The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog

Slab Leaks Are Serious Trouble

March 8th, 2021

concerned-womanChances are if you’ve lived in the same home for a while you have dealt with a plumbing leak or two. In most cases, you can get these leaks taken care of with a quick call to your local Sunny Plumber. But the story changes entirely when you’re dealing with a slab leak. Slab leaks are often harder to detect than leaks in other parts of your home. And, of course, this means major trouble since they have the ability to cause serious trouble for your home the longer they are left unaddressed.

You are likely wondering how you’d catch a slab leak and address it. We can answer these questions and provide the slab leak services in Phoenix you need. Our team can get your plumbing issues repaired in a timely manner so you can enjoy having great peace of mind again.

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When Does Your Sump Pump Need Repairs?

February 22nd, 2021

Does your home have a sump pump? If so, that system may come in handy one day protecting your home from water damage. While Phoenix isn’t exactly known for its wet, cold weather, there are times when it pays to have a sump pump. Specifically, when snow in the mountains starts to melt and leaves our area flooded. Sump pumps come in handy during these periods of flooding, to say the least, as they can handle the excess water and divert it away from your home.

You may run into a problem however if you need a sump pump repair in Phoenix. The question is, how in the world are you supposed to figure out whether or not you need a sump pump repair before it’s too late? We are happy to help you figure that out.

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What Can Cause Poor Water Quality?

February 8th, 2021

sunny-plumber-vanOh boy. So, so much. We’d all love to think that the water coming from the taps in our homes is of the highest possible quality, right? Sure, of course. But that simply is not the reality of the situation. There is definitely a solid chance that your water quality in Phoenix could be improved. That’s nothing to be frightened by. After all, there are a lot of water quality issues that are not going to cause serious health issues.

But some can.

So regardless of what your concerns may be, remember that our Sunny Plumbers are here for you. Whatever the problems you run into, we’ve got the solutions you need. Our goal is to ensure that you have the exceptional water quality we know you deserve. So reach out if you have concerns, and see what our water quality pros can do for you!

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When’s the Right Time to Replace My Water Heater?

January 25th, 2021

sunny-plumber-vanWater heaters are incredibly important appliances. They are used day in and day out. They heat water for showers. For doing the laundry. For washing dishes.

Yes, water heaters are incredibly important.

But even we’re willing to admit that they’re not the most exciting thing to spend your money on.

Regardless, you’re going to have to spend money on a water heater eventually. Even if yours is still relatively new, there will come a time when it is necessary to replace your water heater in Phoenix. Or, at least, when it makes the most sense to do so, even if it’s not broken down entirely quite yet.

When that time comes, you’re going to want to work with the pros on our team! Let’s look at some reasons why you might want to replace your water heater.

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3 Likely Places You’ll Run Into a Clog

January 11th, 2021

plumberAsk pretty much anyone what the most annoying thing about a plumbing system is, and they’ll mention clogs soon enough. For all of the technology that has advanced so far in this industry, there is still one invention and innovation that nobody’s pegged down:

The uncloggable pipe!

Truth be told, every plumber out there knows that this is an impossibility. No matter what the diameter, the materials, etc., if there is a pipe, someone, somewhere, will find a way to clog it.

Today, we’re going to talk about some of the most common areas where clogs develop in homes, why it might happen, and what you can do about it. And when you need drain clogs in Phoenix dealt with, remember that we’re the pros to call.

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How to Tell When You Have Hard Water

December 28th, 2020

sunny-plumbersDo you ever wonder about what’s in your water? Your plumbing system is a major part of your home, water comprises most of your body, and you can’t go long without it. It’s incredibly important so we understand how the thought of what’s looming in your water supply might cross your mind every now and then. That’s why we’re here to inform you about a common problem with your home’s water: hard water.

This is actually a problem that plagues most homes across the country. It’s especially abundant in our neck of the woods. Luckily though, the simple solution to this problem is a water softener in Phoenix, AZ. We’re here to inform you today and help you find the resources that you need for your home’s plumbing services.

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“Minor” Plumbing Leaks? Major Problems!

December 14th, 2020

sunny-plumber-vanEvery now and then, we’ll get a call from a customer who has a serious problem. And they’ll tell us that it all started with what seemed like a “minor” leak. And that’s why we want to remind you that there is really no such thing as a “minor” plumbing leak. At least, there’s no such thing as a plumbing leak that is minor enough to ignore. If you fail to deal with your plumbing leaks, trouble is coming.

Does this mean that all plumbing leaks are emergencies? No, of course not. There are obviously some plumbing leaks that are more serious than others. But that doesn’t change the fact that any plumbing leak is going to have negative consequences. It may not warrant a call for 24/7 emergency services, but you do want to deal with your plumbing leaks in a timely manner. Why? Well, that’s what we’re here to cover today. Schedule your plumbing repairs in Phoenix with us!

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Water Heater FAQ: What’s Standby Energy Loss?

November 29th, 2020

sunny-plumber-vanWhen folks start shopping around for something like a new water heater, they sometimes stumble across terms that they aren’t familiar with. If you’re looking for a new water heater in Phoenix—particularly if you’re trying to decide between a tank or tankless model—then one of those phrases you may have encountered is standby energy loss. You may not be familiar with it, but it is a major consideration if you’re trying to decide between these two types of systems.

Today, we’ll talk about standby energy loss, tank and tankless models, and more. Before we do, one quick reminder. There are a lot of great systems from many superb manufacturers out there. If you fail to schedule your water heater installation and services with qualified professionals, though, none of that quality will matter. You’re going to wind up with a system that won’t deliver the level of performance you deserve. Of course, that’s of no concern when you work with a Sunny Plumber!

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Holiday Hosting Can Overwhelm—Your Plumbing!

October 19th, 2020

plumberThis year more than ever, we’re hoping that each and every one of you is able to enjoy a safe, pleasant holiday season with those closest to you. Things may look a little different this year as far as planning goes, but one thing stays the same:

Hosting for the holidays can do a number on your plumbing system!

If you want to avoid problems that the increased level of usage can do to your plumbing system this holiday season, keep these tips in mind. And remember, a Sunny Plumber is never more than a phone call away. When you need plumbing services in Phoenix or the surrounding areas, you know who to call!

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How to Tell Your Toilet Needs Professional Help

October 5th, 2020

What is one part of your home that you really don’t want to be without? You might first think about hot water or cool air from your air conditioner, but take a moment to think about what life would be like without your toilet. It is likely that things would be much less convenient and much more … smelly … if you had to switch over to an outhouse again.

If there is a problem with your toilet, the reality is that you will need to get it fixed as soon as possible for the sake of your home function and your health too. To do that effectively and safely, you’ll need a professional plumber in Phoenix to provide those services. Here is how you know when you should contact us for help:

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