “minor” you may think they are, are serious and call for professional attention. Don’t put up with subpar water quality any longer. We have some tips to help you spot the signs of poor water quality in your home, and we’re here to help you understand your options for improving that water quality, too.

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Why Hard Water Is a Serious Problem

Monday, March 11th, 2019

logoIf you were to hear that there is something in your water just waiting to do serious harm to your health then, chances are, you would immediately start taking measures to protect yourself against that something. If you hear that there’s something in your water that isn’t really going to affect your health, but…well, you might start to fade out a little bit. Look, we really are not alarmists around here.

However, we also really need to stress the fact that, yes, hard water is something that you need to take seriously. It is not going to make you sick the way that water with biological pollutants or certain chemicals in it might. But, and this is a big one—hard water is going to have a negative effect on your plumbing system and, in many ways, your life affected by your plumbing system. But why be so vague? Let’s dive into the topic and discover some more!

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Should I Be Using a Water Softener?

Monday, June 18th, 2018

logoEvery now and then homeowners hear a phrase or the mention of an appliance that they don’t have, and the panic sets in. Uh oh, they may think, should I have been using this all along? What kind of damage have I unwittingly done? Has my health suffered? In the case of hard water, let us clear up that last point right away. No, hard water is not going to do you bodily harm, even if you’ve been unknowingly dealing with it for some time.

Does this mean that you should continue to let the problem stand? Of course not! Why not? Because, while hard water may not pose a health threat in the way that microbial contaminants may, it can still cause a whole host of problems around the house and for your plumbing system in particular. So, if you’re not sure if you have hard water or what that even means, this is the post for you! Remember to schedule your plumbing services in Las Vegas, NV with The Sunny Plumber. 

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Commercial Plumbing FAQ: Is My Water Quality Poor?

Monday, November 20th, 2017

waterCommercial plumbing systems serve a lot of functions. Obviously, they are used more heavily than residential plumbing systems are. That is why you need a professional commercial plumber to handle any services that your commercial plumbing in Las Vegas, NV may need. Among these services are those dealing with water quality. No matter what type of business you conduct in your commercial property, you want to be sure that your water supply is not tainted.

There is a whole lot that can go wrong with your commercial building’s water quality. While some problems may be specific to the area in which that system is installed, others may be affected by your property and your system materials themselves. Whatever the case, and whatever you use that water for, you want to have it cleaned up as soon as possible. The professional commercial plumbers at The Sunny Plumber Las Vegas are here to help. We will make sure that you have the right solutions for your water quality conundrum!

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Which Water Treatment System Do I Need?

Monday, June 19th, 2017

under-sink-water-treatmentDo you think that your water coming from a public water supply is guaranteed to be of great quality? If so, then this post is for you. Most people using private water supplies — hopefully — realize that they need to have that water tested and that they may need to treat it to make it safe for consumption. Fewer homeowners realize that their pretreated water from the public supply may be of less than ideal quality, though.

In addition to the issue that your water may be of subpar quality is the fact that there are a number of different problems that can negatively affect your water quality. If you want to successfully treat your water in order to get its quality up to where it belongs, then you need to be certain that you are using the right water treatment system(s) in Paradise, NV. Our plumbers will assess your situation and ensure that this is the case.

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