The Sunny Plumber SoCal Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Corona’

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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Plumbing FAQ: What Actually Causes Leak?

Monday, January 21st, 2019

If we were to ask a sample pool of homeowners what a “plumbing problem” meant to them, we’re willing to bet that a number of them would immediately come up with “leaks.” It kind of goes without saying that the leak is the most common issue you may encounter with your plumbing, right? Between all of the different pipes and fixtures that service your home in your plumbing system, it only makes sense in terms of probability that a plumbing leak would be right up there. sunny-plumber

What fewer people really understand, however, is why plumbing pipes might spring leaks. It’s not like we live in the northeast or the midwest where frigid temperatures lead to frozen pipes bursting. So what gives? Well, there are actually a ton of potential causes of plumbing leaks. Like we mentioned above, it really is a numbers game. Probability dictates that you’ll eventually encounter a plumbing leak in Corona, CA. When you do, call the Sunny Plumber SoCal for prompt plumbing repairs. 

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Is My Sewer Ejector Pump in Trouble?

Monday, December 24th, 2018

technician-in-doorThe last thing you really want to run into problems with is the sewer side of your plumbing system. For very obvious reasons, problems with your sewer line or septic tank can really lead to some very unhygienic and hugely undesirable situations. There is another component that many homeowners rely on that can also run into problems, though. This is the sewer ejector pump. If the layout of your property means that gravity alone is not enough to get waste to the septic system, then you use one of these pumps.

The problem is that pumps of any kind, including a sewer ejector pump and your sump pump, are mechanical devices. Like any other mechanical device, your sewer ejector pump may fail. When that happens, the basin that your sewer ejector pump in Corona, CA pumps sewage out of can fill up. This is not a situation in which you want to come anywhere near an overflow scenario. Here are a few signs that you need to call The Sunny Plumber Corona. 

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