The Sunny Plumber SoCal Blog

Why Is Hard Water a Problem?

September 4th, 2017

water-softenerThere are a lot of reason why one may hire a professional plumber in Huntington Beach, CA. If water is spilling all over your floor due to a burst pipe, for instance, chances are that you’ll be contacting a plumber as fast as those fingers of yours can dial. Or if your toilet is backing up with no signs of stopping — we’ll probably be hearing from you very quickly in that case. What about those problems that are a bit less obvious, though?

What about those problems that are insidious, and can negatively affect your home in a number of more subtle — but still serious — ways? Hard water is such a problem, and trust us. It is a problem. Chances are that if you have hard water in your home, you’ve at least noticed some of the more obvious indicators of the problem. Simply ignoring them because they don’t seem all that immediate in the moment is not what you want to do.

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How Does a Septic System Work?

August 21st, 2017

plumber-wrench-pipeA lot of homes these days are connected to a municipal sewer system.  There are plenty of homes that rely on their own septic systems rather than the public sewer system too,  though. If you are one of those homeowners using a septic system in Corona, CA, then you should have a basic understanding of the way in which this system works. No, you won’t ever be servicing the system on your own. Even so, basic working knowledge is always worth gaining.

When you do have any need for professional septic tank services, make sure that you schedule that service with our plumbers. We have plenty of experience working with septic systems, and we have the background knowledge necessary to work out the right pumping schedule for you. Hopefully, you’ll have no need for them, but remember that we offer septic systems repair services, too. Now, let’s take a look at the way these systems work in order to deal with the waste leaving your home.

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Leaky Faucets Are Big Problems

August 7th, 2017

baby-washing-handsCertain plumbing problems tend to go unresolved for longer than others. While we understand that something like a leaky faucet is not going to instill the same level of motivation as, say, a water heater that has ruptured and is flooding your storage area, we also need you to understand that there is no such thing as a problem minor enough to ignore. If you have leaky faucets anywhere in your home, you should give a member of our team a call to schedule professional faucet plumbing services in Torrance, CA.

As you’ll learn in the following post, having a professional plumber repair your faucets right away can benefit you in a few ways. While fixing leaky faucets may not be the most complex plumbing job out there, it is still one that we urge you to leave to the professionals. The last thing that you want to do is to complicate matters further by botching a DIY faucet repair or replacement on your own. Skip the internet tutorials this time around, and leave the faucet plumbing services to us.

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When to Call a Professional Plumber

July 24th, 2017

leak-under-sinkWe understand and appreciate the fact that many homeowners take great pride in handling projects around their houses on their own. However,  there is a lot to be said for knowing when it is time to drop the tool bag and to pick up the phone instead. In certain circumstances, all of the online tutorials in the digital world are not going to be enough to ensure that you complete the task at hand properly. When you hire our professional plumbers, though, there is never any doubt about it.

There are different reasons as to why you should hire a professional to handle many jobs. In some instance, you run the risk of damaging your property by attempting services that are beyond your capabilities. In others,  it just may prove impossible to do an effective job, and you’ll wind up running into the same trouble before long. When you are ready to hire a professional plumber in Long Beach, CA, make sure that it’s our number you call.

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Dealing with Toilet Leaks

July 10th, 2017

toiletFor many homeowners, the very mention of the word “plumbing” will automatically conjure up an image of the toilet in their homes. To say that the toilet is a very important part of any plumbing system is a pretty obvious statement to make. However, let us reiterate: the toilet is a very important part of any plumbing system. Why are we beating this nail on the head today? Because we want to remind homeowners that, considering how important their toilets are, they should never ignore any problems with them!

One of the most common problems that homeowners encounter with their toilets, like any other plumbing fixture or appliance, is a leak. However, there are many different types of leaks that may develop with one’s toilet. Some of them are pretty benign, some can be fixed by a homeowner comfortable with relatively simple adjustments, and some demand professional services. Keep this information in mind, and remember to leave your bathroom plumbing services in Venice, CA to us.

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Goettl Air Conditioning and Sunny Plumber Hiring throughout the Southwest to Accommodate Growth

June 28th, 2017
PHOENIX, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — One of the Southwest’s longest established and highest-quality HVAC companies, Goettl Air Conditioning and its sister plumbing services company, The Sunny Plumber are looking to hire additional employees to accommodate their expansion throughout the southwest.

All new employees will be joining a top team of professionals that take pride in delivering personalized and quality service aligning with the Goettl and Sunny Plumber brands to the residents of Arizona, Nevada and California.

The Goettl name has been recognized for excellence in air conditioning and heating installation and service since 1939. Offering a suite of HVAC services and equipment as well as indoor air quality services including duct cleaning, the company has experienced a 500 percent year-over-year growth since 2015 and continues to expand.

The innovative and well-respected brand is a sister company of The Sunny Plumber, a high-quality plumbing services company. In addition to solving a wide variety of plumbing problems, the company sells, and specializes in providing solutions to complicated sewer repair and replacement problems.

