The Sunny Plumber SoCal Blog

3 Reasons to Replace Your Water Heater

September 16th, 2019

technician-in-doorWouldn’t it be nice to invest in a water heater, have it professionally installed by a Sunny Plumber, and know for certain that that’s the last water heater you’ll ever need?  Of course it would be, but so would a lot of other scenarios that are just not possible. Even when you invest in a great water heater in Corona, CA, and even when a plumber of our caliber installs your water heater, it is only a matter of time before replacement.

Investing in great equipment, a proper installation, and routine maintenance will keep your water heater operating at peak conditions for as long as possible, but no appliance can truly last forever. Ideally, you’ll schedule your water heater replacement before you wind up with a system that’s broken down altogether. If you’re wondering when the ideal time to schedule your water heater replacement might be, wonder no longer! Keep the following information in mind, and be sure to schedule service with our team.

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Are You Contributing to Drain and Sewer Clogs?

September 1st, 2019

sunny-plumbersWhen your drains and sewer line are working properly, you probably don’t give them a moment’s thought. It’s only when something goes wrong that you pay attention and, even then, you may be willing to write off problems as being “minor” enough to ignore. This is one of the worst things that you can do for your plumbing system, and for your property in general. We say one of, because ignoring problems still isn’t quite as bad as contributing to them yourself.

Of course, most homeowners don’t willingly contribute to clogged drains and sewer lines in Corona, CA. No, they unwittingly do so—and you may, too. Today, we’re going to be covering some of the ways in which homeowners can promote clogged drains and sewer lines in their homes and on their properties, and what you can do to avoid such accidental self-sabotage moving forward. As always, reach out to our Sunny Plumbers with any questions that you may have. 

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Okay, Where Is That Leak?

August 19th, 2019

sunny-plumberIf there is one thing about your plumbing system that can really prove frustrating, it’s the fact that, well—it can spring leaks. And, while there are a lot of different things that can prove frustrating about a plumbing leak, near the top of that list is the fact that—the source of the leak can be so hard to find! In a perfect world, there’d be no leaks. In a slightly less perfect world, leaks would be very easy to pinpoint.

In the real world, leaks happen and their source is not always obvious. The good news here is that The Sunny Plumber is here! Even plumbers of our caliber cannot make it so that your plumbing system is 100% reliable—that’s just not possible. What we can do is ensure that your plumbing system has as few issues as possible. And, when you alert us to problems early on, we can intervene in a timely manner and resolve them promptly!

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Really? A Professional Plumber? For Clogged Drains?

August 5th, 2019

sunny-plumber-logoYes—really! We know that there are certain plumbing issues homeowners wouldn’t dream of touching on their own—such as ruptured main water lines or sewer lines. However, there are a lot of plumbing problems that homeowners consider to be rather “minor,” only to learn the hard way that professional plumbing services could have saved them a lot of time, money, and headache. That is the case with clogged drains. Today, we’ll talk about why you want professionals on the job.

Just remember that not all “professionals” are equal. Some, in fact, really push the limits of what you could consider professionalism! When you hire a Sunny Plumber to help you deal with your clogged drain issues, however, you can count on nothing short of the most professional response and the most lasting results. Be it a burst sewer line or something “minor”—not our take—like clogged drains, we always bring our best to every service that we complete.

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The Problem with a Running Toilet

July 22nd, 2019

sunny-plumberIf there’s any plumbing fixture in your home you don’t want to have a problem, it’s your toilet. The good news is that our Sunny Plumbers are here for whatever plumbing issue that you may have, whether you need a toilet repair or even a toilet replacement—which we may typically recommend anyway if yours is over 20 years old.

There’s one toilet trouble, in particular, that doesn’t seem like an emergency, but given how much water it wastes, it could stress you out just as much as an emergency would. We’re talking about a running toilet. To learn more about this issue, read on! Then, call a professional Sunny plumber in Corona, CA!

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Why Stick with a Tank Water Heater?

July 8th, 2019

sunny-plumbersIf you think that all water heaters are created equal, think again! Sure, you may only be familiar with the old tank style water heater, but there are also tankless models that are well worth homeowners’ consideration. In fact, these tankless models offer incredible energy efficiency! So, just go with a tankless system then, right?

Well, not so fast.

The fact of the matter is that there is no single type of water heater that’s right for everyone. If there were, there’d only be one type of water heater to choose from, right? And while improved energy efficiency may sound like the obvious choice, there are also some areas where tank water heaters have the upper hand. Ultimately, determining which water heater in Corona, CA, is right for you can prove to be quite tricky. Fortunately, that’s where our Sunny Plumbers come in. Read on to learn more about why sticking with a tank water heater is a perfectly reasonable choice.

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What Can Affect the Quality of My Water?

June 24th, 2019

sunny-plumberSome people seem to think that the fact that they get their water from a municipal supply means that they don’t have to worry about their water quality at all. That’s not really the truth. We’re not here to instill a sense of dread in our readers, of course, but the fact of the matter is that there are a lot of different problems that may develop with your water quality, and for a lot of different reasons.

In today’s post, we are going to explore some of the reasons why your water quality in Corona, CA, may be lacking. While you are not in a position to install the types of systems necessary for improving water quality in most cases—not in a comprehensive manner, at least—having some understanding of the potential issues is still beneficial.  So read on, and reach out to a Sunny Plumber on our team if you think that your water quality is not all that is can be.

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What Is Standby Energy Loss?

June 10th, 2019

sunny-plumberHot water is one of the last comforts that most people would be willing to give up in their homes. We use it for so many different things throughout the house that hot water is really more of a necessity than a luxury. That level of need doesn’t really take the sting out of a particularly high energy bill related to your water heating, though. Why might you be overpaying for hot water? Well, one potential reason is excessive standby energy loss.

You may not know it by name but, if you use a tank water heater, you have definitely experienced some level of standby energy loss. There is a way to eliminate it entirely, but it’s not the right option for everyone. There are other ways to limit it substantially, too. More on all that below. First, let us just remind you that you cannot go wrong when it comes to water heater services in Corona, CA, when you call a Sunny Plumber to do the job.

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Call a Professional Plumber If…

May 27th, 2019

sunny-plumber-logo…you notice any of the following issues in your home! Just think about how much you rely upon your plumbing in Corona, CA, on a day to day basis, and it should become abundantly clear that you really need your system functioning at peak performance levels. Unfortunately, there is no way in which to guarantee that this is always going to be the case.

What you can do is minimize the risk of serious plumbing problems by scheduling all of your plumbing services with our Sunny Plumbers. Additionally, you’ll want to make sure that you’re scheduling any necessary plumbing repairs the moment that you notice something is wrong. Often we’ll encounter problems that could have easily been avoided had the homeowners in question scheduled service more promptly.

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Is It Time for a Brand New Sewer Line?

May 13th, 2019

sunny-plumbersWe admit that “a brand new sewer line” may not be the most exciting prospect. If this blog were about a “brand new car” or a “brand new career,” it may get the blood pumping a bit harder. Trust us though—if you start to run into serious problems with your sewer line, then your blood will at least be boiling! The sewer line in your home has a nitty, gritty job to do, and you need it to function flawlessly. Unfortunately, nothing, sewer lines included, lasts forever.

The good news is that our Sunny Plumbers are never more than a phone call away. If you suspect that you have a sewer line problem of any kind, we are definitely the professionals that you want to call. Even if you don’t need a full replacement, you’ll benefit greatly from having our pros figure out precisely what it is that you do need. So keep the following in mind, and let us know if your sewer line in Corona is raising a red flag.

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