When Do You Call a Plumber? 7 Reasons To Call an Emergency PlumberOctober 25, 2017 8:00 am
Whether you are doing repairs or remodeling your home, there comes a time where you will need plumbing services. Although there some plumbing issues that you can do by yourself such as repairing a leaking faucet some plumbing issues may be too large for an amateur handyman to manage. Today we are going to look at some of the plumbing problems that are best to be left to a professional plumber.
1. Clogged Sink
When you find that your sink is still blocked even after using a plunger or an entire bottle of drain cleaner, you may need to call a professional plumber. If these tricks fail, the problem may be located deep down in the pipe. Clearing the clog may require the intervention of a qualified plumber who may have to unscrew the tap under the sink and utilize a specialized unclogging device referred as a snake to clear the clog manually.
Leaks, clogs, and burst pipes can cause water damage to your home. If you find that your house keeps on flooding, it is the high time you call a plumber to deal with the issue finally.
3. No hot water
There are many reasons why your hot water may stop working. It may be because of bad leak or faulty water heater. However, this does not mean that you have to deal with extreme cold weather just because the hot water system is not working. Contacting an emergency plumber may help you to restore the hot water system.
4. Overflowing toilet
When you find that your plunger is not enough to unclog your toilet, you may need to contact a plumber immediately. Dealing with a blocked toilet by yourself is not only messy, but you are putting your health at risk. Getting in touch with an expert will help in clearing the clog fast and efficiently.
5. Frozen pipes
If you have an apartment or secondary apartment that stays unoccupied during cold months, frozen pipes may be an issue. If you find that the water is not flowing after a long absence, you should contact a plumber, as they are skilled in unfreezing the blocked piped.
When remodeling your bathroom or kitchen, you will need to hire services of a professional plumber to add fixtures sinks and sinks to these rooms.
7. Old plumbing
A home that is more than thirty years may develop plumbing problems that result because of corroded pipes. This may make the house to have low pressure and various leak problems. Contacting a professional plumber should help you in replacing the worn out pipes.
Few last words
Getting an experienced plumber will save you a lot of time, money, and energy on dealing with the problems mentioned above.
Vincent J. Attardo is the President/CEO of Coastline Environmental Solutions, Inc. He provides Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) investigations, mold and bacteria testing, water damage/mold remediation and repair, and is available for consultation and public speaking. For more information please visit www.coastlineclean.com. Readers may contact him at 800-847-3867 or email at [email protected]