The Sunny Plumber SoCal Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Corona’

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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What You Can Do to Avoid Clogged Drains

Monday, June 11th, 2018

sunny-plumber-logoClogged drains are among the most common of all plumbing issues that homeowners may experience in their homes. In best case scenarios, homeowners may be able to resolve a simple clog just by using a plunger to clear it out. Things are not so simple all of the time, though. It is also possible that homeowners will encounter very stubborn clogs, or even clogs deep in the system that wind up affecting the drains throughout their homes. In such cases, professional drain services in Corona,  CA are necessary.

That being said, and while all clogs cannot be avoided,  there are plenty of very easy ways in which you can minimize the occurrence of clogs in your home. Keep these tips in mind, and remember that prevention really is the best course of action when it comes to drain clogs. No measures will be 100% effective, but it is definitely in your best interest to take whatever steps possible to keep clogs as few and far between as possible.

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What Can Cause Low Water Pressure?

Monday, October 30th, 2017

showeringIndoor plumbing is one of the greatest comforts and luxuries that we enjoy today — though we suspect that many people would categorize indoor plumbing as more of a “necessity” than they would a “luxury.” Regardless of your chosen terminology, the fact is that our plumbing systems play a major role in our day to day lives. It is precisely for this reason that any problems with your plumbing system deserve the attention of a professional plumber in Corona, CA.

Now, it is also important to note that you don’t need to have a flooded lower level or a toilet backing up into the bathroom in order to justify a call to a plumber. There are plenty of other problems with your plumbing system that you may encounter, and which may necessitate professional intervention. Low water pressure, for instance, is a problem that may not exactly seem like an emergency, but which should nonetheless be handled in a prompt and professional manner. 

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When to Schedule Repiping

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

copper-pipesChances are that you don’t really think about the pipes in your home all that often. This is because those pipes are usually reliable and do the job that you need them to do. That all changes very quickly, though, when you do run into trouble with your pipes. Modern homeowners are very dependent upon the proper operation of their plumbing systems. Any disruption to the operation of that system can be very, well, disruptive.

The good news is that many of the problems that you may encounter with your plumbing system can be resolved by a skilled, professional plumber. The bad news? Some problems cannot be resolved, while others really should not be resolved — at least, not with repairs. Just because a section of a plumbing system can be repaired does not necessarily mean that it should be prepared. In some cases, the best option to consider is professional repiping in Corona, CA. If this the case in your home, working with The Sunny Plumber SoCal guarantees a job well done.

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How Does a Septic System Work?

Monday, 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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Is My Gas Piping Compromised?

Monday, 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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Why Are My Drains Clogged?

Monday, May 1st, 2017

water-drainingBecause you depend on your plumbing system each and every day, and for so many different purposes, it is understandably upsetting to discover a problem of any kind with one’s plumbing system. This does not mean just leaks, either. While leaks in your supply plumbing are a serious issue and can lead to real trouble, issues with the drainage side of the system can prove problematic as well.

Fortunately — or as “fortunate” as can be when discussing plumbing problems of any kind — there are plenty of signs that all is not well with your drains. In fact, the most obvious sign of trouble — the clogged drain — is also one of the common problems! There are a number of reasons as to why you may encounter clogged drains in Corona, CA. Keep the following information in mind, and be sure to contact us if you have any concerns about your drains.

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Spotting a Broken Water Main

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

buried-pipeIt is impossible for most homeowners today to imagine living without their plumbing systems. Indoor plumbing makes our lives far more convenient and hygienic than they could otherwise be. Considering just how dry our geographic region truly is, having water piped directly into our homes via our main water lines is really a luxury that we often take for granted.

When something goes wrong with your water main, though, it becomes very clear very quickly just how foolish it is to take its performance for granted. For any number of reasons, your water main may be compromised. If and when this happens, it is always in your best interest to have your water main serviced as soon as possible. To do so, of course, you must first learn to spot the signs of trouble with your main water line in Corona, CA to begin with.

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Plumbing Repairs: The Problem with Tree Roots

Monday, March 20th, 2017

plastic-sewer-lineFor most modern homeowners, the idea of living without an indoor plumbing system is inconceivable. Every time you use the toilet, take a shower, run the dishwasher or washing machine, etc., you are counting on your plumbing system. Not only to deliver the water that you need throughout your home to the necessary fixtures and appliances, but also to drain the waste and wastewater away when the task at hand is finished.

Considering just how much we rely on our plumbing systems, it should be pretty clear just how disruptive any problems with these systems can really be. One issue that a lot of homeowners fail to see coming is damage and operational issues caused by tree root infiltration. 

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What to Keep Out of Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, March 6th, 2017

kitchen-sinkCertain appliances in your home you probably could not think of living without, such as your water heater. The garbage disposal in your kitchen may be more of a luxury than a necessity, but that doesn’t mean that it is any less important than any other system in your home — especially once you’ve gotten used to the incredible benefits and convenience that it has to offer. Unfortunately, many of the issues that we see with garbage disposals in homes are the result of improper usage. Don’t let user error lead to a damaged disposal in your home!

Here are a few tips about what to keep out of your garbage disposal, and why. Failing to keep these tips in mind can not only damage your disposal, but may actually compromise your drain or sewer lines themselves. Contact us if you require any garbage disposal services in Corona, CA.

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