The two companies are hiring in upwards of 100 HVAC and plumbing technicians in Phoenix, Tucson, Las Vegas and southern California as well as customer service representatives for its call centers in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Tucson. Open interviews are being conducted at each office.

CEO and owner of Goettl Air Conditioning and Sunny Plumber, Ken Goodrich is a highly-regarded industry veteran whose core values are the standard operating principles that guide his employees and customer satisfaction.

“We live by our customers’ success, and our commitment to doing the right thing for them has never wavered,” said Goodrich. “We are looking for individuals who want to be a part of a growing industry, are invested in top quality standards and take pride in their work,” he said.

Recently entering the California market, Goodrich expects Goettl to double its business within a year and plans to become the market leader in each market that it serves.

The HVAC and plumbing companies offer competitive pay, a full benefits package, 401k, continuous technical training and an exciting environment. See what it’s like to work at Goettl Air Conditioning here: https://youtu.be/Gc2eAOPQ6pI.

For more information, visit the career tabs at www.goettl.com and www.thesunnyplumber.com.

About Goettl AC
Goettl Air Conditioning, established 1939, offers the highest quality AC and heating equipment and a full range of maintenance, repair and replacement services. Goettl operates in the PhoenixTucsonLas Vegas and Southern California areas. All Goettl technicians are background-checked, drug-tested and receive continuous technical training to make them the best in the industry. Goettl AC was recently named the “Best HVAC” company in the state by readers of Arizona Foothills Magazine’s “Best of Our Valley 2017.” For more information, visit www.goettl.com.

About The Sunny Plumber
The Sunny Plumber offers the highest quality plumbing services throughout the Southwest. All plumbers are experienced in solving a wide variety of plumbing problems including drain cleaning, leak detection, sewer line and garbage disposal repair. The company also sells, installs and services standard and tankless water heaters. All plumbers are background-checked, drug-tested, and receive continuous technical training to make them the best in the industry. The Sunny Plumber was recently named the “Best Plumbing Company” in the state by readers of Arizona Foothills Magazine’s “Best of Our Valley 2017.” For more information, visit http://www.thesunnyplumber.com.

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Why Schedule Scour Jet Service?

June 26th, 2017

pipe-filled-with-rootsIn a perfect world, you would be able to use your plumbing system each and every day, throughout the day, while knowing with certainty that you would not be encountering problems of any kind with that system. Here in the real world,  though, one just has to accept that this is simply not the case. There is plenty that can go wrong with your plumbing system, be it your appliances or your pipes themselves. That is precisely why it is so important that you have trained plumbers that you can trust to handle any issues that you may encounter.

Not only do we employ some of the finest plumbers in the industry,  but we also equip them with the tools that they need to do any job right. One unique service that we offer is scour jet service in Riverside, CA. Some issues develop deep within the drains in homes, or even out in the sewer line. With our scour jet equipment, we can resolve some of these problems in a very convenient manner with minimal disruption to your property.

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What Are the Benefits of Video Pipe Inspection?

June 12th, 2017

bubbling-drainHow is it that plumbers are able to diagnose problems with pipes that are hidden from view? This may not be a question that you find yourself asking with any regularity, but it does warrant some attention. Even when you spot signs of a leak, after all, the source of the leak could be very far away from the visible symptom. It is for precisely this reason that video pipe inspection in Torrance, CA is so beneficial.

When you encounter problems with your drains, or even with your sewer line, you don’t want a plumber coming into your home and tearing your property apart as he or she seeks out the source of the problem, right? Well, when your plumbers are equipped with video pipe inspection equipment — and have the skill and expertise necessary for using that equipment successfully — you need have no such concerns. Read the following information, and remember to leave the drain and sewer services to the pros on our staff.

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Is My Gas Piping Compromised?

May 29th, 2017

gas-meterOf all the resources available to homeowners in this day and age, natural gas is surely one of the greatest. After all, natural gas is a largely domestic product that reduces our reliance on foreign oil. It is very convenient, as it is piped directly into our homes and to the appliances that use it, and it is very versatile. Ovens and ranges, water heaters, home heating systems, and even clothes dryers can all make use of natural gas.

As is the case with any fuel source, however, natural gas can also pose a threat to your safety if it is not utilized properly. This is why only professional plumbers are allowed to work with natural gas piping. The last thing that you want to encounter is a natural gas leak on your property. Even well-installed gas lines and gas piping can be compromised, though. That is why you need to be able to spot trouble with your gas line in Corona, CA.

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Is It Time for a New Water Heater?

May 15th, 2017

question-markHow does one decide when his or her water heater is ready for replacement? Do you just wait until the water heater breaks down entirely, and your plumber says that there is nothing that can be done? Well, that’s a pretty clear cut case, isn’t it? Sure, but you really don’t want to wait for such an extreme situation to develop before replacing your water heater. Doing so puts you at risk for considerable inconvenience in your day to day life.

We have a few tips to help you to decide when to replace your water heater in Corona, CA, as well as why you may decide to replace a system that is still operational. For most homeowners, the expense of doing so is a considerable investment. Don’t rush into anything, and be sure to give us a call if you have any questions. We are happy to help you decide if a new water heater is right for you.

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