If there is a vital telephone number that should be added in the hotlines that you have in your wallet or in your homes, it should be the contact number of a plumber. For sure, if you keep a list of hotlines; you must have the telephone numbers of the local police, the nearest fire station, and you have all listed in your mind, 101. These are a few of the hotlines that you really ought to have for any eventuality that you need them.
When you are caught in the middle of a crime, like a burglary in your home; you call the police. When fire has just started from any causes, you call the fireman’s office. But just when a big spill from your pipeline is dripping in front of you, ready to engulf your whole house under water; that’s the only time that you hastily go through the pages of your phone directory to call a plumber. By the time a plumber arrives, a large portion of your house might have been all soaked up in water. Just imagine if you are living on the upper floors of a high rise condominium, you would be involving neighbors in your own mess.
Almost all the time, you only call the services of plumbers when you cannot handle the situation by yourself. The following scenario should merit a call to your trusted plumbing service provider to avoid all the inconvenience of varying proportions.
In most cases, slow or partially clogged sinks or bathtubs are ignored until water cannot sip through. The slightest sign of clog should not go unattended. In the event that you forget to close your faucet, you can cause flooding in your house and what a mess it can bring. You will have to spend some of your precious time drying up your floor and worse it can even damage some of your belongings.
Leaking Faucets and Pipes
You may not realize it, but you are losing much of your money due to dripping faucets or pipes. Using rubber bands or mixtures on the leaking pipes may help but may not permanently solve the problem. Water spillage will still occur from time to time with do-it-yourself remedies. Aside from the fact that prolonged leakage can cause flooding, bandaged faucets are not attractive to see in a clean and orderly kitchen.
Bathroom and Toilet Problems
What a discomfort it would be if water supply to your bathroom and toilet is intercepted due to pipe problems. It must be doubly difficult if the toilet bowl in itself has drainage dysfunction. While you may have temporary solutions, think if the incident can reoccur any time soon. Imagine if you are planning to have a large gathering in your home, or you have visitors.
Indeed, you won’t last a day with a defective water heater during winter time. But even if it is not winter, your water heater is an essential device in a home. You do not only use your heater for bathing purposes, but it is helpful in washing the dishes and sanitizing your food.
Do-it-yourself interventions may not help but may only lead to more significant problems in the future. Constant suction or inserting sticks to push down remnants food in your sink or hair in your bathtubs may loosen up your drainage pipes. Regular use of solutions to dissolve particles can progressively damage your drainage pipe in due time. Pay water bills for the water that you consumed and not for the spilled water from leakages. Save your effort to find solutions for toilet and bathroom water supply and drainage problems; they are only temporary. It’s about to call a professional plumber.