The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Archive for January, 2013

Plumbing Tip: How to Maintain Your Drain System

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

If you are looking for Phoenix plumbing tips on how to maintain your drain system, contact The Sunny Plumber! Even if you have never had to experience a slow or clogged drain, maintaining your drain lines can help prevent these issues or other problems in the future. If you have an older plumbing system, or if you aren’t sure when you last scheduled a drain cleaning or professional maintenance service, call us.

Meanwhile, here are some tips on maintaining drain lines and recognizing problems early on before they cause a major backup or clog.

Running large plumbing appliances at once can be one cause of slow drains. If you run your washing machine or dishwasher, and other drains in the home seem to be draining more slowly, it could just be the extra strain of running larger plumbing appliances, or you could have other drainage problems within the home. You can try only using one large plumbing application at a time. In other words, try not to wash clothes and run the dishwasher at the same time.

Be sure to clean off any food items before putting the dishes in the dishwasher to prevent these clogs. Call for a Phoenix drain cleaning service if this doesn’t help. You may have a slow drain due to a clog or buildup deeper in the line.

If you have a garbage disposal, make sure you only put in items that the garbage disposal is designed to handle. Don’t put vegetable peels, grease, animal bones, or extremely large pieces of food. Keep in mind that coffee grounds naturally have oils in them, so throw them away or compost them.

The main sewer line can also be a source of a major clog. If there’s a break or clog in the main sewer line, call a Phoenix plumber. If you aren’t sure, look for wet spots in your yard, bad odors, and system backups. If your toilets back up often, you probably have an issue somewhere in the main sewer line. An occasional clog or slow drain is normal, but consistent issues could indicate a more serious problem.

Call the expert Phoenix plumbers at The Sunny Plumber for all your drain cleaning in Phoenix!

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Plumbing FAQ: Plumbing Services Available

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Sometimes it can be hard to know what kind of plumbing services you need in Goodyear, AZ. At The Sunny Plumber, we provide a huge range of plumbing repair and plumbing installation throughout the Goodyear, AZ area. We thought it would be helpful if we put together some of the more common plumbing services that we get called for from our customers.

Common Plumbing Repairs in Goodyear, AZ

It can be hard to know when it’s time to call for plumbing repairs in Goodyear AZ. Here are some of the more common plumbing repairs that we do.

  • Clogged drains – Obviously, a clogged toilet, sink or shower drain are pretty common. Whether it’s a piece of food in your garbage disposal or soap scum build up in your shower, the plumbers at The Sunny Plumber can take care of it.
  • Leaking pipes – Another common problem in Goodyear, AZ is leaking pipes. Not only can leaks cost you money in wasted water, they can also cause tremendous water damage to your home. But finding the leak is not always easy. The Sunny Plumber provides leak detection services that allow us to find your leak quickly.
  • Gas lines – In many municipalities, only a licensed Goodyear plumber can work on gas lines. The Sunny Plumber is completely licensed to work on gas lines in your home. If you need to reroute some gas lines in your home to a new appliance or from a kitchen remodel, call The Sunny Plumber today.

Plumbing Installation in Goodyear, AZ

When you need any kind of plumbing installation in Goodyear AZ, you should always call for a plumber. The Sunny Plumber has years of experience installing all different types of plumbing fixtures. From bathroom remodels and new toilets to new construction, our plumbers in Goodyear AZ have experience doing it all. Having a professional plumber do any kind of plumbing services on your home is always a good idea.

When you need plumbing installation or plumbing repair in Goodyear, AZ, make sure that you contact The Sunny Plumber.

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Plumber Tip: The Importance of Professional Plumbing Installation

Monday, January 14th, 2013

While most people may not realize it, the plumbing system in their house takes a real beating every day. Delivering fresh water to your home and safely disposing of your waste water is a huge task. With such an important job, you should have a professional plumber in Phoenix perform any kind of work on it. From plumbing installation and repairs to maintenance and replacement, the services of a plumber are always a good idea. At The Sunny Plumber, we offer plumbing services in Phoenix, AZ for all different types of plumbing fixtures and appliances. We wanted to help out our customers in the area by putting together a few of the benefits to working with a professional plumber for your installation needs.

Faster Plumbing Installation in Phoenix

With years of experience in the plumbing industry, plumbers are able to complete jobs faster. They don’t have to spend time figuring out which part goes where because they’re likely done the job in the past. This allows them to get in and out of your home very quickly. If you need to put in a new garbage disposal, why spend a couple hours doing it. Your plumbing can most likely get it done in much less time.

Safer Plumbing Installation in Phoenix

When you need to put in any new plumbing components or appliances, your professional Phoenix plumber can perform the job safely. In particular, this is critical with any kind of gas line work. Most municipalities or states require a plumbing license to work on any gas lines. The Sunny Plumber is completely licensed to perform any work on your gas lines in Phoenix.

High Quality Plumbing Installation in Phoenix

Finally, because the plumbing in your home plays such a huge role in your daily life, you want to make sure that any new plumbing is installed correctly. With years of experience and training, your plumber will be able to do the job right so that your plumbing works well for as long as possible.

When you need plumbing installation in Phoenix, make sure you contact The Sunny Plumber today!

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Benefits of Regular Water Heater Maintenance in Phoenix

Monday, January 7th, 2013

You may not realize it, but you use your water heart every single day. Whether you’re washing dishes, doing laundry or taking a shower, your water heater gets a lot of use. When something goes wrong with your water heater, it can be a huge inconvenience for you. That’s why you want to make sure that it works whenever you need it. Getting professional water heater maintenance in Phoenix is a great way to make sure that your water heater is working well. Just like your car needs regular oil changes and tune-ups, your water heater needs the same kind of attention. We put together and quick list of some of the benefits to regular, professional water heater maintenance. If you have any questions about this list, just give us a call. One of our trained and friendly Phoenix plumbers would be more than happy to talk with you. Contact The Sunny Plumber today!

Benefits of Regular Water Heater Maintenance in Phoenix

There are many benefits to getting your water heater professionally maintained in Phoenix. Here are some of them.

  • Greater efficiency – Whether you have a tank or tankless water heater, it uses a lot of energy to heat the water in your home. Most people are interested in reducing the amount of energy that they use in their home. Over time, your water heater starts to wear down and develop small problems. Those small issues reduce the efficiency of your water heater and cause it to have to work harder to heat your water. When you have your water heater regularly inspected and maintained by a technician from The Sunny Plumber, they will be able to detect those problems and fix them thereby potentially increasing the efficiency of your water heater.
  • Reduced repairs – Another very attractive benefit of regular water heater maintenance in Phoenix is that it can potentially reduce the need for costly repairs. We repair a lot of water heaters every year and one of the common problems are small issues that never received attention. With regular water heater maintenance, you can fix those issues before they need more expensive repairs.
  • Extended life – We all want to avoid replacing appliances for as long as possible. At The Sunny Plumber, we do a lot of water heater replacement jobs in Phoenix. Often, we see that a small issue wasn’t fixed and, over time, eventually destroyed the whole water heater. Getting your water heater regularly maintained can allow our technicians to detect and repair those problems before they cause catastrophic damage to your system.

If you need water heater repairs in Phoenix, contact The Sunny Plumber. We only hire highly trained plumbers who have experience working on all types and brands of water heaters. Call us today if you have any questions about our maintenance plan or if you’d like to learn more about the plumbing services that we offer in Phoenix.

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