The Sunny Plumber SoCal Blog : Archive for the ‘Drain and Sewer’ Category

5 Things You Don’t Want To Put Down The Drain

Monday, March 15th, 2021

sink-drainDealing with a clogged drain in your kitchen is never pleasant. then can be smelly and stubborn not to mention it grinds meal prep to a complete halt. Thankfully it is possible to keep clogged drain incidents to a minimum. Using best practices can help you to keep your drains in better condition, avoiding those frustrating clogs.

We can provide tips to help keep your kitchen drains in working order and make things a lot easier for you in the future. Just make sure to come to us for help when your drains do back up instead of reaching for that chemical drain cleaner.

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3 Reasons Sewer Lines Get Clogged Up

Monday, January 18th, 2021

sunny-plumbersGetting back into the groove of things once the holiday season dies down can be tough. But die down it has. The decorations are down (a belated congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Holiday Lights Contest!), the wrapping paper discarded, and the workweek back to its regularly scheduled programming.

Hopefully you’re settling back into the groove well—and hopefully your plumbing is, too!

We understand that your sewer is probably not at the top of your mind when you’re celebrating the holidays, but this is actually a pretty common time to run into issues. We’ll talk about the reason for that below, as well as some other factors that can contribute to sewer line clogs.

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3 Signs You Need Sewer Line Services

Monday, November 9th, 2020

technician-in-doorNobody really thinks about their sewer lines that frequently.  Of course, they can’t help but think about their sewer lines when problems arise. If you do notice that there is a potential problem with your sewer line, it is always going to be in your best interest to resolve those problems as soon as possible.

And that means that you need to be able to recognize the signs of sewer line problems.

The good news is, these warning signs can be fairly obvious. The bad news is, they’re not all what you’d call pleasant. But hey, that just makes swift action more important, right? Be on alert for these sewer line warning signs, and remember that you want a Sunny Plumber on the job when it is time for sewer line services in Corona, CA.

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5 Common Culprits of Slow Drains

Monday, August 17th, 2020

technician-in-doorWhat’s the most common problem that most homeowners encounter with their plumbing systems? Probably slow-moving drains. Just because something is pretty common doesn’t mean that you just have to embrace it, though. Remember, slow-moving drains are going to become non-moving drains if you give the issue a chance to get worse. And when drains really get clogged up, you’ve got a potentially major problem on your hands.

And don’t just shrug it off as an inevitable part of using a plumbing system. Sure, there is no way to completely eliminate the risk of problems developing with your plumbing and drainage system. But that does not change the fact that a lot of these problems are due at least in part to human error. And, if nothing else, remember that contacting a Sunny Plumber at the very first sign of trouble is the best way to minimize any serious risks.

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3 Ways Sewer Lines Get Damaged

Monday, July 6th, 2020

technician-in-doorYou might run into sewer line problems eventually. It happens to the best of us. It happens to the best of sewer lines. Sometimes, life just isn’t fair like that. But, do you want to know a secret? It is possible that you are contributing to sewer line problems yourself. Or, if you aren’t currently, that you may in the future. How? By not realizing you’re doing so! There are actually a few simple ways in which you can avoid sewer line troubles.

We’ve got tips to help you along the way. We can’t promise that you’ll never experience such problems, though. No one can. Not truthfully, anyway. And if there is one thing that a Sunny Plumber is, it’s honest! So honestly, there is no guarantee of preventing all sewer line problems. But we can guarantee that keeping these tips in mind will help. So consider the following, and remember that we’re here to answer your questions.

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Keep These Materials Out of Your Kitchen Sink!

Monday, May 11th, 2020

technician-in-doorWhen you interact with anything as much as you do your plumbing system, it is easy to start taking the subject at hand for granted. As anyone that has dealt with plumbing problems knows, however, it becomes very clear very quickly that these systems should not be taken for granted. Ever. Why? Because any disruption to your plumbing system’s performance is going to result in a disruption to your daily routine! That’s why you need to be careful about what you put down the drain.

It may not sound like the most major concern, especially for those of you that have a good garbage disposal in place. Just keep in mind, however, that it’s not something as absurd as shoving a canteloupe down the drain that typically causes drain clogs in Corona, CA. Instead, it’s usually just putting reasonable amounts of the wrong materials down your drain. Garbage disposal in place or no, there are some things that are best destined for the trash barrel!

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How to Tell if Your Sewer Line Needs Service

Monday, February 17th, 2020

sunny-plumberIf we were to ask you how much time you spend thinking about your sewer line on an average day, well—we’d hope you say something along the lines of “what are you talking about?” Chances are that you give your sewer line very little thought, and we’re not really here to tell you that this is wrong. We are here to tell you, however, that you at least need to understand what the warning signs are that your sewer line is in need of service.

Trust us when we say that it’s best not to be totally caught off-guard by a sewer line in distress. The nature of your sewer line’s function means that any problems with it can devolve into not just a very inconvenient but also an extremely unhygienic situation quite quickly. By scheduling sewer line services in Corona at the very first sign of trouble, you ensure that you’re minimizing any such risks for you and your family.

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Clogged Drains: When Is There Cause for Concern?

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

sunny-plumberWe talk a lot about clogged drains on this blog, don’t we? There is a good reason for that, though. We keep talking about them, because they continue to be one of the most common and most troublesome of all plumbing problems that homeowners and commercial property owners encounter! When you stop clogging ’em, we’ll stop talking about ’em! Of course, that is not going to happen any time soon. And that is why we’re talking about them again today.

Our focus in this entry is going to be on when you should start to be concerned about clogs. Too many homeowners wait for their drains to stop up entirely before they go ahead and deal with the clog. Waiting for that to happen is truly never the right way to deal with the problem. Keep the following information in mind, and remember to get a Sunny Plumber on the case when your drains back up on you. Call today!

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Are You Contributing to Drain and Sewer Clogs?

Sunday, 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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Really? A Professional Plumber? For Clogged Drains?

Monday, 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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