Sweetwater Plumbing Blog

Kick Off the New Year With a New Water Heater

January 10th, 2022

water-is-too-hotYou are back from your vacation and ready to get back to work. The problem is that, this morning, when you went to take a nice shower to start off your day, you were jolted awake by a jet of cold water. Once you are able to get past the initial shock of this and you dry off, you probably are going to start asking what happened.

Much like many water heaters in Riverside, your system may be reaching the end of its lifespan. After years and years of hard work, even well-maintained systems will become ineffective at the task of producing hot water. If you notice these warning signs, it means that your water heater is due to be replaced–and we are here to help get the job done.

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What You Should Know About Drain Cleaning

December 27th, 2021

drain-and-spoonYour drains go through a lot of hard work all year long. This time of year usually tends to be the hardest on this vital part of your plumbing system. There is a lot of extra use and a lot of extra food and an increased volume of wastewater to contend with. That is why it is more important than ever to make sure your drains are ready to do their job.

But how are you supposed to ensure that your drains are prepared for increased usage? We strongly advise making sure that everyone knows what not to try to wash down the drain first and foremost. Beyond that, a great way to prepare your plumbing is with drain cleaning in Pomona.

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Is it Time to Upgrade Your Kitchen Plumbing?

December 13th, 2021

water-from-kitchen-sinkWe know that this time of year isn’t usually when people look at revamping things in their homes. This season is more for decorating and making the most of what is in the house, rather than replacing things. With that said, we think that if the need is there, any time is a good time for an upgrade to your plumbing system.

Let’s take your kitchen for example. If you are hosting anyone for dinner or any kind of gathering, you’ll need to make sure that your kitchen plumbing systems are running properly. If you are having to do battle with a majority of your kitchen systems though, it might be worthwhile to plan for kitchen remodeling in Ontario, CA. When you come to our team for this service, you can rest assured we will get the job done in a timely manner too.

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Tips to Handle a Leaking Toilet

November 15th, 2021

toilet-with-button-flushSomething in your home is leaking. Thankfully it isn’t a leak in the pipes in your walls which means it may be easier to find. But the problem is that, while easy to find, a toilet leak is a major issue. We have good news though! The Sweetwater Plumbing team is here to help. Service provided by an emergency plumber in Anaheim, CA is just a call or click away!

While you wait for your emergency plumber to arrive and resolve your leaking toilet issue, let’s take a moment to talk. We really just want to make sure that there is as little negative impact from your leaking toilet as possible. With that in mind, here are some tips to help you handle this problem and keep damage to an absolute minimum.

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Call Us To Help With Your Bathroom Remodel

November 1st, 2021

imagining-bathroom-upgradesThere has been plenty of movement between houses for a lot of people lately. That means a lot of people are getting settled into their new homes and looking for ways to make them their own. One way that many homeowners do this is with a little remodeling. Whether it is choosing new carpeting or a full re-do of your bathroom, the end result should leave you with a space that feels more like home.

If you are one of the many people considering bathroom remodeling in Ontario, CA then we want you to know we are in your corner. You deserve to have a home that suits your needs. Let us help you make sure that the job is done right so you can enjoy a bathroom that feels and functions the way you want it to.

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You Can Rely On Us For Your Plumbing Emergency

October 18th, 2021

plumbing-toolsLet’s say that you’ve just gotten home from a long day at work and all you want to do is relax the rest of the evening. However, your plumbing system has other plans for you. You discover that you have a bathroom that has turned itself into one giant puddle because of a clogged sink or a leak in your toilet. These are huge inconveniences to begin with, made worse by the fact that it is officially after hours!

Discovering that you have a plumbing problem outside of regular business hours can make it feel like you have no options until the next day. God forbid you discover a plumbing problem on a Friday night! Thankfully you do have some options available to get things under control: emergency services provided by a Sweetwater plumber in Santa Ana.

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Let Us Tell You About Your Anode Rod

October 4th, 2021

It is common knowledge that rust spells the death of most metals. Created by exposure to oxygen and/or water, rust eats away at metal objects. The question you may have is how your water heater doesn’t succumb to this issue since it literally holds gallons of water all day, every day.

The answer can be found in the anode rod. This is a part of standard storage water heaters in Santa Ana and beyond. This seemingly simple part of your water heater allows your system to function for multiple years without corrosion eating at it from the inside-out.

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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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