Sweetwater Plumbing Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

5 Reasons to Call an Emergency Plumber

Monday, 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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Tips For Handling Water Damage

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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3 Kitchen Plumbing Problems We’ll Help With

Monday, 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!

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Why is My Water Meter Running?

Monday, 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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