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You rely on the plumbing system in your Pompano Beach, FL home all day; therefore, if something goes wrong, it can make life in your home challenging. Although all plumbing issues can be frustrating and can make your life inconvenient, some can wait until your plumber has an opening in their schedule. However, some plumbing issues cannot wait and should be repaired immediately.
If your plumbing system is experiencing any of the following issues, it is best to call an emergency plumber right away.
#1 You Have No Water
You rely on running water for multiple everyday household tasks; therefore, a lack of water coming from the taps in your home can seriously affect your daily life.
You should first check your records to ensure your water bills have been paid and your service hasn’t been terminated. In addition, check with a neighbor or check the water company’s website to rule out a widespread outage. If everything checks out, you should call an emergency plumber. A few issues can cause a lack of water, and you will need a plumber to determine the cause.
- A problem with the water main
- A problem with the main water valve
- A problem with the isolation valve
- Old or corroded pipes
- Clogs in the main water delivery line
- A significant leak in the plumbing system.
The sooner you call a plumber, the sooner the repair can be made, and you’ll have running water again.
A leak in your plumbing system is an emergent issue because the leaking water can cause water damage and mold growth in your Pompano Beach, FL home. In addition, leaks waste a significant amount of water, causing your water bills to increase; therefore, you should call an emergency plumber.
Some leaks are easy to detect, like leaks under the sink. When you open the kitchen or bathroom cabinet, you will see the water pooling. Unfortunately, some leaks can be more challenging to detect. If there is a leak in a pipe behind the wall, it can cause water stains. If an underground pipe leaks, you might see puddles in your yard, or the basement flood could be warm. If the pipe has been leaking for a while, it can cause damage to your home’s foundation. The only sign of a leak in some cases will be a high water bill.
A plumber can use acoustic water detection equipment to find the leak so it can be repaired quickly before water damage and mold growth occur.
#3 Clogged Drain
A small clog in the drain of your home can cause the water to drain slowly. This is a frustrating problem because the sink or tub will fill when you let the water run. Although this is an inconvenient problem, it can wait until your plumber has an opening in their schedule.
Large clogs can prevent the water from draining at all, and you won’t be able to use the sink or tub until the clog is removed. In addition, large clogs can corrode the pipe, which can contaminate the water and cause leaks; therefore, you should call an emergency plumber right away.
A plumber can use a drain camera to find the clog and determine the size, helping them choose the best way to remove the entire clog safely.
#4 Water Heater Issues
The water heater in your Pompano Beach, FL home heats the water in the tank and stores it, so hot water is available when you need it. Some water heater issues can prevent hot water from coming from the taps, and some can make the hot water unsafe for use. In addition, certain issues can cause water damage and mold growth around the unit. Because you need hot water daily, you should call a plumber if your water heater experiences any of the following issues.
- No hot water or the water isn’t hot enough
- Poor hot water pressure
- Discolored hot water
- Foul-smelling hot water
- You frequently run out of hot water
- The unit is making strange sounds
- Moisture or water pooling around the water heater
Allowing these issues to persist can affect your daily life, and the problem can worsen; therefore, it is best to call an emergency plumber right away.
#5 Discolored Water
If the water coming from the taps has a brownish tint, you should call an emergency plumber immediately. The brownish tint indicates contamination, and it isn’t safe to use contaminated water.
If just the hot water is discolored, the issue is with the water heater. However, if the hot and cold water is discolored, the problem is with the plumbing system.
As your pipes age, they can begin to rust and corrode, contaminating the water. A plumber can replace the pipe, and your water will be safe to use again
#6 Clogged Toilet
Toilet clogs occur when something is flushed that shouldn’t have been or if you flush too much water and waste. In most cases, a plunger will break up the clog enough that it can be flushed. If the clog is too large, solid, or located too far down the drainpipe, you will need to call an emergency plumber. A clogged toilet is an emergent issue because you can’t use the toilet until the clog is removed.
An emergency plumber has the knowledge and equipment available to remove the clog, and you can start using the toilet again.
Why Choose MainLine Plumbing?
If you have a plumbing issue and need to hire an emergency plumber, call MainLine Plumbing. We are a full-service plumbing company, and our team has decades of combined experience.
Our plumbers are professionally trained, licensed, and insured. They are qualified to handle any plumbing job, regardless of how complex the repair is.
We understand that some issues cannot wait to be repaired; therefore, we provide emergency service. Our plumbers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to handle emergent issues.
If the plumbing service you need is very expensive and you don’t have the money, don’t panic. We have monthly payment options available, and you can be approved in just 60 seconds, and it won’t affect your credit score.
To schedule an appointment for plumbing service, give us a call or schedule online with MainLine Plumbing.