When to call a plumber

One of the common decisions that homeowners / commercial business owners have asked when there is a plumbing problem is whether they try and fix it themselves or whether to call a professional. Trying to fix the problem by yourself without the expert knowledge of a plumbing professional may save you money but some plumbing problems require the attention of a professional plumber.

Damaged Sewer Line

Big problems and mess in your property can be caused by a damaged, blocked or broken sewer lines. Calling a professional plumber should be the first thing to do when you find that there is a sewer line problem. That’s when you’ll need to call a plumber.

Issues with the Water Heater

You might think that a water heater is a very simple appliance but its repair or installation must be done by a professional as it includes different components. When you notice a leak around the tank and you don’t have hot water in your house, you should call a plumber to help you with the problem ASAP.

Low Water Pressure

Many reasons can be the cause of low water pressure. Some of those can include defective water heaters, blockage in the water lines and low pressure from the municipal supply. Even if you are in the position of locating the source of the low water pressure, the DIY approach is still a bad idea.

Leaky Pipes

Water leaks can occur in different places in your house like inside a vanity unit, in a drainpipe, the water heater, under a floor, behind a wall, the sewer line, or under the buildings foundations. Leaks come in various sizes and the causes of them can be various. If you decide to ignore a leak, the situation will get worse and bring severe property damages. Because of this reason, a call to a professional plumber is extremely important as a professional plumber will be able to locate the source of the problem and repair it accordingly.

Drain Clogs

One of the most frustrating problems for every homeowner are drain clogs or blocked drains! Here again, many people are keen on trying to fix it themselves but it is important to call a plumber to fix the problem if you are not able to fix it with a regular plunger. Professional blocked drain plumbers are in the position to blast the most unnerving clogs away as they have professional equipment and tools.

New Installations

Installations that are connected to the plumbing system can include sump pumps, garbage disposals, water heaters and other appliances. Many companies offer the option of installation by their representatives but if you don’t have that option, always reach out to a plumber.

When You Are Unsure

Any situation in which you don’t know what the problem is or you don’t know what to do calls for the assistance of a plumber. It is fine when you are “supposed” to know how to fix the plumbing situation and you don’t know how. Plumbers are out there for that reason and we would be honoured to check your situation and give you the proper solution.

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