Some plumbing problems can be handled on your own, but others are too big.
When should you call a professional? We’ve all lived with a dripping faucet.
A slight leak like that isn’t much of a problem, right? That dripping can waste a lot of water if left unchecked. One drip per second can waste 3,000 gallons of water a year! Even worse, the leak may be a sign of a bigger problem. Don’t be afraid to call in the pros if you can’t fix the leak yourself. Get to the root of the problem with a residential faucet repair plumber. Clogged bathtubs need immediate attention. The problem will only get worse with time, resulting in more standing water. The bathtub repair plumber can clear the obstruction and make sure it isn’t a bigger issue. When possible, address the problem early to save time and aggravation. When your tub drains slowly, call a professional before it becomes clogged. Inconsistent or poor water pressure can be a problem. It may simply be a matter of cleaning mineral buildup out of the shower or faucets. However, widespread problems with water flow could indicate a bigger problem. Your plumber will diagnose and fix the problem to restore your water pressure. Winter plumbing nightmare. If you’ve ever had frozen pipes, you know it’s best to call a plumber immediately. If you haven’t, count yourself lucky and make the call now. It’s wise to bring in a professional before frozen pipe cracks or bursts, rather than attempting a do-it-yourself thawing. It can cause extensive water damage to your home and belongings if a pipe bursts. Take no chances. Let the experts handle it. The only thing more urgent than burst pipes is a toilet clog that won’t come out with a plunger. The problem could be a sewage line issue too big to be for your basic plunger. Rather than scratch the porcelain or do other damage by trying to break the clog up yourself, call in an expert with the tools and expertise to get your toilet working again.