The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Archive for August, 2015

Signs That You Need to Replace Your Water Heater

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Water heaters are pretty sturdy, but they don’t last forever. You can extend the life of your water heater through maintenance and prompt repairs, but sooner or later you are going to need a new one. It pays to recognize the signs that your water heater is reaching the end of its lifespan so that you can replace it before it gives out on you. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some signs that you need to replace your water heater.

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Common Water Heater Repair Issues

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Water heaters are remarkably sturdy devices, but they can still develop problems and malfunctions over years of normal use. As with most home appliance issues, water heater problems will steadily get worse the longer they are allowed to continue. For that reason, it is a wise idea to call for repairs as soon as you notice a problem with your water heater. Let’s take a look at some of the most common symptoms that will warn you that your water heater has a problem.

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How Lime Scale Forms in Your Home

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Have you ever noticed a white, chalky substance building up around the head of a faucet or on the walls of a shower? That substance is known as lime scale, and it’s quite a bit more of an issue than simply being unsightly. Lime scale can actually be quite damaging to your home, specifically to the pipes in your home. If not dealt with properly, it can even cause a need to replace your pipes. Read on to find out more about how lime scale forms in your home, and what to do about it.

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Extreme Heat Threatens Closure of Arizona Food Bank Charity

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015

Goettl Air Conditioning saves the day by keeping charity open with timely donation of new AC units!

PHOENIX (July 13, 2015) – Goettl Air Conditioning, a leading heating and air conditioning company in Arizona, announced today the company donated two commercial evaporative air conditioners to Max’s Community Closet in July helping the charity to keep its doors open during the height of the hot summer months. The project, including the purchase and installation of the units, is valued at $12,000. Timing for the donation couldn’t have been more ideal as the store was facing closure due to temperatures inside the building exceeding 120 degrees making it unsafe for employees and the public. “After my wife told me about the store’s forced closure due to extreme heat, I knew I had to make contact right away”, said John Onorato, General Manager for The Sunny Plumber and Goettl Air Conditioning. Onorato quickly made contact with Max and his mother Lisa Hadsall, founders of Max’s Community Closet and together with Goettl company chairman, Dan Burke, arranged for the removal of the inoperative units and the installation of two state-of-the-art commercial evaporative air conditioning units. “Words cannot express how grateful we are. On behalf of Max’s and Extended Hands Food Bank, thank you! Your generosity has allowed us to continue to serve our community,” said Hadsall. “I am very proud that our team has rallied around our ‘Positive Impact’ initiative at Goettl. We endeavor to make a ‘Positive Impact’ on our customers, employees, industry and our community each and every day.  Helping Max’s Community Closet help others is the essence of our ‘Positive Impact’ culture”, said Kenneth Goodrich, President of Phoenix Peach LLC which owns Goettl Air Conditioning and The Sunny Plumber. Max’s Community Closet is a local nonprofit, charitable foundation selling low-cost new and gently used clothing, furniture and household items supported solely by donations. The non-profit store was created by 11-year-old Max Hadsall who had asked his mother, Lisa ‘what people who had to get food from the food bank did for other life essentials’. Having no definitive answer for him, Lisa encourage Max to talk to Pastor David Iverson who runs from the food bank and they helped him open the store. The operation assists individuals and families struggling to make ends meet in the Fountain Hills and surrounding communities and whose profits support the Extended Hands Food Bank. The facility is open to the public Fridays and Saturdays. For more information and to find out how you can help Max’s Community Closet and Extended Hands Food Bank visit

About Goettl Air Conditioning and The Sunny Plumber

Founded in 2012 by Phoenix Peach LLC, Goettl Air Conditioning is the premier provider of comfort services in Arizona’s competitive HVAC industry. The Goettl name has been recognized for excellence in heating and air conditioning installation and service since originally established by Gust and Adam Goettl in 1939. Now a trade name of Phoenix Peach LLC, the company’s highly trained technicians continue to provide excellence in customer service and technical expertise for both residential and commercial HVAC service and installation applications. To learn more about Goettl, please visit or, or follow the company on Facebook at and on Twitter at @GoettlAir. Founded in 2012 by Phoenix Peach LLC, The Sunny Plumber is a licensed and bonded plumbing contractor that proudly offers a full line of plumbing services throughout the Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona areas. The company’s experienced team of skilled plumbers and professional staff are all background checked and dedicated to providing excellent customer service. From basic plumbing repairs, gas lines, slab leaks, garbage disposals and grease traps to water conditioning, drain and sewer services, the bright and shiny repairmen of The Sunny Plumber are ready for the job. To learn more about The Sunny Plumber, please visit or, or follow the company on Twitter at @TheSunnyPlumber.

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How Often Do I Need to Replace My Water Line?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

If you have a home that was constructed after the 1950s, you very likely have a copper water line. Copper is the primary material for plumbing pipes, due to its longevity and resistance to corrosion. In fact, under ideal circumstances a copper water line will last up to 100 years. So you may think that you will never have to replace your water line. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case for some people. Let’s take a look at a couple of problems that can necessitate water line replacement.

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The Benefits of Trenchless Drain Replacement

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Practically all plumbing pipes installed since the 1950s have been made of copper, due to their longevity and resistance to corrosion. Under ideal circumstances, most copper pipes should last between 80 and 100 years. Unfortunately, that occasionally isn’t the case. Things like pitting corrosion, lime scale buildup, and tree root growth can all cause pipes to require replacement well before the 100 year mark. If and when you need to have your pipes replaced, you should consider trenchless technology as a solution. Let’s take a look at what trenchless technology is, and why you should consider it.

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