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

Water Leaks: Warning Signs to Look Out For

Monday, October 15th, 2018

technician-in-doorWater, water, every where—so goes the famous line from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Don’t worry, we are not doing a deep dive in Romantic Poetry here. Instead, we just want to point out that you can, indeed, have too much of a good thing. Ol’ Coleridge’s Mariner would have loved some potable water, sure. But you’ll find yourself wishing for a whole lot less of it if your plumbing system springs a leak!

Not only are plumbing leaks the most common problem that homeowners may face with their residential plumbing systems, but they are also among the most serious. Why? Because even “minor” leaks pose a very real threat to your property. This is exacerbated by the fact that plumbing leaks can simply go unnoticed for a long period of time. Today, The Sunny Plumber Corona wants to share some common warning signs of leaks with you, so that we can help you to avoid such damages to your home.

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Benefits of Video Pipes Inspection

Monday, October 1st, 2018

sunny-plumber-logoVideo cameras are a bigger part of our lives than ever before. Not too long ago, you need to put film in a camera in order to shoot video—okay, not too long ago relatively speaking. Then came the cassette video cameras that you could shoot 8mm video on without having to spool actual film. Digital cameras were not too far behind that. Now, we pretty much all have a video camera in our pockets, integrated into our smartphones and capable of capturing crystal clear images.

Chances are that you won’t want to shove your cell phone into a pipe or your sewer line, though.

And, if you did, you’d be probably be calling us to schedule professional plumbing repairs before long (and you’ll likely need a phone repair technician, too—good luck with that warranty!).

Why not skip the middleman and schedule a video pipe inspection in Corona, CA with The Sunny Plumber SoCal, instead? Read on to learn more.

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Let Us Take a Peak Into Your Pipes

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Wait, what? Like, you’re going to stare down my drains or something? Why would I want you to do that? Why would you want to do that? 

sunny-plumberWell, we are not just making the offer because we are dying to see what is going on within your plumbing system. We are making the offer because, as a quality plumbing contractor in Corona, CA, we know that our clients require a wide range of services. One of the most beneficial that we have to offer is video camera pipe inspection, which does allow our plumbers to take a look into the pipes that you use in your plumbing system.

The view may not be all that beautiful, but this service does provide us some very valuable insight—literally—into problems and potential issues with your plumbing system at large. As is the case with any plumbing service, it is always best to have a clear idea of what the issue actually is before going in and attempting to resolve it. That’s what makes the information gathered during this service so invaluable.

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Do I Need a Water Softener?

Monday, August 6th, 2018

sunny-plumber-logoFor the majority of homeowners, the mention of “plumbing problems” is immediately going to bring to mind burst pipes, overflowing toilets, and stubborn clogs. These are not the only types of problems that you may encounter with your plumbing system, however. Specifically,  you may run into problems with the quality of the water that courses through your plumbing system. The problems can be quite serious—even if they are not actually going to make you or anyone in your home sick.

Why? Because, even if they do not pose a health risk for your family, certain water quality issues can pose a health risk for your plumbing system! If you want to keep your plumbing system in prime working condition, for instance, you are not going to want to ignore problems with hard water in your home! We’re not talking about ice, either. Before we get into what, exactly, hard water is, we’ll tell you right up front that using a water softener in Corona, CA is your best solution.

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A Leaking Toilet Is a Big Problem

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

technician-in-doorThe toilet is something of a cornerstone in terms of your plumbing system. You may be able to get by with just a bathtub, as opposed to a tub/shower combo. You may not need a garbage disposal. You definitely need a toilet, though. Even those of us that enjoy toughing it out on camping trips in the desert will agree that you don’t want to come home to an outhouse situation! That is precisely why a leaking toilet in Corona, CA is of such concern.

If you notice that your toilet is leaking, you really should not be biding your time to have it fixed. There is a lot on the line here, including the cost of wasted water as well as potential damage to your property from that water. There is also the fact that you need your toilet to be fully functional, for what we think are obvious reasons. With that in mind, we’ve got a few tips for you regarding how to deal with this particular situation. 

