One Call Plumbing Blog: Archive for October, 2017

The Importance of Hiring a Pro for Your Plumbing Job

Portrait of male plumber fixing a sink in bathroom

There are specific standards for professional plumbing services in Durham, NC. These standards are in place to ensure that your plumbing system works as effectively and efficiently as it should for as long as possible, and does so safely. When you find your home in need of professional plumbing services in the Durham area or in one of our surrounding service areas, you needn’t look any further than our team—but we feel it’s very important that we tell you to trust in a professional plumber, only.

In addition to the safety and liability guarantees that you can only get from a licensed professional plumbing company, hiring professionals for the job also benefits you in many other ways:

Reliable Training

When you choose to hire just any plumber off the street, you can be left with less than ideal results. The same goes for hiring a general handyman. What you want instead is a plumber who has comprehensive education and training, that which is necessary to handle the worst of clogs, the trickiest of leaks, and busted pipes that can quickly …

Steps to Take in a Plumbing Emergency

An Old Pipe With A Pinhole Leak

If you need to improve your water pressure, would like to look into
upgrading your faucet, or are wondering how a water treatment system
would benefit you, then all you’d need to do is set up an appointment
with a plumber. Quality plumbing contractors will have time available
and will be more than happy to make this a convenient experience for
you.

But what if you have an emergency with your pipes, drains, or plumbing fixtures? Then you need someone to show up fast. You may also need to take some steps on your own to prevent property damage and damage to your plumbing system. We’re here for your reliable Durham, NC emergency plumbing services, and to provide some advice on steps you should take when an emergency hits.

First, Shut Off Your Water!

Chances are, you already did this if you see water gushing from your
pipes into your home. But other signs, such as a sudden drop in water
pressure, may not lead you to action right away, though it should. Shut
off your water as …