The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog

Are You Ready to Replace Your Water Heater?

July 15th, 2019

logoIf you’re anything like most homeowners, and your water current water heater is not currently pouring hot water all over the floor, then your answer to the question posed in the title was probably something like “Nah, I’m good.” Are you really, though? As is the case with any mechanical system, you don’t really want to wait for your water heater to give out on you entirely before you replace it. It’s much better to get a new system in place before that happens.

All of this begs the question, then, of when exactly you should be replacing your water heater in Maricopa, AZ. We’ll explore that further in the following post. First, let us gently remind you that a water heater replacement is not the type of job that you can handle on your own, nor should you entrust it to just anyone with a tool bag. Hire trained, professional plumbers—the sunnier, the better, we always say!

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When to Call a Professional Plumber

July 1st, 2019

sunny-plumbersAre you a DIY enthusiast? Good for you! There are a lot of jobs around the house that a bit of research and some good old fashioned elbow grease can handle. The most successful DIY-ers, however, are those that work within their limits. Simply put, you’re not qualified to handle everything in your house. Heck, neither are we. Of course, when plumbing issues come up, we can handle those ourselves. Why?

Because we’re professional plumbers, of course!

If you’re not a professional plumber, then one of those limitations we mentioned above is certainly related to your plumbing system. There are obviously some plumbing tasks that you can handle on your own. Professional or not, you don’t need us to come and try to plunge your toilet. However, too many homeowners feel comfortable fiddling with their plumbing systems in ways that they wouldn’t with, say, their electrical systems. So today we’re taking a look at times when you should call a professional plumber in Phoenix, AZ.

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Stop! That Might Clog a Drain!

June 17th, 2019

plumberWhen it comes to choosing a plumber in Phoenix, you obviously want to ensure that you’re working with a skilled professional who will resolve any problems that you encounter entirely. If you ask us, however, one of the differences between a good plumber and a great plumber is helping homeowners to understand how they can avoid problems in the first place. And if there’s one thing you should know about our Sunny Plumbers, is that greatness is a prerequisite!

That is why we want to share some helpful tips with you about how you can avoid clogged drains in your home. Is there any way in which to guarantee that you’ll never run into problems with your plumbing system? No. Frankly, that’s impossible. If anyone tells you that they have such a secret, find a new plumber. Will keeping these tips in mind help you to avoid problems with clogs as much as possible? You bet! So read on.

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Common Plumbing Issues (And Why You Can’t Ignore Them!)

June 3rd, 2019

sunny-plumber-vanThere is a misconception that is far too prevalent among homeowners that common problems are not serious problems, as if their common nature means they cannot cause serious issues. This is flawed thinking, if you ask us. After all, the common cold is, well, common—but it can also prove to be quite debilitating! Today we’ll take a look at some common plumbing problems that you may encounter, and the reasons why you cannot afford to deprioritize them.

Keep in mind that these common problems also don’t mean that they have easy fixes. In almost every scenario, hiring a professional plumber in Phoenix, AZ, is necessary to have a plumbing issue resolved successfully. “Good enough” shouldn’t be in your vocabulary when it comes to your plumbing system and the overall quality of its operation. So read on, reach out with any questions that you may have, and remember that our Sunny Plumbers are never more than a phone call away.

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3 Reasons for Heating Water the Tankless Way

May 20th, 2019

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Options. We love’em. Nobody wants to be told that there is only one right way of doing something, and this extends to something as basic as heating water for use throughout your home. If you are serious about heating water the way that most benefits you, then you need to choose the right water heater in Queen Creek for your individual needs and user preferences.  More and more, this is leading homeowners to choose tankless water heaters.

There was a time, and not really that long ago, when the tank water heater and water heaters in general were more or less synonymous. Today, however, homeowners are savvier and are willing to do more research and ask more questions before choosing the type of water heater that they’ll use in their homes. If you’re currently thinking about your next step toward a water heater installation or replacement, keep these benefits of tankless systems in mind.