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Kitchen Plumbing Problem Tips

Monday, July 9th, 2018

sunny-plumbersIf you are looking for a plumber that will tell you that you will never run into problems with your kitchen plumbing, provided that you schedule your kitchen plumbing services in Corona, CA with them, keep on looking. There is nothing for you to see here. Why not? Because honesty and integrity are what we have to offer, along with exceptional plumbing services, and the fact is that you will run into problems with your kitchen plumbing at some point.

When that happens—not “if” that happens—we are here to assist you and to get your kitchen plumbing system back on track. Sometimes that is actually as simple as giving you some pointers on how to avoid kitchen plumbing problems and how to resolve some basic ones that you may encounter. So read on, and remember that The Sunny Plumber SoCal is here for all of your plumbing needs, kitchen-based or otherwise. 

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3 Reasons to Call a Professional Plumber

Monday, June 25th, 2018

sunny-plumberEven the most ardent DIY enthusiasts need to realize that there are certain problems that they may face in their homes that will require professional intervention. In many cases, reaching for the toolbox rather than the telephone is going to land you in some serious hot water. You may wind up doing more damage than would otherwise would have developed, or you may mistakenly believe that you’ve done a job well, only to discover you barely scratched the surface just a bit down the road.

Today, we are going to discuss 3 instances in which you should definitely call a professional plumber in Corona, CA. We understand that the enterprising homeowner in you may bristle a bit at doing so, but trust us when we tell you that we only have your best interest in mind. Truth be told, we’d stand to make a profit by allowing you to make failed attempts to service your system on your own, and then swooping in to repair things when they’ve gone wrong. But that’s not what The Sunny Plumber SoCal is all about! 

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3 Common Water Heater Problems

Monday, April 30th, 2018

sunny-plumber-logoHere in California, the summer season can be very hot. Even here, though, your air conditioner is going to have an offseason. It may be a brief offseason, but it is a respite for that system nonetheless. This is not the case with your water heater. For this particular appliance, surely one of if not the hardest working in any home, there is no substantial time of rest. This system is used every day, throughout the day, for many different tasks completed throughout your home.

Considering how used to having bountiful hot water whenever we need it we are, it goes without saying that any problems with your water heater are cause for concern. When you need water heater repairs, you need to contact a professional plumber in Huntington Beach immediately. Of course, doing so means that you need to be able to recognize signs of trouble with your water heater to begin with. Here are a few common ones to be on the lookout for.

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Choosing the Right Sump Pump

Monday, April 16th, 2018

sunny-plumberWhen you own a piece of property like your own house, you obviously want to protect that property at all costs. That is why you have homeowner’s insurance. It’s why you have smoke detectors. It’s why you have a—sump pump? If you’re surprised to see that piece of equipment listed with such integral investments, then you really shouldn’t be. A sump pump is a vital component in any home seeking protection from the elements.

It does not matter if it’s due to heavy rains or if your plumbing system has sprung a serious leak. When water starts flowing into the lowest levels of your home, you need to be sure that you have a plan in place. That plan is as simple as, well, letting a sump pump do its job! We install and service sump pumps throughout the area, and we employ some of the finest plumbers in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Contact us today if you’re ready to outfit your home with a sump pump.

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Hire Professionals to Find Your Water Leaks

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

If you ask any plumber in Rancho Cucamonga what the most common problems he or she faces on a day to day basis are, we’re willing to bet that “leaks” would come up extremely frequently. Yes, the pipe is a relatively simple component. No, there are not moving parts or complex electronic controls in a basic pipe. No, that does not mean that your pipes themselves will never run into problems. Regardless of whether a pipe has corroded through, been damaged, or has a bad connection at a terminal point, you need to resolve the problem fast.

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There are a number of reasons why it is vital to work with a professional plumber when it comes to repairing leaks. Ensuring everything is up to code, guaranteeing that no further problems are caused in the process, and so on. One of the most important reasons, however,  is the fact that you need that leak to be located precisely and quickly. When you work with The Sunny Plumber SoCal, you don’t have to worry about us tearing apart your home just to find the source of a leak!

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