Sweetwater Plumbing Blog

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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Dealing With a Clogged Bathroom Drain

May 4th, 2020

drain-with-chain-plugStepping into your shower and finding that it to be partially filled with water already, even though the drain is un-plugged and it hasn’t been used since last night is a less than ideal situation, to say the least. The first reaction is going to be surprise and confusion, shortly followed by, most likely, a little bit of disgust because that pooling water has all the stuff you wanted to wash away!

After you step back out, change your plans for the day and rinse your feet off elsewhere, what is your next step? If it is to reach for a chemical drain cleaner, we urge you to reconsider. See, a clogged drain isn’t something that store-bought drain cleaner is going to fix in the long run, even if the packaging says it will. We can offer a long-term solution to your clogged bathroom drain.

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How Best to Handle Flooding and Water Damage

April 20th, 2020

leaking-pipeFor a state that doesn’t exactly see too much rain, flooding can be a pretty big issue for us. Every once in awhile, the rain comes in hard and we are left drenched and the areas around our homes are sometimes so oversaturated that they can’t handle all the water, leaving it to pour into our kitchens, living rooms, and garages.

Thankfully these incidents are fewer and further between than some of the other sources of home flooding that we encounter. We would like to touch on one in particular: floods caused by leaking pipes. We want to take a flood at this cause of home flooding because it is quite preventable, especially with our help.

For now though, if you are dealing with a flooded home, we want you to have the resources to help you deal with the situations.

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The Coronavirus and Our Promise to You

April 13th, 2020

We know that readers usually come to our blog for informative and educational posts about the systems and services that we offer. However, as is the case across the country and the globe right now, there is one topic at the forefront of our minds. That is COVID-19, or the Coronavirus.

We understand that homeowners everywhere are exercising extreme caution when it comes to mitigating the chance of exposure to this virus in their homes. Trust us, we are doing the same in ours. And we promise you that every member of our team will take these same precautions when working in your home and on your property.

If you have an appointment scheduled with Sweetwater Plumbing, rest assured that we’ll continue to provide you with the exceptional service that you deserve in this uncertain and trying time, and that we’ll do so while making your health and safety our top priority.

Our entire staff is well aware that prevention starts at their homes, that it continues in the workplace, and that it extends into the residences of our valued clients. They have the information and supplies that they need to do their jobs while protecting both themselves and the clients that they serve.

If you have any questions or concerns about your upcoming appointment, or if you are thinking about booking an appointment but want to know more about our specific preventative measures, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team.

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Why is My Water Meter Running?

April 6th, 2020

You have been enjoying the occasional sun and warmth that has been hitting California and doing some gardening. The last time you went out to do some watering in your garden though, you noticed that your water meter seemed to be even more eager to get things wet than you are. By this, we mean that even after your hose is turned off, your water meter is still happily running on its own.

It’s springtime so it isn’t really the season for spooky things, but if this occurrence seems concerning to you, you can rest assured that your reaction is appropriate. Why? Because a water meter that is running on its own is a sign that you have a problem with your plumbing in Ontario, CA and you should reach out to a team of professionals for assistance in getting the issue diagnosed and resolved.

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Reduce Your Water Use With These Tips

March 23rd, 2020

closeup-of-surface-of-waterWhen you live in California, the topic of water conservation comes up often. We live in a desert state after all. Did you know that there are more ways to conserve water than just shortening your showers though?

Water conservation and reducing your water use are important habits to have that offer benefits for both your bills and your plumbing in Montclair, CA. In an effort to help you out we have listed a few different tips for you that you can incorporate into your daily home life to help you use less water and save you some cash too.

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What To Do When You Have a Running Toilet

March 9th, 2020

toilet-with-button-flushIt’s the middle of the night and you wake up thinking that you are hearing things. After a couple minutes you realize that you are in fact hearing the sound of running water in your bathroom. You go to take a look and discover that the source of the noise is your toilet.

This whole incident seems very strange since you know that no one has used the toilet recently. So the question now is how and why is your toilet running on its own?

This is an event that we at Sweetwater Plumbing have gotten many calls about. That is why we want to give you some information on the “how” and “why” behind a toilet that seems to be running with a mind of its own. Because the truth is, your toilet is trying to tell you there is a problem

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