Sweetwater Plumbing Blog

Update Your Home With Water-Saving Appliances

December 28th, 2020

imagining-bathroom-upgradesIt doesn’t matter if it is the middle of summer or the middle of winter, water savings is always a topic for discussion when you are in California. This isn’t just because our state is often struggling with drought–it is also due to the fact that saving water often coincides with saving energy and money. Who doesn’t want that?

It is important to remember that, when you are going through the process of bathroom remodeling in Ontario, CA, you have the perfect opportunity to upgrade your appliances and save gallons. As long as you reach out for help from professionals like the ones at Sweetwater Plumbing, you will be kicking off the new year with some great savings.

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Enjoy the Gift of Hot Water This Winter

December 14th, 2020

water-is-too-hotWhat’s worse than a lump of coal in your stocking on Christmas morning? Likely a shower that turns ice cold when you least expect it. It certainly isn’t going to be a pleasant experience, to say the least. However, that isn’t even the worst part. Icy cold water that takes the place of the hot water you were looking for is likely an indicator of a problem in your water heater. The fact is, you may need a system replacement.

See? We told you it was worse than coal. At least coal can be used to keep you warm!

But in all seriousness, a water heater that needs to be replaced is no small issue. Thankfully, when it comes to dealing with malfunctioning water heaters in Pomona, we are experts. That means you can trust us to help you figure out if it is time for a replacement and what system will be a good match for your home next.

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A Broken Water Line Is a Serious Problem

November 30th, 2020

leaking-pipeWe all know that a water leak in your house is troublesome. However, unless the leak is a major one, pinhole leaks rarely bring your day to a screeching halt. A break in your main water line will.

Your main water line as you have likely guessed is responsible for delivering filtered, clean, safe water to your home that you use for drinking, washing, and more. A break, burst, or disconnect in this line can mean big trouble for your household. With our help though you can get this issue resolved quickly and get your home’s plumbing functioning again. Just reach out to us to get an appointment with an emergency plumber in Ontario, CA to get things fixed.

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Trenchless Solutions to Your Clogged Sewer Line

November 16th, 2020

sewer-coverNo one wants to be faced with the terrible experience that is a clogged sewer line. It messes with your daily life on a pretty large scale and, what’s more, the smell is never pleasant. Unfortunately, sewer line services are pretty intense to undergo as well–no one enjoys having their entire yard torn up.

What if we told you that there was a way to fix your plumbing in Santa Ana without tearing up most of the area around your house? It might sound too good to be true, but our trenchless technology can actually offer you this perk. If you are struggling with a problem in your sewer line, make sure you come to us for the solution you need.

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When to Schedule a Water Heater Replacement

November 2nd, 2020

The weather has taken a turn towards the chilly which had made those warm showers that much more enjoyable. If you have a bad water heater though you might expect a warm shower but get a lukewarm or cold one instead. This may not be a huge problem for someone in their 20s or 30s but a lack of hot water can end up being a little more dangerous for small children or elders.

When something is wrong with your water heater, you shouldn’t ignore it. Instead, reach out to a technician who has experience with diagnosing and addressing issues with water heaters in Ontario, CA. This is especially true if you need to replace your old, failing water heater before it completely stops working.

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How We Can Help Your Sump Pump

October 19th, 2020

flooded-drivewayCalifornia isn’t usually known for having heavy rainfall. However, as locals like us know, when the rain comes, it can really come down. Now, this is great for tackling drought and fire risk, but it isn’t great for the overly dry land that can become overwhelmed easily with a sudden influx of rainwater. Heavy rain and dry land add up to mean, you guessed it, an increased risk of flooding.

While some cities have been featured on the news when floods turn their roads into rivers, hopefully, the flooding that you have to deal with will instead be the type that can be handled with the help of a sump pump. If you have a system like this, you will need a Pomona plumber to keep it running effectively. That is where we can help.

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The Stages of a Drain Clog

October 5th, 2020

water-down-drainDrains don’t always just stop up at any sudden moment. The truth is, it takes time to actually collect enough build-up in your drain to fully stop it up. It also stands to reason that you’d probably like to avoid getting to that stage. Thankfully there are some stages that you’ll notice before your drain completely backs up and there is a way to prevent it from completely clogging.

Even in the early stages of the creation of a drain clog, you will want to address the issues ASAP. Letting it worsen will just increase the time and effort it takes to get your drain cleared again. This is when having a good resource for drain cleaning in Ontario comes in handy

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How to Handle a Water Heater Replacement

September 21st, 2020

tankless-water-heaterWith all the heat we’ve been encountering here, it makes sense that a lot of residents around here will look forward to a warm shower at the end of the day to get rid of the sweat and dirt. This is going to be hard to do if there isn’t any hot water in the house. And without any hot water, you are going to run into more trouble with other tasks such as washing dishes and clothes.

If your water heater isn’t working well lately or isn’t working at all, you shouldn’t just try to bear through it. You don’t want to try to get by this summer and then be completely without hot water come the cooler months. Instead, reach out to a professional for a water heater replacement in Ontario.

Here is a short guide to help get you through a replacement of your water heater so that you can enjoy reliable hot water again.

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5 Reasons to Call an Emergency Plumber

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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What is a Heat Pump Water Heater?

August 24th, 2020

bathtimeAre you in the market for a new water heater? If your current water heater can’t keep up with the demands of your home and is edging towards 15 years of use, you probably do need a replacement. The sooner you reach out to us for that service the better it will be for your home comfort and your peace of mind.

With that said, you will need to make a pretty important decision: choosing a water heater. When it comes to water heaters in Riverside, you actually have more than one choice. Did you know that? And did you know that one of your options is a heat pump water heater? If you haven’t heard of this system, let us tell you a bit more.

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