One Call Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing Tips for Homeowners’

What Do I Do with a Plumbing Emergency?

Old Pipe That Has Sprung A Leak

Handling 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 & Durham, 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.

Do You Have an Overflowing Toilet?

This one can easily send you into a panic as not only does it mean
you can’t use your toilet, but that you may have water damage and an
unsanitary mess …