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When to Call for a Plumber

A burst pipe - what you want to avoid this winter

You have a little leak in your home, but you think you can handle it on your own. It’s nothing too big. It’s nothing a screw can’t fix, right?

Unfortunately, you’d be wrong in this situation! The best thing to do is always to invest in a professional plumber in Wexford, PA. You want a plumber that’s going to do right by your home. You can trust our plumbers for the work because we have more than 50 years in the business. We also have a fundamental goal of positivity, safety, pride, and respect. We’re going to get the work done and we’re going to do it well.

Several Reasons to Call for a Plumber

Sometimes you have those grey-area issues where you’re unsure if you should call a plumber. Here is a quick breakdown of some of the reasons you should call one of our plumbers.

1. Slow-Moving Drains

Your sink seems to be moving in slow motion. Any amount of water that sits in your sink seems to take forever to exit it. This isn’t a good sign. Slow-moving drains are an early warning system that you’re having issues with your home’s plumbing system as a whole. We’re here to help you find the issue that is plaguing your home.

2. Running Toilets

Your toilet constantly runs. If you consistently hear the bowl filling throughout the day, then we’re sure that you’ve willed it into becoming background noise. We understand not wanting to deal with mild plumbing problems right away. The problem is, however, that the longer you put this problem off, the worse the problem is going to get.

3. Surprise Cold Showers

You’re lathering up in a hot, steamy shower and then all of a sudden the shower runs icy cold. You’ve gotten your showers down to a science at this point. You know how to cleanse your hair and body and get out of your shower before it runs cold. While this is impressive, you shouldn’t have to do this. Your plumbing system is clearly asking for help. Our plumbers are the professionals who can help you through this.

4. Leaks (Of Any Size)

It doesn’t matter if there’s a tiny leak under your kitchen sink or a geyser coming from a pipe in the inner wall—any leak is a problem. Water damage can get out of hand in the blink of an eye. We’re going to help you patch up this leak for the long-term.

5. Frequent Clogs

If you’ve noticed that you’re always dealing with a clog, then you need to get in touch with a professional plumber. Yeah, the chemical drain cleaner that you use might clear up the problem you’re having for a month or two, but it’s not going to solve it long-term. Frequent clogs are a sign that you have a deeper-seated plumbing problem. Our professionals will get to the source of the problem and help you through the issue.

We treat your home like it’s our grandma’s home. Contact us for a great plumber today.

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