Sweetwater Plumbing Blog : Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Watch For These 3 Signs of a Leak

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Our Team Can Make Your Bathroom Remodel a Breeze

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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3 Signs You Have a Leak in the House

Tuesday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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What Does it Mean to Have a Professional Plumber?

Monday, April 19th, 2021

As customers, we always look for the best person for the job. This is true for all industries and services. As employers, we strive to make sure that our employees have a good track record of professionalism.

Similarly, when we trust our homes with a plumbing service, we hope to receive the services of a professional plumber.

If you’re wondering what qualities make a plumber professional, continue reading.

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3 Ways to Handle a Clog

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

Clogs, whether in the sink or in the tub, can be annoying. Whether you are preparing dinner, taking a shower, or getting the dishwasher ready, a clogged drain can be difficult to deal with. Not to mention, dealing with a clog takes time and costs money. Let’s not forget about the smell too! Here are three ways you can take care of a clog in your home.

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