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Even the best-maintained homes in Atlanta, GA will need an emergency plumbing service sometime. When that plumbing emergency strikes, who can you depend on? Not all companies offer a plumbing service on holidays or come out at night, and it is not as easy as you think to find one at Thanksgiving or Christmas. Even if you could find one, many will charge over the odds for their services.
We at Peach plumbing are a family-run firm and understand how stressful it is when the water heater refuses to work on a cold evening or that toilet blocks late at night. We offer an affordable and dependable plumbing service. We hire only the best technicians and guarantee the highest standards of workmanship.
Symptoms of Future Problems
Early detection of impending problems can save you a lot of future stress and money, so you should be on the lookout for any early signs that you need a plumbing service. Plumbing problems may reveal themselves in many ways.
Higher Than Expected Water Bills
If your water bill suddenly spikes this is a sign that you may have a leak somewhere. You could double-check by turning all the water appliances off and seeing if the water meter is still running. Not all leaks are as obvious as water pooling around a water heater.
Often the first sign of a leak is the smell of damp or mold coming from a sink cabinet or under carpets. It is vital to quickly find the location and cause of the leak. The longer the leak runs the greater the damage to your property.
Leak detection Is a Plumbing Service That Peach Plumbing Offers.
Water Pooling Around Your Home
Not all leaks occur in the home. If you find pools of water around the outside of your house, you could have a slab leak. Another sign of a slab leak is if your garden is looking very green and is damp, even if it has not rained. Most homes are built on concrete slabs. Water and sewer lines run under or even through the concrete slab.
If these lines leak or burst under the slab, then structural damage to your foundation will occur. This a very dangerous situation, and the longer it is left the greater the chance that your home may be at risk of collapse. If you suspect that you have a slab leak, then please call Peach plumbing straight away.
Your Sinks, Shower Tray, and Bathtubs Are Taking Forever to Drain
Slowly draining sinks, shower trays, and bathtubs are caused by the build-up of clogs. Clogs are formed when grease, coffee grinds, food, and other materials stick to the inside of pipes. As the clog grows it will restrict the flow of water through the pipes and if not dealt with, it will grow to completely block the pipes.
Small clogs can be removed by pouring some chemicals down the drain. Overuse of these chemicals can be a bad idea especially if you have older pipework, as the harsh chemical could corrode the pipework and joints and lead to leaks. If your pipes are starting to clog, then call Peach plumbing for a professional drain cleaning service.
Your Toilets Keep Blocking
Do you have to repeatedly keep flushing the toilet to clear it? Sounds like you have a blockage somewhere. Like kitchen sinks, we tend to put almost anything down a toilet and these items can cause blockages.
You should not put anything down a toilet other than human waste, water, toilet paper, or some gentle chemicals. Most people assume that wet wipes and the like are safe to flush down toilets, but these are made from materials that are not easily dissolved in water. If not flushed away properly they can build up and cause blockages.
Is it time to pour that toilet unblocker down the toilet? Again, if your pipes are old. overuse of these chemicals could corrode the pipes and joints. If the blockage is located far from the toilet, then these chemicals may not even reach the blockage. To be safe you should call Peach plumbing for a plumbing service.
One thing you should not do is to not keep flushing the toilet, all you are likely to do is to create an overflow, with those chemicals you poured down earlier, ending up over your floor along with dangerous bacteria and germs. Clean-up is not a job you should attempt yourself, leave it to a technician from Peach who has special clothing to protect from these dangerous materials.
Wastewater Is Backing Up into Your Home
Normally wastewater from your home will go into your sewer line and then into the main sewage network. The same mechanisms that are clogging or blocking sinks and toilets could do the same to your sewer line.
If your sewer line is blocked or damaged your wastewater will have no place to go but back into your home. If you see discolored water backing up into your home or smell sewage you need an emergency plumbing service straight away. If the sewer line is damaged and leaking under your home, this could also lead to a slab leak.
Regular Maintenance Will Save You Money
Peach plumbing recommends that you have your plumbing system regularly serviced. This will enable the early detection of small clogs and blockages. They can be more easily removed before they become major problems. Any damage to your pipes and joints can be fixed before there are any leaks, causing water damage to your home.
Peach Plumbing Is Proud to Help the People of Atlanta, GA.
There are many other reasons why you may need a reliable plumbing service, but whatever the reason you can be sure that Peach plumbing will be on hand to help.
Have you been given an estimate for a plumbing service that seems too high? Are you having second thoughts about your chosen plumber? Then call Peach Plumbing & Drain today. All our people are highly skilled and trained in providing top customer care. They will not leave until you are 100% satisfied with the work done.