The Sunny Plumber SoCal Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

The Difference Water Saving Appliances Can Make

Monday, March 1st, 2021

shower-head-runningWhen you live in this state, saving water is never far from your mind. We face extended periods of drought and have seen some extreme majors come into play in the past years to reduce regular water usage.

While this is all well and good, we think you should know that there are some great ways to reduce your home water use on a regular basis. By taking steps to improve your water usage at home all year long, you can actually help to reduce the stress that the next major drought season might have on the area because, well, you are already prepared!

The approach we are focusing on to help you save water is, of course, upgrading your plumbing appliances.

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Signs of Subpar Water Quality

Monday, February 1st, 2021

sunny-plumberWe’d all love to know for certain that the water coming from our taps is of the highest possible quality. Just like we’d love to know that our cars would never break down, that our roofs would last forever, etc. Unfortunately, there is no way of knowing for sure if this is the case. Your car will break down. Your roof will need to be replaced eventually.

And, while we can’t say your water is of a low quality, we can say that you may need some help in improving its quality to make it as great as possible.

No worries, though. Finding that help is easy. If you’re reading this, then you’ve found it already! All you need is a Sunny Plumber in your corner, and you’ll be enjoying water of a higher quality in no time.

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Help! My Toilet Keeps Clogging!

Monday, December 21st, 2020

sunny-plumberClogging the toilet at work or at a friend’s house is a mortifying problem. If you’ve ever been in such a situation, you know the panic that sets in when the water starts to rise. While clogging your toilet at home may alleviate some of the embarrassment factor, it’s still not a situation you want to find yourself in.

And, if your toilet is clogging frequently, then you’ve got a serious problem on your hands. It’s a major inconvenience, and nobody wants to be grabbing the plunger every other day! Today we’re going to look into some common culprits of toilet clogs in Corona, CA.

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4 Tips to Avoid Plumbing Emergencies This Week

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

kids-messing-with-toiletThere is a chance that you are one of many people who is going to have loved ones come by for Thanksgiving this year. Enjoying the company of loved ones as safely as possible is all well and good but we want to make sure you are avoiding some of the troubles that can come with this holiday–plumbing problems to be specific.

Thanksgiving especially can see all sorts of plumbing issues when you really need your plumbing systems to be in the best shape possible. While not every issue is 100% preventable, using the tips we have here can greatly reduce your chances of needing to contact a plumber in Corona, CA when you’d rather be catching up with your family.

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Are You Using Natural Gas?

Monday, October 26th, 2020

sunny-plumberIf not, then you are really missing out. There is a lot to gain by using natural gas in your home. It is a very versatile fuel, and it is one that is also incredibly convenient. As is the case with any fuel, though, natural gas can be dangerous if it is not used properly.

The only way to guarantee that you are using natural gas safely in your home is to have it piped into your house by professional plumbers. And the best way to guarantee that you’re working with the right plumber in Corona, CA, is to schedule service with a Sunny Plumber.

Let’s take a look at some of the ways that you can use natural gas in your home, and consider some of the reasons why professional gas piping services are so important. If you need any more information, or if you’re ready to schedule service, just give us a call!

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Are You Wasting Water in Your Home?

Monday, October 12th, 2020

sunny-plumberHomeowners, even the most frugal of them, often turn a blind eye to high water costs. Sometimes, they’ve been paying too much for water for so long that they don’t really realize that their costs are abnormal. We’re here to tell you that there are almost certainly some ways that you can cut down on water waste in your home. The first is by simply changing your mindset.

You don’t need to be a professional plumber in Corona, CA, to understand the issue. Even “minor” leaks and inefficiencies are going to add up in the long run. So stop telling yourself that you can just live with it, that it’s not a big deal, or that you’ll deal with it next week. Instead, keep these tips in mind and take action. Cutting water costs is easier than you think!

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3 Common Shower Plumbing Problems

Monday, September 14th, 2020

sunny-plumbersEver see a movie set in a time before indoor plumbing was a thing? As in, filling a bucket of water. Heating that water over a fire. Dumping that water into the tub. Bathing before that water can cool down too drastically?

What a drag!

Keep that in mind next time you decide that a problem with your shower plumbing in Corona, CA is too minor to worry about. When you think of how much more convenient and hygienic life with running water is today, it will become instantly clear that no problem with your shower plumbing should be ignored!

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3 Water Treatment Systems to Consider

Monday, August 3rd, 2020

sunny-plumberDo you assume that your water is of a high quality? Why do you make that assumption? Because it comes from a municipal supply? Because it is treated before making its way to your home? Well, that may be true. But that doesn’t mean the water is still of a high quality when it makes it to your home! In fact, water can pick up a lot of undesirable pollutants en route.

Of course, you should never assume that your water is of a high quality if it comes from a private source, either. Private water supplies need to be tested regularly. This all begs the question of: what’s next?  Well, what’s next is giving our team a call! We’ll make sure that you have the right water treatment systems in Corona, CA, for your needs. There is no one system that does it all.

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3 Great Benefits of Video Pipe Inspection

Monday, July 20th, 2020

sunny-plumber-logoWhen it comes to your plumbing, there are a few jobs you can do yourself. Plunging a shallow clog, for example. Swapping out a flapper at the bottom of your toilet, if you’re so inclined. When it gets more complicated than this, it’s time to call a professional plumber. And stubborn clogs can be a lot more complicated than you may realize. If that plunger isn’t cutting it, or if the problem isn’t specific to one drain/fixture, let us know.

Why?

Because we’ve got the tools and training necessary to solve the right problems the right way. You can always trust a Sunny Plumber to show up prepared and with a sunny demeanor. One of the most powerful tools that we have at our disposal is video pipe inspection equipment. If you’ve ever struggled with a stubborn clog and have wished you could just see the thing, well—we can. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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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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