The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Archive for September, 2015

Don’t Wait for a Drain Clog Before Scheduling Cleaning

Monday, September 28th, 2015

You probably don’t spend an awful lot of time thinking about your drains, but that doesn’t mean that you can ignore them completely without some consequences. There are a number of problems that can crop up with your drain system, some of which can be prevented by something as simple as routine drain cleaning. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need drain cleaning services.

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Why Your Home Isn’t Getting Any Hot Water

Monday, September 21st, 2015

If you’ve ever been in the middle of a hot shower and suddenly been drenched in freezing cold water, you know how very unpleasant it can be. There are a couple of reasons why your water heater may suddenly have stopped working, none of which you can really fix on your own. However, it’s always a good idea to know a little bit about how your water heater operates. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some common reasons why your home may not be getting any hot water.

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When to Call for Water Testing

Monday, September 14th, 2015

If you get your water from a municipal water main, you probably know that it undergoes quite a bit of treatment before reaching your home. Municipal water treatment is designed to remove any harmful substances from your water before you are exposed to them. This works well, but it isn’t perfect. Sometimes you need additional protection from chemicals or minerals that may have escaped municipal water treatment. You can determine whether or not you need additional water treatment by having your water tested. Let’s take a look at when you should call for water testing.

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How Often Is Pipe Replacement Necessary?

Monday, September 7th, 2015

We occasionally have people ask us whether or not they need to have their pipes replaced past a certain age. The older the house is, the more likely that this question is going to come up. It’s a fair question, but the truth is that in most cases people don’t ever have to replace the pipes in their home. This isn’t because plumbing pipes are invincible. It’s simply that they last a very long time. Let’s take a look at some of the times when you do probably need to have your pipes replaced.

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