The Sunny Plumber Phoenix Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Drain and Sewer’

Keep Your Drains Flowing Freely

Monday, July 30th, 2018

plumberOkay, you’ve done the dishes. Now that that’s out of the way, you can go kick back, relax, grab a beverage of your choosing, and spend some more quality time with your family and/or your guests. There’s only one problem.

The sink is not draining.

Or, at least, it is not draining properly. What could have led to this? What cruel twist of fate has thrown this wrench into the gears of your night? Well, we hate to tell you this, but the problem could very well be one of your own making. In fact, many instances, if not the majority, of clogged drains are the result of user error. You cannot always avoid them, but by being a bit more careful and keeping the following tips in mind, you can definitely keep the issue of clogged drains in Phoenix, AZ to a minimum.

So read on and, if you do run into clogged drains in your home, do not hesitate to give a member of our team a call.

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Is It Time for Sewer Repairs?

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

logoThere are parts of your home, even those that you depend upon daily, throughout the day, that you simply don’t keep at the forefront of your mind. If your sewer line is among them, don’t feel too badly about it. Most of us don’t really sit around wondering what type of condition our sewer lines are in. That being said, any problems with a sewer line are certainly a big deal, and you need to schedule your sewer and drain repair in Phoenix as promptly as possible.

Doing so, of course, means that you must recognize signs of trouble with your sewer line to begin with. We can help you to do just that. In today’s post, our drain and sewer line experts are going to share some information with you about why sewer lines may be damaged, as well as how you can spot any potential signs of trouble. If you have any questions or concerns, remember that the pros at The Sunny Plumber Phoenix are always here to help. 

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Ask a Plumber: What Is Scour Jetting?

Monday, January 1st, 2018

hydro-jetterThere are a lot of systems in your home that you have some direct interaction with, or are at least visible, which helps to keep them and their overall condition on your mind. Others, however, are largely hidden from view and are able to fulfill their function without any real input on your end. Your drain and sewer system is one such example, and we cannot stress enough that out of sight should definitely not lead to out of mind when it comes to your drains and sewer line.

While your drains and sewer line are not complex mechanical systems, there are plenty of problems that can develop with them over time. Dealing with any such problems in a timely manner can really help you to avoid some very undesirable, potentially costly outcomes. That is why you may want to consider scheduling scour jet service with a professional plumber in Mesa, AZ. It’s a great preventive practice that can have some serious benefits for your drain and sewer system.

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Plumbing FAQ: What Cannot Go Down the Disposal?

Monday, October 9th, 2017

mom-and-daughter-kitchen-sinkThere are certain components and fixtures that no plumbing system can really be called “complete” without. Your toilet, for instance, or a kitchen sink. Then there are other devices and appliances that are of a more optional variety. This is where the garbage disposal would fit. Sure, you may not need a garbage disposal incorporated into your plumbing system. Once you’ve used one, though, you may find it hard to imagine going back to life without its conveniences.

The garbage disposal in your plumbing system is hugely beneficial, but it also has its limitations. You really don’t want to push it beyond those limitations, as you could wind up damaging the garbage disposal. You may even wind up damaging it beyond repair. With that in mind, today we want to focus on what you should not be putting down your garbage disposal. If you have any questions or need garbage disposal services, always turn to a professional plumber in Gilbert, AZ.

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How Does Trenchless Technology Work?

Monday, July 17th, 2017

broken-sewer-lineExtremely well, is the short answer! Of course, we love giving visitors to our blog a lot more information than this, so we are going to expand on this answer considerably in the following post.

First, let us remind you that even the best technologies are not really worth all that much if they are not in the hands of skilled, trained professionals. You won’t have to worry about that when you work with our plumbers, of course.

Not only do we have the equipment necessary to complete your trenchless sewer line services in Scottsdale, AZ, but we also have the training and know-how to ensure that the job is done right from the start. The entire concept behind trenchless sewer line services is that you are able to have your sewer line repaired or replaced with minimal hassle. Don’t take chances with the quality of your services and wind up compromising this convenience.

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Simple Tips for Avoiding Clogged Drains

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Drain-flowWhat is the first thing you think of when we ask you to name a very common plumbing problem? Chances are that most homeowners would come up with “clogged drains.” Clogged drains are indeed terribly annoying, and they are extremely common. However, clogged drains can be much more than annoying. In fact, they can actually lead to plumbing system damages, as well as property damages. This is why you should do everything that you can in order to prevent drain clogs from developing in the first place.

If you follow these simple tips, then you will be able to reduce the risk of encountering clogged drains in Queen Creek, FL. No, there is no way in which to guarantee that you will never encounter drain clogs in your home. Because most drain clogs are the result of human error, though, you can certainly take steps to reduce their frequency. If and when you do encounter clogs, well, we can help with that, too.

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What Causes Sewer Line Damages?

Monday, February 13th, 2017

buried-plumbing-line-excavationIf we were to ask you what immediately pops into your head when you think of your plumbing system, what would you say? The faucets that provide you with quick access to potable water? The shower, or the toilet in the bathroom? Chances are that the first thing to spring to mind would not be your sewer line. While you will—hopefully—never have to see your sewer line or directly interact with it, though, you have to keep in mind just how vital this component of your plumbing system really is.

All of the water and waste that enters the drainage system in your home is removed from your property via this sewer line. If you encounter any kind of problems with your sewer, you will come to realize quickly just how incredibly inconvenient this situation can be. In some cases, damages to the sewer line may require a full replacement. But how could your sewer line in Phoenix, AZ come to be damaged, anyway? There are actually a number of potential causes for sewer line damages.

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Why Does My Home Smell Like a Sewer?

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Is your home full of an awful stench for no apparent reason? It’s probably coming from your drains. Bad smells coming from drains are usually an indication of a problem with your drain and sewer system. How bad the problem is can be determined based on how strong the stench is, and the location it’s coming from. Read on to find out a bit more about this problem, as well as what it might take to fix it.

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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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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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