The Most Common Residential Plumbing Emergencies

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Plumbing Inspection Avoid Water Leak RepairOne of our most frequently asked questions is “What is a plumbing emergency?” In this article, General Plumbing look at the most common residential plumbing emergencies that take place in Lake Worth.

Clogs in Fixtures

Not only can clogged sinks, toilets, and shower drains be annoying, they can create emergency plumbing situations. For example, an unresolved problem in your toilet can allow leaks to cause structural damage or raw sewage backups to present health hazards to your and your family.

Leaks in Fixtures

Leaky faucets, toilets, washing machine hoses, and water heaters are no laughing matter. These issues need to be handled quickly and efficiently. Not only can these lead to further problems, including property damages, the wasted water can negatively impact your utility bills as well.

Broken Water Lines or Pipes

Tree roots and other factors can cause underground water lines to break around your home. This can cause soggy areas in your yard, poor water quality and no or very low water pressure. During the winter months there is increased concern regarding frozen pipes bursting around your home. If you have questions about preventative steps your can take to keep your pipes in good shape throughout the year, give us a call.

No Hot Water

You could be experiencing a water heater malfunction, electrical issue, or plumbing leak. If you’re experiencing issues with your hot water, take steps to have a professionals access the situation quickly.

Call the Professionals at General Plumbing

If you’re experiencing a plumbing emergency that needs to be addressed and fixed immediately, give us a call at (561) 420-0442. We’ll be happy to send one of our experienced technicians to fix your plumbing issue as quickly as possible so you and your family can get back to focusing on important things.