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When To Call a Plumber

When To Call a Plumber

With so much information on the internet these days, it is easy to fix a lot of homeowner issues on your own. However, when it comes to plumbing problems, there are certain repairs you do not want to attempt on your own. Avoid risking personal injury, major property damage, or spending money on costly repairs by calling a professional.

What are some instances that its time to call a plumber?

Overflowing Toilet– Do not attempt to fix this problem yourself. The issue will not be repaired by just turning off the water. It may be a simple clog or could be an underlying issue that a professional needs to address, especially if it happens often. Failing to address the issue by a professional can cause a huge disaster later.

Burst Pipes– Pipes are one of the most common causes of water damages in homes. A burst pipe can cause a large amount of water damage if not treated quickly. Damaged pipes can be difficult to locate on your own. A plumber will be able to find the source of your leak before it is too late. Call a plumber to fix the pipe as soon as you can before you have major flooding.

Frozen Pipes– When your pipes freeze, it can lead to serious water damage. Instead of trying to unfreeze them yourself, call a plumber. A plumber is qualified to fix this issue and prevent damage from occurring.

No Hot Water –Water heater malfunctions can happy for a variety of reasons, ranging from a total breakdown to a minor defect. Regardless of the source of the malfunction, it’s a good idea to hire a plumber to handle the job. Water heaters operate using electrical and gas systems. Not know what you are doing could result in injury or damage to your home.


All of these situations may require the assistance of a plumber. Find a reputable company and make an appointment. It will be well worth it to avoid the costly repairs that any of these can cause.

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