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Why Use Natural Gas in My Home?

May 6th, 2019

sunny-plumbersEvery now and then we like to remind homeowners why it is so important to use natural gas safely in their homes, and why all natural gas piping services in Phoenix, AZ, must be handled by skilled, trained professionals.

In today’s post, however, we want to cover why it is that you might choose to use natural gas in your home, period! Natural gas is an incredible resource, and not just in those areas where the frigid winter temperatures demand regular, consistent heating—a concern that we really don’t have around here.

Before we get into that, of course, we do want to remind you one last time—if you didn’t click that link above to read our previous post—that natural gas can be dangerous if it is not distributed throughout your home and used properly. You won’t have to worry about that when you work with a Sunny Plumber, though. We employ some of the most skilled professionals in the industry, and we’re happy to help you enjoy all of the benefits that natural gas has to offer.

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Main Water Line Red Flags

April 22nd, 2019

plumberIn the most basic of terms, your plumbing system is responsible for getting potable water into your home and for getting waste and wastewater out of your home. There’s a lot more to it than that, of course, but the fundamental function is there. If you’re having trouble of any kind with either of these facets of your plumbing system’s operation, then you really have no time to waste. In the event that you’re having trouble with water delivery, a main water line problem could be at play.

We cannot stress enough just how detrimental such a problem can be for you and your property. That is why we want to use today’s post to educate you a bit on potential warning signs of trouble with your main water line in Scottsdale, AZ. The sooner that you’re able to recognize any such problems with your plumbing system and your main water line, the better. And remember, our Sunny Plumbers are never more than a phone call away.

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Are You Struggling with Low Water Pressure?

April 8th, 2019

sunny-plumber-vanIf so, then now is the time to act. But what’s the next step? Well, we cannot really tell you that until we’ve figured out the precise reason for your low water pressure issue. Like pretty much any other plumbing problem, the underlying cause of this issue could be any number of situations. A professional plumber is not only able to resolve problems successfully, but can diagnose them accurately in the first place. That’s where our Sunny Plumbers come in.

Low water pressure is one of those tricky problems that really is not an “emergency” by any stretch of the imagination. Until it becomes one, that is! Trust us, it is always best to deal with any plumbing problems promptly, no matter how “minor” you may think that problem is. And low water pressure in Maricopa is not just an inconvenience that you need to put up with any longer. So strap in, explore some potential causes of this problem, and dial our number when you’re ready for service.

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Is Your Water Quality All That You Deserve?

March 25th, 2019

logoA lot of homeowners have water of a quality that at least doesn’t raise any major red flags. If you ask our Sunny Plumbers, however, “good enough” shouldn’t be in your vocabulary when it comes to your water quality. That is why we offer a comprehensive selection of water treatment systems in Queen Creek and throughout the Phoenix area. Whatever the problem with your water quality may be, we’ll find the solution that the problem demands to improve matters.

That begs the question of what you should look for, though. Not only that, but “looking” just is not enough when it comes to recognizing problems with your water quality. Not sure what that really means? Then this is the blog post for you! Read on, and be sure to reach out to a member of our team if you notice any of these warning signs in your home. With our help, you’ll have water of the quality that you truly deserve.

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Why You Should Have a Sump Pump Installed

March 11th, 2019

sunny-plumbersArizona is obviously not known for being a particularly wet state. We don’t get a whole lot of snow that can melt rapidly and lead to flooding. So why worry about water collecting in the lowest levels of our home? Well, because we willingly bring water into our homes through our plumbing systems, right? And we do get some rain. And, frankly, you just never know when something is going to go wrong. A dry climate doesn’t mean that you should leave your home vulnerable.

That is why we strongly recommend the installation of a sump pump in Maricopa, AZ. With a sump pump, you can protect your home from the problems caused by water damage, which can extend well beyond the actual water damage itself! The best part is that you don’t even have to think about it. But we’re getting a little ahead of ourselves. So let’s dive in, take a closer look at sump pumps, and get your home protected.

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