Sweetwater Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Ontario’

Why Chemical Cleaners Aren’t a Substitute for Professional Drain Unclogging

Monday, January 23rd, 2023
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Ever see a commercial for a popular chemical cleaner where they make it look like the end-all solution to your drain’s problems? They pitch a convincing show, but there’s so much that every homeowner should know about chemical cleaners.

If you have a clogged drain in Ontario, CA, the promise of an $8 purchase from your local shop is definitely more attractive than spending money on a professional to come out to your home and unclog your drain.

As most of us know, cheaper rarely means better. We’re going to break down the three main reasons that you shouldn’t use chemical cleaners in your drains.

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How to Improve Your Home’s Water Efficiency Fast

Monday, January 9th, 2023
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We could all stand to save more water. While it’s excellent for the planet, it can also be a blessing for your wallet. If you want to save money on your water bill month-to-month and start as quickly as possible, there are a few things you can do.

There’s a lot that you can do, but there’s no replacement for plumbing service in Ontario, CA carried out by a professional plumber. Some of these options are more involved than others, so it’s important to weigh your comfort with each method against hiring a professional. Let’s get into the list.

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Is Your Water Heater Making Spooky Sounds?

Monday, October 17th, 2022
Water heater visible in the corner of a room.

Water heaters do their job without making much noise. So what happens when the water comes out hot, but you can hear banging, knocking, or tapping sounds coming from your water heater every time it kicks on?

It means there’s something wrong with your water heater. We’ll go over all the different spooky sounds your water heater can make, what they mean, and help you find out when it’s time to schedule water heater repair in Ontario, CA.

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How to Tell Your Toilet Needs Service

Monday, October 3rd, 2022
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The use and function of the toilet in your home isn’t going to think about often. However, if something goes wrong with your toilet, this plumbing appliance is going to immediately jump to the front of your mind.

We’d say that prevention is going to always be better than waiting for your toiler to completely stop functioning. But it may not always be obvious if and when your toilet needs professional plumbing service in Ontario, CA. Our team can provide you with the information to figure out if your toiler needs service so you can call for service before a breakdown or a flooded floor.

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6 Water Saving Tips To Consider This Summer

Monday, June 27th, 2022
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California is knee-deep in another drought season which means it is all hands on deck to reduce water use. We know that most people have become pros at minimizing their water use. But is there more that we can do? There might be!

We are locals too which means we are on board with reducing water use. To help, we’ve compiled a list of things that you may not have thought of to help lower your water use.

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Stopped Toilet? Call For Emergency Plumbing

Monday, June 13th, 2022
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Your toilet is going to be pretty vital to your day-to-day life. Most of us don’t exactly have the option to set up an outhouse in the backyard. Imagine having to walk or drive several minutes to get to the nearest toilet if yours going out of order. It certainly wouldn’t be comfortable let alone convenient.

If you have a toilet that is malfunctioning, it is worth a call to our experts for 24-hour plumbing in Ontario, CA. Believe it or not, being without access to a viable toilet system is actually considered an emergency! We’ll walk you through the steps of what you need to know.

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Is It Time For Repiping?

Monday, March 21st, 2022

pipes-corrodedThere are plenty of projects we are sure that you are hoping to have taken care of this spring. Maybe you are hoping to repaint or even update some of your plumbing fixtures. But before you start on any of these “cosmetic” changes, we’d like to ask you about what’s going on behind your walls.

If you live in a home that is on the older side, even if it seems like it is in good condition, there is a chance that the pipes that serve everyone in the house area are ready to retire. Piping that is over a certain age or from a certain era is going to wear out at some point which means you will need help with repiping in Ontario.

Not sure if this applies to you? Read on to learn more and see if you need to talk to a professional about repiping rather than pipe repair this season.

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What NOT To Put Down Your Drains

Monday, March 7th, 2022

cleaning-drain-illustrationWe all need a little guidance now and then. But when it comes to guides, thinking about what does and doesn’t go down your drainpipe isn’t usually what you are on the hunt for. It is likely different guides like how to make a certain recipe or a how-to for a DIY home project. However, knowing what not to put down a drain can save you a lot of time and trouble down the road.

We are all about making our clients’ lives simple and easy. That is why we’ve created this guide so you can do everything possible to keep your drains clear and minimize your encounters with clogs. Read on to learn what not to put down your drain to prevent clogs…and then what to do if clogs do form.

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Best Practices to Keep Leaks To a Minimum

Monday, February 21st, 2022

leaking-drain-pipeNo one wants to have a leaking pipe in their home. But ignoring the signs of a leak is a recipe for disaster. We always advise getting leaks found and fixed as quickly as possible to avoid additional trouble in your home. That’s one of the many reasons that we provide emergency plumbing in Ontario, since we know that plumbing issues pretty much never show up at a convenient time.

We aren’t just there for you when you have an emergency though. We want to help you keep things as calm and effective as possible in your home. With that said, let’s look at some of the best ways you can help take care of your plumbing to prevent leaks…or at least keep them to a minimum!

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Save Water With These Bathroom Upgrades

Monday, February 7th, 2022

bathtimeYour home should be a haven for you to enjoy and relax in. Within your home, your bathroom can also be a place that is especially relaxing. Your bathroom is also someplace that accounts for a  large majority of your water usage. From flushing the toilet to showering to brushing your teeth, there is a lot of water that is used in this part of the house. So how do you keep your usage to a minimum?

Thankfully, we don’t just live in an era that provides us with effective hot water heaters. We also live in an era that actively looks for ways to save! There are multiple new bathroom appliances and systems that can help you save water and money.

If you are about to leap into bathroom remodeling in Ontario, CA make sure to check out these water (and cash) saving upgrades!

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