One Call Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing Emergency’

What You Should Know About Plumbing Emergencies

Monday, December 23rd, 2019


When we bring up the term plumbing, what comes to your mind? Is it the toilet or the shower? What about the drain under the kitchen sink? Or maybe your mind jumps to your sewer line. Whatever part of your plumbing pops into your head first, we need you to know one thing: it is possible to have a plumbing emergency with it.

We aren’t saying this to scare you. Instead, we want you to know this fact so you don’t have to go through the hesitation that can come from wondering whether or not your plumbing system qualifies for emergency plumbing in Cary, NC.

We know that a lot of people may still hesitate to make that call so we want to help clarify. To ease your mind, we’ve created a list of examples of potential plumbing issues that qualify as emergencies so the next time a problem pops up, you won’t need to wonder.

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“What Do I Do with a Plumbing Emergency?”

Monday, October 29th, 2018

old pipe that has sprung a leakHandling plumbing emergencies is an essential part of what our plumbers do on a daily basis. But, what exactly constitutes an emergency? Some are obvious—water gushing out onto your kitchen floor from a burst pipe is very clearly an urgent problem that must be managed right away. But, if you notice a slow leak coming from somewhere like your water heater or think you hear water behind a wall, are those emergencies?

(The answer is yes)

The first thing you should do when faced with a plumbing emergency is shut off water to the affected area. The next step is to call a professional plumber in Raleigh, NC, such as any member of our team. The steps you take after this will depend on exactly what plumbing problem(s) you are facing. Keep reading to learn more about a few of these emergencies.

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