After a long and tiring day at work, all you want is to take a hot shower. But the water is still as cold as ice. What do you do? Obviously, you need a plumber, but should you wait till the next day, or can you call one now and say it is an emergency? What exactly classifies as a plumbing emergency?
You can call for an emergency plumber if you are experiencing one or more of the following situations.
Your home has a leakage
If there is water leakage inside your house, is a serious problem. Whether coming from the hot water system, tap, toilet, or a leaking pipe, water leakage calls for the services of an emergency plumber so it can be dealt with immediately. Turn off the water main tap to avoid further damage the leak may cause.
A pipe has burst
Water from a burst pipe can seriously damage walls, floors, and whatever else is in the water’s path. Immediately call an emergency plumber to repair the damaged pipe.
Not getting any hot water
When you cannot access hot water, it is okay to wait until the following day to call the plumber. However, there may be situations when you need to have hot water and it cannot wait. If your water heating system has stopped working all of a sudden, call the plumber. If the system is not repairable, you may need a hot water system replacement.
A water heating system should not be a DIY opportunity. Electricity and water are not best friends, and serious damage can occur when attempting DIY.
You have a clogged toilet or overflowed sewage
You have every reason to call the emergency plumber if you have a blocked toilet that has caused sewage to overflow. Overflow of sewage can be a health hazard and need to be dealt with right away.
If you are facing any of the issues listed above, contact emergency plumbing services immediately.
Leaks, burst pipes, or an emergency hot water system replacement, emergency plumbing services can handle them all.