Sweetwater Plumbing Blog

Watch For These 3 Signs of a Leak

September 20th, 2021

leak-in-pipeNo one is ever happy to discover they have a leak in their home. Leaks are issues that are going to throw off your whole day, if not your whole week. This is why it is always best to get them taken care of properly. Of course, that means you need to be able to identify if and when you have a leak. Unfortunately, the average person doesn’t always know what to look for when trying to determine if they have this issue in their home. Thankfully our professional team is here to help.

For one thing, we can give you some pointers on the warning signs that indicate the presence of a leak. From there, we can provide the repairs you need to fix up your leaking plumbing in San Bernardino.

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Chemical Drain Cleaners Aren’t Your Friend

September 6th, 2021

bubbling-drainIt is one of the biggest annoyances that you can encounter. You are in the midst of making a meal and you notice that the kitchen sink starts to back up. Running the garbage disposal doesn’t help so it is time to take more effective measures. If your next step is to break out the chemical drain cleaner we’d like you to reconsider. This route is likely to leave you disappointed.

If you are struggling with stubborn clogs in the kitchen or in other drains in your home, there are better and more effective options than a chemical drain cleaner. Your best choice would be to reach out for a professional drain cleaning in Santa Ana provided by a trained plumber. Let us explain why.

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What You Should Call a Plumber For

August 23rd, 2021

Calling an expert to provide a service for your home system can be something that many people hesitate to do. We get it–costs aren’t always fun to consider. However, when you work with the right team you can at least make the call to a Fontana plumber knowing that every penny is well spent.

If instead, you are simply hesitating to reach out because you aren’t sure whether your problem really requires a professional, we would love to help clear things up. Here are some issues that you may encounter that do and do not require help from a plumber.

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Can You Fix a Leaking Water Heater?

August 9th, 2021

water-heaterWhen there is a problem with your water heater it may not always be immediately apparent. The thing is you don’t want it to become too apparent because that means that you will be without hot water. If something seems to be off with your hot water supply the best course of action is to get your water heater checked out if only to make sure that nothing is wrong.

In some cases, though your plumber will discover that your water heater has an issue that needs resolving. If you get your water heater checked and discover that it is leaking you may be wondering if you can get by with a water heater repair in Fullerton, CA. The truth is that it depends.

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Our Team Can Make Your Bathroom Remodel a Breeze

July 26th, 2021

It is important that your bathroom is functional. However, if your bathroom is functional but it is not as efficient or enjoyable as you would like there’s nothing saying that you can’t do a little remodeling. New tile over here, a more efficient, water-saving faucet over there, and you can really give your bathroom a whole new life.

With all that said we want to advise that you use a professional plumber to get a lot of this work done. While the Internet and YouTube videos may make the aspect of DIY remodels seem appealing, they are not nearly as easy as they may seem. Using the professional skill of a trained plumber is going to make your bathroom remodeling in Ontario, CA that much easier and that much safer.

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Hydro Jetting: What It Is and Why It Works

July 12th, 2021

blocked-pipe-woman-on-phoneThere is a clog hindering the drainage of wastewater in your home. You need something that will take care of that clog and get rid of it so you can go about your day. Here’s where we need you to pause though. If you were about to hunt down a chemical drain cleaner to address that clog, we want you to know there is a safer, more effective option available to you: hydro jetting.

Hydro jetting is one of the most effective ways to clear your drains of clog-causing debris. That said, this isn’t a solution that you should be attempting on your own. Hydro jetting involves the use of a powerful jet of water and, if it is done improperly, this can end up harming your pipes! When it comes to effectively handling clogged drains, you should always work with a professional plumber in Riverside, especially when it comes to using a hydro jet.

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“Does My Tankless Water Heater Need Repairs?”

June 28th, 2021

hand-holding-wrenchIf you have a tankless water heater in your house you probably already know how beneficial these systems are. They are a great option for any homeowner that wants to save some energy and water without reducing their access to a reliable steady stream of hot water throughout the year.

With that said, while tankless water heaters are a more advanced technology, they are not going to be able to operate properly without expert service. Just like any other home system, your tankless water heater needs occasional help from a professional to keep operating well.

The question here is does your tankless water heater need repairs? If you aren’t sure we can help you figure it out.

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3 Signs You Have a Leak in the House

June 1st, 2021

pipe-copper-leakingLeaks are a pain to deal with. From the loss of needed water to the potential for water damage in the home, there are plenty of issues that a leak can cause.  And those issues will get worse the longer a leak is allowed to go without being addressed. It probably goes without being said that prompt repair to leaking pipes is in everyone’s best interest.

Here’s the problem though–it is pretty hard to tell when you have a leak in a  pipe that you can’t see. So how in the world are you supposed to figure out if you have a leak before it becomes overly obvious–and expensive? Watch out for some of these common indicators that there is a leak in your home and reach out to a plumber in Fontana as soon as you notice them.

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A Guide For What NOT To Put Down Your Drains

May 17th, 2021

bubbling-drainA clogged drain can be an incredible inconvenience. Whether it is a bathroom sink, the bathtub, or the kitchen sink, a clogged drain has the power to grind your whole day to a halt. You have to get it unclogged to use that sink and, if you need to use that sink too, it means you have to wait until things are fixed.

Like we said, clogged drains aren’t fun but they are preventable. There are plenty of things that the average person tries to wash down the drain that simply don’t go there! Knowing what not to put down your drain can save you a lot of headaches. And, if you still encounter clogs down the road, don’t stress-just reach out to us for drain cleaning in Pomona.

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Let Us Help You With Your Overflowing Toilet

May 3rd, 2021

toilet-with-sprayer-and-phoneIsn’t it so annoying when your toilet starts overflowing? Suddenly everything has to come to a halt until you can get this situation resolved (hopefully before there is water all over the floor too).

While there are many home remedies that you can use for a quick fix, getting rid of the problem completely requires more hands-on experience. If you’re located in Pomona, fortunately, our team of plumbers can help you out. However, it’s always a good idea to be aware of the reasons behind toilet overflows so you can avoid them as much as possible. 

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