Sweetwater Plumbing Blog

How to Handle a Water Heater Replacement

September 21st, 2020

tankless-water-heaterWith all the heat we’ve been encountering here, it makes sense that a lot of residents around here will look forward to a warm shower at the end of the day to get rid of the sweat and dirt. This is going to be hard to do if there isn’t any hot water in the house. And without any hot water, you are going to run into more trouble with other tasks such as washing dishes and clothes.

If your water heater isn’t working well lately or isn’t working at all, you shouldn’t just try to bear through it. You don’t want to try to get by this summer and then be completely without hot water come the cooler months. Instead, reach out to a professional for a water heater replacement in Ontario.

Here is a short guide to help get you through a replacement of your water heater so that you can enjoy reliable hot water again.

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5 Reasons to Call an Emergency Plumber

September 7th, 2020

It’s past five on a Friday and you are getting ready to have a relaxing weekend. At least, that was your plan until you go into the kitchen and discover a puddle of water growing from under the sink. You’ve got a leaking pipe!

After a scramble for towels, a bucket, and the valve to shut off the water feeding the sink, you sit back and start reevaluating your weekend plans. You can’t do much of anything until Monday since you can’t get a plumber to your home before then.

We are glad to tell you that you are actually wrong on this account! Leaking pipes are one of the many reasons that you can, and should, reach out for help from an emergency plumber in Riverside.

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What is a Heat Pump Water Heater?

August 24th, 2020

bathtimeAre you in the market for a new water heater? If your current water heater can’t keep up with the demands of your home and is edging towards 15 years of use, you probably do need a replacement. The sooner you reach out to us for that service the better it will be for your home comfort and your peace of mind.

With that said, you will need to make a pretty important decision: choosing a water heater. When it comes to water heaters in Riverside, you actually have more than one choice. Did you know that? And did you know that one of your options is a heat pump water heater? If you haven’t heard of this system, let us tell you a bit more.

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Tips For Handling Water Damage

August 10th, 2020

mopping-up-water-burst-pipeA leaking pipe is already a big enough problem in your home. When you pair that leak with water damage, the situation gets a lot worse. Water damage is many a homeowner’s worst nightmare. That is why we offer water damage repair in Ontario, CA. We want to make sure you have a reliable go-to resource when you are dealing with a situation like this.

If you have a leaking pipe or a burst one or even flooding from a backed-up drain that has caused water damage in your home, don’t panic. The team of plumbers at Sweetwater Plumbing can help you handle this problem.

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Slab vs. Pinhole Leaks: What’s Worse?

July 27th, 2020

leak-in-pipeA leak is a leak, right? They are problematic and if left unaddressed for too long they can cause some serious problems for your home. While this isn’t false not all leaks are created equal. While the team at Sweetwater Plumbing is able to provide leak repairs for all kinds of leaks around here, we do want to make sure you are informed about the impact that different types of leaks can have.

Let us ask you this: what is worse, having to replace drywall and flooring or having to replace your home’s foundation? Neither is a good situation, to be honest. Here is how to tell what type of leak you have on your hands so you know to contact a Riverside plumber ASAP.

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Is Your Water Heater in Trouble?

July 13th, 2020

showerhead-ceiling-runningWhen something goes wrong with your water heater you don’t want to have to take extra time to try to hunt down a reliable plumber. It can take hours to scour through websites and try to parse out plumbers in your area that might be trustworthy and able to effectively perform your water heater repair in Ontario, CA. Thankfully when you work with Sweetwater Plumbing you have a go-to source for all your plumbing needs!

When something is wrong with your water heater you will want to get the issue resolved as quickly as possible–especially if you have a leak (water is not to be wasted here in California)!

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3 Kitchen Plumbing Problems We’ll Help With

June 29th, 2020

water-from-kitchen-sinkYou spend a lot of time in your kitchen whether you are making coffee, preparing meals, or washing the dishes. As you might imagine, this means that your kitchen plumbing is going to see a lot of wear and tear over time which can eventually lead to repair needs. It makes sense that you want someone in your corner to help keep your kitchen plumbing in Ontario, CA in good working order. That’s where we come in.

The team of plumbing professionals at Sweetwater Plumbing can provide you with the services you need to keep things operating the way that they are meant to. But let’s be a bit more specific on what types of plumbing issues you might need help with so you know exactly when to call us.

We look forward to providing you with the best services possible at a great cost. We don’t charge by the hour, We charge by the job!

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Ready to Upgrade Your Home Plumbing? Let Us Help!

June 15th, 2020

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It is official, you are ready to get down to business and kick off your home remodeling project. No amount of furniture or new paint can cover up those appliances from the 80s and floor plans from 1976. You want to update and upgrade and a big part of that is going to be making sure that your home plumbing is up to date too. Thankfully we can help with that.

Our kitchen and bathroom plumbing services in Santa Ana will help you bring your home plumbing systems into the modern century while keeping you safe and comfortable. Trust us when we say handling your plumbing lines, whether it is installing a new faucet or checking on older pipes, is a job best left to plumbing professionals like us. Take a look at the different ways we can help update your home.

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What Qualifies as a Plumbing Emergency?

June 1st, 2020

blocked-pipe-woman-on-phoneIt is never enjoyable to find yourself faced with a plumbing problem at an inconvenient time. Let’s say it is Saturday night and you discover that you have a clogged kitchen sink that won’t clear no matter how much you plunge it. Now, you might start making plans to wash the dishes in the bathtub until business hours on Monday but we want to let you know this isn’t necessary.

There are all too many people who encounter a plumbing issue outside of business hours and try to grit their teeth and bear it until they can call us when they can simply reach out for emergency plumbing services in Corona.

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Do You Have a Leak in Your Home?

May 18th, 2020

leak-in-pipeWhether you are a new homeowner or a veteran, one of the worst things you might encounter is a leak in your home. Big or small, leaks aren’t a good thing. If you have a leak and it isn’t caught, it can lead to water damage and other big problems. It is easy to see that catching and addressing any leaks in your home as early as possible is definitely important.

That is easier said than done in most cases though. The thing with leaks is unless they are in the drain under your sink or coming from a faucet head, they are usually out of sight, at least until they cause damage and make you abundantly aware of their presence. Thankfully, there are some warning signs to watch for that will let you know that you may want to reach out for leak detection in the near future.

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