The Sunny Plumber SoCal Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Corona’

3 Reasons to Replace Your Water Heater

Monday, September 16th, 2019

technician-in-doorWouldn’t it be nice to invest in a water heater, have it professionally installed by a Sunny Plumber, and know for certain that that’s the last water heater you’ll ever need?  Of course it would be, but so would a lot of other scenarios that are just not possible. Even when you invest in a great water heater in Corona, CA, and even when a plumber of our caliber installs your water heater, it is only a matter of time before replacement.

Investing in great equipment, a proper installation, and routine maintenance will keep your water heater operating at peak conditions for as long as possible, but no appliance can truly last forever. Ideally, you’ll schedule your water heater replacement before you wind up with a system that’s broken down altogether. If you’re wondering when the ideal time to schedule your water heater replacement might be, wonder no longer! Keep the following information in mind, and be sure to schedule service with our team.

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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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The Problem with a Running Toilet

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

sunny-plumberIf there’s any plumbing fixture in your home you don’t want to have a problem, it’s your toilet. The good news is that our Sunny Plumbers are here for whatever plumbing issue that you may have, whether you need a toilet repair or even a toilet replacement—which we may typically recommend anyway if yours is over 20 years old.

There’s one toilet trouble, in particular, that doesn’t seem like an emergency, but given how much water it wastes, it could stress you out just as much as an emergency would. We’re talking about a running toilet. To learn more about this issue, read on! Then, call a professional Sunny plumber in Corona, CA!

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Why Stick with a Tank Water Heater?

Monday, July 8th, 2019

sunny-plumbersIf you think that all water heaters are created equal, think again! Sure, you may only be familiar with the old tank style water heater, but there are also tankless models that are well worth homeowners’ consideration. In fact, these tankless models offer incredible energy efficiency! So, just go with a tankless system then, right?

Well, not so fast.

The fact of the matter is that there is no single type of water heater that’s right for everyone. If there were, there’d only be one type of water heater to choose from, right? And while improved energy efficiency may sound like the obvious choice, there are also some areas where tank water heaters have the upper hand. Ultimately, determining which water heater in Corona, CA, is right for you can prove to be quite tricky. Fortunately, that’s where our Sunny Plumbers come in. Read on to learn more about why sticking with a tank water heater is a perfectly reasonable choice.

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What Can Affect the Quality of My Water?

Monday, June 24th, 2019

sunny-plumberSome people seem to think that the fact that they get their water from a municipal supply means that they don’t have to worry about their water quality at all. That’s not really the truth. We’re not here to instill a sense of dread in our readers, of course, but the fact of the matter is that there are a lot of different problems that may develop with your water quality, and for a lot of different reasons.

In today’s post, we are going to explore some of the reasons why your water quality in Corona, CA, may be lacking. While you are not in a position to install the types of systems necessary for improving water quality in most cases—not in a comprehensive manner, at least—having some understanding of the potential issues is still beneficial.  So read on, and reach out to a Sunny Plumber on our team if you think that your water quality is not all that is can be.

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What Is Standby Energy Loss?

Monday, June 10th, 2019

sunny-plumberHot water is one of the last comforts that most people would be willing to give up in their homes. We use it for so many different things throughout the house that hot water is really more of a necessity than a luxury. That level of need doesn’t really take the sting out of a particularly high energy bill related to your water heating, though. Why might you be overpaying for hot water? Well, one potential reason is excessive standby energy loss.

You may not know it by name but, if you use a tank water heater, you have definitely experienced some level of standby energy loss. There is a way to eliminate it entirely, but it’s not the right option for everyone. There are other ways to limit it substantially, too. More on all that below. First, let us just remind you that you cannot go wrong when it comes to water heater services in Corona, CA, when you call a Sunny Plumber to do the job.

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Call a Professional Plumber If…

Monday, May 27th, 2019

sunny-plumber-logo…you notice any of the following issues in your home! Just think about how much you rely upon your plumbing in Corona, CA, on a day to day basis, and it should become abundantly clear that you really need your system functioning at peak performance levels. Unfortunately, there is no way in which to guarantee that this is always going to be the case.

What you can do is minimize the risk of serious plumbing problems by scheduling all of your plumbing services with our Sunny Plumbers. Additionally, you’ll want to make sure that you’re scheduling any necessary plumbing repairs the moment that you notice something is wrong. Often we’ll encounter problems that could have easily been avoided had the homeowners in question scheduled service more promptly.

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Is It Time for a Brand New Sewer Line?

Monday, May 13th, 2019

sunny-plumbersWe admit that “a brand new sewer line” may not be the most exciting prospect. If this blog were about a “brand new car” or a “brand new career,” it may get the blood pumping a bit harder. Trust us though—if you start to run into serious problems with your sewer line, then your blood will at least be boiling! The sewer line in your home has a nitty, gritty job to do, and you need it to function flawlessly. Unfortunately, nothing, sewer lines included, lasts forever.

The good news is that our Sunny Plumbers are never more than a phone call away. If you suspect that you have a sewer line problem of any kind, we are definitely the professionals that you want to call. Even if you don’t need a full replacement, you’ll benefit greatly from having our pros figure out precisely what it is that you do need. So keep the following in mind, and let us know if your sewer line in Corona is raising a red flag.

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When Good Pipes Go Bad

Monday, March 18th, 2019

sunny-plumberWhen you think of system failures, you may think of things like motors or electrical controls that run into operational issues. That’s reasonable. Generally speaking, the more complex a system, the more there is to go wrong. That being said, there is no rule stating that simple systems and the components that they comprise cannot run into trouble, too. We certainly don’t mean to suggest that your plumbing system is simple, of course, but we will admit that individual pipes are not terribly complex.

The fact that a pipe is a fairly simple piece of the plumbing puzzle does not mean that you’re not going to run into trouble with your pipes, unfortunately. It is always a good idea to know some common signs of trouble to be aware of that will help you to catch problems with your pipes early on. You should also understand why it is that your pipes in Corona, CA, may run into problems to begin with. Here is some information to keep in mind.

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Tankless Water Heater FAQ: Is the Price Justified?

Monday, February 4th, 2019

sunny-plumber-logoAs is the case with so many “this or that” plumbing related questions, the only answer we can really give right off the bat is: maybe.  Yes, tankless water heaters have a lot going for them. However, there are also many reasons why tank water heaters are still so popular. Think about it this way—if one system were truly superior to the other in every way, and was always the best choice for any given situation, then there wouldn’t be different systems to choose from to begin with!

So, let’s a take a deeper look into one specific point of consideration when the time comes to buy a new water heater or to replace an old one: cost. You don’t need to do much in the way of research to discover that, yes, tankless water heaters do cost more than tank systems. In fact, the difference in cost is substantial enough to drive some homeowners away from considering tankless water heaters right away. We urge you to hold off until you’ve made a few more considerations, though, because a tankless water heater in Corona, CA can still make a lot of sense.

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