Sweetwater Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘San Bernardino’

3 Solutions For a Clogged Drain

Monday, August 22nd, 2022

You are trying to wash the dishes and discover that the sink if filling up with water, rather than draining away. You might stop and pause your dishwashing chores for a while, waiting for the water to drain away. And in some cases, you may discover that the drain does its job while you’re away, albeit slowly. Or you might find that the water is still there an hour later.

Whether the drain clears the water slowly or not at all, the reality is that you have a clogged drain in San Bernardino, CA that needs to be dealt with. Thankfully, we have the solutions that will properly deal with the issue.

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4 Benefits of Drain Cleaning

Monday, August 8th, 2022
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Imagine if all of the drains in your home suddenly stopped. What would that do to your day-to-day tasks? You wouldn’t be able to get pretty much anything down that required the use of your home plumbing.

But clogs happen all the time. Maybe you are finding yourself thinking, “I can just dump some drain cleaning fluid down the sink and the problem is taken care of.” We are sorry to say this but that solution is temporary at best.

If you find yourself battling one or more drain clogs, you’ll need to get an appointment for drain cleaning in San Bernardino. Here’s what you need to know about the benefits of this service.

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3 Ways to Handle a Clogged Drain

Monday, May 16th, 2022
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Have you ever experienced a situation when a drain clogged on you in the middle of a task? Maybe you were washing dishes or even preparing dinner and suddenly your kitchen sink stops draining. It’s a very inconvenient and unpleasant problem but thankfully a drain clog is something solvable.

Firstly, make sure that the problem isn’t due to food sitting in your garbage disposal. If running your garbage disposal doesn’t solve the issue, then it may mean you need to dig a little deeper to resolve things. We can help resolve any clogged drain in San Bernardino, CA. Read on to see what your options are to solve the problem and restore proper drainage again.

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What to Do When Your Water Heater Won’t Work

Monday, May 2nd, 2022
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Have you ever experienced an involuntary ice shower? It is an extremely unpleasant shock. And this is exactly what can happen if your water heater suddenly gives out on you.

Water heaters are made to last for many years and perform well. But this doesn’t mean they’ll never encounter trouble. The thing about water heater issues is that you want to catch them early, before you lose all access to hot water in your home!

But what do you do if you are already in that worst-case scenario without any hot water? Warning signs won’t mean much at this point! We’ve got you, not to worry. Read on for a brief, helpful guide to getting through a water heater emergency.

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The Benefits of Going With Trenchless Technology

Monday, January 24th, 2022

You finally have your front yard exactly the way you want it. The stepping stones are perfectly placed, the pathway lights are working, and all the plants are thriving. Your yard is your little slice of paradise now and ready to be enjoyed when the weather warms up later in the year.

Time to rip it all up!

Wait, what?

Sadly, if you have a sewer line problem, this may be the situation that you end up being faced with. That is, you might unless you look for a team that uses trenchless technology to get the job done.

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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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What is Trenchless Technology?

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

backhoe-of-construction-equipmentWe’ve all seen a neighbor’s house or a business get the area around it uprooted when they need to replace pipes, such as their sewer lines or main water line. Big plumbing jobs like this can be messy and extensive. But it doesn’t have to be like this. There is an alternative when you need help with your plumbing in San Bernardino.

When you’re having to deal with a large plumbing issue for your home it might be a good idea to consider the option of trenchless technology. This is an approach to your plumbing repair or replacement that will be less disruptive to your life, less destructive to your yard, and an easier solution for everyone involved.

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Replacing a Toilet? Some Options to Consider

Monday, May 6th, 2019

toilet-with-button-flushA bathroom toilet is designed for durability. In fact, people may think of a toilet as an appliance in their home that will never need a replacement. But this is not the case. If your home has a toilet that’s more than 20 years old, it’s time to put in a new one. Even putting in a similar model of toilet will use half the amount of water of a toilet that was made two decades ago.

Or you may be in a position where your old toilet needs to be replaced because it’s become too damaged or leaky to keep around.

Regardless of the reason, it’s time to call a plumber in San Bernardino, CA to put in a new toilet for your house. Which means it’s also time to make some choices about what type of toilet to put in—there are many more options than there once were.

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The Reason the Toilet Is Leaking From the Base

Monday, March 25th, 2019

toilet-with-sprayer-and-phoneThe bathroom is the room in a house that contains the largest number of plumbing pipes and fixtures. Yes, more than the kitchen! And the bathroom toilet accounts for around 40% of indoor water use for a home, making it one of the most important plumbing fixtures in the whole house (even before considering the important job the toilet actually does).

When a bathroom toilet starts to leak, it’s a major problem that you’ll want fixed as soon as possible. Not only is wasteful of water and may cause the toilet to stop working, it also does water damage to the floor of the bathroom. This leads to mold, mildew, and wood rot that can even lead to catastrophic problems, especially if it’s in an upper level bathroom, if it’s allowed to continue.

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Getting Rid of Drain Flies (Because You Definitely Want To!)

Monday, March 11th, 2019

drain-and-spoonYou may have had this happen to you before in your home, or maybe it’s happening now: small flies buzzing around the drains in your kitchen or in your bathroom. Although these flies don’t bite, they’re definitely unpleasant to have around and don’t exactly contribute to the alluring beauty of the interior of a house.

These flies are often known as drain flies or sink flies. They don’t belong to any individual species, and there are over 2600 different species found around the world. Most are tiny, with slightly furry bodies that make them look something like moths. As we mentioned before, they don’t bite humans and aren’t known to carry harmful diseases. But you definitely want these pests out of your home. How do you do that?

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