The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog

Why Your Water Heater Isn’t Working Right

October 18th, 2021

woman-in-showerWe know it’s the time of year for chills and thrills, but that doesn’t necessarily translate to wanting to take an icy cold shower. In fact, the lack of hot water in your home may send a different kind of chill up your spine because it means something is amiss with your water heater.

Thankfully, we can say with relative confidence that this isn’t the work of a poltergeist, just a plumbing issue. The severity of the issue is the real question that needs to be answered. What is hindering your water heater from doing its job? And is it repairable? We can answer these questions and provide the services you need to get warm water in your home again.

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How to Tell You Have a Sewer Clog

October 4th, 2021

light-at-end-of-pipeClogs are extremely annoying. They can mean long periods of time trying to use a plunger to get things moving again. Or they can mean hours, even days, without the use of certain parts of your plumbing system until you can find a solution. The situation can be even worse if you are dealing with trouble in the home’s sewer line, rather than just dealing with a clogged toilet or sink.

While a toilet clog can be removed with a plunger, this method won’t apply to a clogged sewer line. Neither will the use of a chemical drain cleaner purchased from a store. Our team is able to provide a solution that will work effectively in clearing out a problematic sewer line clog. But first, let’s talk about how you can figure out that a sewer clog is a problem you are facing.

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Low Water Pressure? 3 Potential Causes and Their Solution

September 20th, 2021

sunny-plumber-vanYou are washing your hands or taking a nice shower and out of nowhere the water just … gives up. Maybe it doesn’t stop completely, but it gets far weaker than before. Low water pressure is, unsurprisingly, never a good thing.

The question you need to answer is what might be causing the interruption in your water supply, and how to fix it. Of course, no matter the cause, your best course of action will be to contact a plumber in Phoenix.

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3 Reasons to Go Tankless

September 6th, 2021

logoYour water heater is a vital part of your home. Imagine trying to go a week without this system—it would be an uncomfortable week, to say the least. Having a working water heater in your home is important. Having the best water heater to meet your needs is even more important.

We want you to be able to consider all the options available to you when choosing a water heater—and we aren’t talking about the brand. What we are referring to is that you can choose a tank or tankless water heater based on your needs.

Let’s see if a tankless water heater is the right match for your home.

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How to Figure Out You Have a Leak

August 23rd, 2021

sunny-plumbersThink you have a water leak in your home? If so, it isn’t a question of if you are going to do something about so much as when. The only thing holding you back is potentially the question of whether or not you are sure that you really do have a leak in the house. This is a question we would like to help answer.

So, how can you figure out if you have a leak in your home? We can give you some warning signs to look for and provide the services that will provide a definitive answer so you can take the next steps to care for your home’s plumbing.

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3 Great Water Treatment Systems to Consider

August 9th, 2021

mom-and-daughter-kitchen-sinkPoor water quality can have serious consequences for your health. From causing gastrointestinal illnesses to effects on your skin, hair, and nervous system, drinking water with unsafe levels of contaminants can be harmful. Installing a water treatment system can prove helpful here. These systems remove trace levels of unwanted substances present in tap water and provide you with safe and clean drinking water. 

Which water treatment system in Phoenix should you choose, though? Here we discuss the three best water treatment systems available and how they work.

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Face the Flood Without Fear With a Sump Pump

July 26th, 2021

logoYou hear your phone going berzerk and go to check what could possibly be causing such a ruckus. It’s a flash flood warning. There is a thunderstorm headed your way which may lead to a flash flood in your neighborhood or in the surrounding areas. In most cases, people can brush off a flash flood warning, but you never want to be the person who ends up discovering their home takes on water damage.

Thankfully there is a way to avoid encountering serious problems should your home be in the path of a flash flood. The installation and use of a sump pump in Phoenix is going to help address those floodwaters, keeping them out of your house and preventing water damage in the process. Let us explain more about these systems and how they can help protect your home.

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Address Your Leaking Pipe ASAP!

July 12th, 2021

sunny-plumbersSummer has arrived, which is leaving most of us looking for ways to stay cool. Some of the best ways to keep yourself more comfortable in the coming months will involve water use: taking lukewarm showers, enjoying a day at the pool, and drinking lots and lots and LOTS of water.

Water is vital for pretty obvious reasons. It stands to reason that wasting water is a less than ideal situation, especially if it is happening in your home. For one thing, it drives up your bills. For another, it lets a precious resource flow away from where it is needed! We aren’t talking about the kids leaving the tap on while they brush their teeth right now though (we’d suggest stopping that habit either way). Today we are talking about the problem of wasting water via a pipe leak in your home. Here’s what you need to do to find it and stop it.

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The Importance of Drain Cleaning

June 28th, 2021

sunny-plumbersDo you ever wonder about everything that goes down your drain each day? Different types of grease and food particles get swept away when you are washing the dishes. Hair, soap, and all kinds of dirt also go down the drain and into your home’s plumbing when you are in the bathroom. When was the last time you cleaned the drain?

Failing to clean out your shower and sink drains regularly can lead to these things building up and clogging the drains. All that buildup can gradually clog the drains so much that it can wreak havoc on the sewage lines and plumbing. It’s crucial to schedule drain cleaning services routinely to ensure that clogged drains don’t end up causing a lot of damage to your house.

We will discuss the benefits of regular drain cleaning to help you understand its importance and why you should only hire expert professionals to handle this task for you.

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How to Tell Your Water Heater Is Struggling

June 1st, 2021

logoYou need your water heater to work to get you through your daily life. Imagine having to take cold showers all the time. Or imagine the impact a lack of hot water could have on keeping your home clean. You could try to get some hot water by building a fire in the backyard to heat it up, but we all know that would take a large amount of time … not to mention be incredibly dangerous.

Don’t run the risk of being without a water heater that can truly do its job. If your water heater is having trouble, reach out to the team at The Sunny Plumber Phoenix to get your water heater the help it needs.

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