The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Archive for December, 2015

Hydro Jetting vs Drain Snaking

Monday, December 28th, 2015

When it comes to drain cleaning, there are two main methods that plumbers will use: hydro jetting and drain snaking. Drain snaking is older than hydro jetting, and is more widely used. Hydro jetting has its own list of advantages, however. Now, when it comes to drain cleaning you probably aren’t going to be enacting either of these solutions. Still, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the kinds of solutions your plumber will use during drain cleaning. Let’s take a closer look at the two of them now.

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How to Catch Slab Leaks Early

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Slab Leaks are by far one of the most damaging and frustrating plumbing problems that you can run into as a homeowner. They are difficult to detect, often going unnoticed for quite a while before the damage they cause becomes apparent. Despite this, there are ways to make sure that any slab leaks in your home are detected early. Let’s take a look at the nature of slab leaks, and how you can catch them before they cause serious harm to your home.

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Why You Need Professional Grease Trap Services

Monday, December 14th, 2015

If you own a commercial kitchen, you know how much waste they can generate. One of the most destructive waste byproducts created by kitchens is FOG. FOG stands for Fats, Oils, and Grease. These substances are often poured down the drain in liquid form, but congeal into a semi-solid substance. FOG very easily clogs up the sewer lines that run from the building to the municipal sewer main, as well as the sewer main itself. This is why grease traps are required for commercial kitchens in many cities. Let’s take a closer look at grease traps, and why you need them professionally serviced.

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How Often Should I Have My Drains Cleaned?

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Drain cleaning is an important part of keeping your drain and sewer system in good condition. Despite its importance, however, most people don’t actually ever get their drains cleaned unless there’s a problem. If you want to make sure that your drains continue to operate to their full potential, you’ll need to make sure that they get the proper professional attention. With that in mind, let’s take a look at when you should have your drains cleaned.

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