The Sunny Plumber SoCal Blog : Archive for June, 2020

Have You Heard of Copper Pinhole Leaks?

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

sunny-plumberWhile the basic tenets of plumbing have not seen much in the way of major upheaval over the years, there is no denying that plumbing technology has seen a lot of improvement. This includes not only plumbing systems, like tankless water heaters,  but also plumbing materials in general. Today, the copper pipe is definitely a foundation of the plumbing industry.  It’s easy to understand why, considering how durable and long-lasting these pipes are. Unfortunately, they’re also often overestimated.

We’re not saying that copper pipes aren’t a great option, or that they don’t actually last all that long. We are saying that they are not the total solution to plumbing leak problems that some homeowners think they are. You’ll learn this the hard way if you grow overconfident with your plumbing system in Corona, CA. Today, we’re going to talk about one issue that copper pipes are subject to—copper pinhole leaks. We’ll also make sure that you know how to spot them.

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Benefits of Using a Water Softener

Monday, June 8th, 2020

technician-in-doorA lot of homeowners don’t really know what hard water is. Many homeowners that do know what hard water is assume that it is not really a problem worthy of much attention. Today we want to educate our readers on two points: what hard water is, and why it is absolutely in your best interest to take the problem seriously. While hard water may not pose an immediate health risk or anything like that, it is still highly undesirable.

There’s another point that we want to educate homeowners on as well, though. That is how you can actually solve the problem of hard water, and what kinds of problems can result from not solving the problem at its core. There are many issues that can develop as a result of hard water. The fix to the problem is actually quite simple when you work with a qualified plumber, like ours. So read on, and remember that we’re here for you.

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