The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Archive for April, 2016

The Benefits of Sump Pumps

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Flooding is not something that you need to worry about all that much in Arizona. At least, not the kind that will submerge your house. However, it is still quite possible for parts of your home to flood under certain circumstances. This is especially possible for areas that are located below ground level, like crawl spaces and basements. Even a small amount of water damage can cost thousands of dollars to fix. It’s a good idea to take steps to protect those areas from flooding damage. Read on for information about sump pumps, and how they can protect your home from flooding damage.

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How to Tell if You Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Plumbing leaks are a pain to deal with, for a number of reasons. Putting aside for a moment the fact that they can cause thousands of dollars’ worth of water damage, they are also typically very difficult to detect. Most homeowners don’t even realize that they have a plumbing problem until it’s too late to prevent the majority of the damage. If you know what to look for, though, you can detect certain signs of a plumbing problem early. Let’s take a look at how you can detect plumbing leaks before they cause too much damage.

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What Does It Mean When My Faucets Alternate Between Hot and Cold Water?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Have you ever been taking a warm shower and suddenly been hit with a blast of cold water? It’s certainly an unpleasant issue, but one that tends to be limited to one specific cause. If you have this problem, you should call for a plumber to examine your water heater for you. While you’re waiting, let’s go over why this happens in the first place.

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The Benefits of Video Pipe Inspection

Monday, April 4th, 2016

One of the biggest issues with plumbing systems is how difficult it is to identify problems with them. Much of the system is hidden from sight in the average home, and common plumbing problems don’t manifest external symptoms until it’s too late to prevent most of the damage. There are some ways to make educated guesses at whether or not your plumbing system is in trouble, but the only way to reliably catch problems is to schedule video pipe inspection. Let’s take a look at the benefits of video pipe inspection.

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