The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Archive for May, 2015

Why You Need to Install a Grease Trap in Your Commercial Kitchen

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

If you have a commercial kitchen, you no doubt have a lot on your plate. Ha ha. Amusing puns aside, though, one of your primary concerns for your kitchen should be the installation of a grease trap. Don’t know what a grease trap is? Read on to find out why it’s so important that a grease trap be installed in your kitchen, and what can happen if it isn’t.

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Signs You Need to Replace Your Water Line

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Your water line, like most of your plumbing, is designed to last up to a hundred years. The copper pipes that comprise most modern plumbing are all but immune to rust, which is why they are used so often. However, they aren’t invincible. Sooner or later, all water lines will need to be replaced. If you happen to be unlucky enough to have it happen on your watch, it’s best that you recognize it right away. Let’s take a look at the signs that you need to replace your water line.

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Why You Need to Check Your Anode Rod Every Year

Monday, May 11th, 2015

If you use a storage water heater, as most people do, your water heater is in constant contact with water from the time it is installed onward. A storage water heater keeps a large tank full of heated water available at all times, just in case the need should arise. This constant contact with water should cause quite a bit of rust, which would eventually corrode the tank to the point that it ruptures. While that does occasionally happen, it doesn’t happen nearly as often as it should.

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3 Ways to Prolong the Life of Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Your garbage disposal is one of the best appliances around for making your time in the kitchen easier. Though you probably use it every day, when was the last time you gave a thought to keeping it healthy? Garbage disposals can develop problems just as easily as any other appliance, and some of those problems can shorten their lives. If you’d like to make sure that your garbage disposal lives as long and healthy a life as possible, read on.

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