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The last thing you want to wake up to in the morning is a cold shower. Not only is it a bad start to the day but now you need to find a plumber to come and fix that water heater. You are busy and do not have time to ring around and find somebody reliable.
Even if you did have time where do you start looking? A search on your mobile is where most people start but are those at the top of the list any good, these are sponsored ads after all? A good place to look is a trusted review site like Google.
Now you need a plumber with many five-star reviews and ratings, one that is available 24/7 and does not charge the earth for quality work. The plumbing service that ticks all these boxes is Peach Plumbing & Drain.
Peach Plumbing has been offering professional plumbing services to the people of Buckhead, GA for many years now. As a plumbing emergency can strike at any time of the day or night, it is good to know that each plumber with Peach Plumbing has many years of experience and is always up to date with all the necessary skills to provide a quality plumbing service. If you need a skilled plumbing professional today, then look no further than Peach Plumbing & Drain.
When Do You Need a Plumber?
This one is a bit of a no-brainer, but do you know where your main shutoff valve is? The reason we ask is that not everybody does. This should the first job you do on finding a burst pipe, even before ringing us!
The sooner you can turn off the main shutoff value the less water damage will be done. More water damage will mean it will take longer for your home to dry out and costly repairs started.
Believe us it is no fun cleaning up the mess, and you will spend a lot of time replacing all those ruined furnishings. Another good idea is to turn off your mains electricity as well, after all, you do not want to electrocute yourself or any plumber from Peach Plumbing.
Is There a Leak Somewhere?
A leak is not always easy to detect. Most pipes are hidden behind walls, under floors, kitchen cabinets, and baths. Often the first sign of a leak is a musty smell coming from under a sink cabinet in your kitchen or bathroom. You may see damp floors and walls. A leak from an upstairs faucet will leave tell-tale water strains on the ceiling.
You may not be able to hear water running behind the walls or under the floors, but if you suspect you have a leak, the best thing to do is to turn off all the water appliances in your home and check your water meter if you have one.
If the water meter is still ticking over when everything is turned off, you have a leak somewhere. This is the time to call Peach Plumbing, we can send over a highly trained plumber to quickly locate and fix the leak.
Your Sink or Shower Is Taking More Time to Drain
Is your sink is taking a long time to drain? Does the water come up to your ankles when you shower? This is a sure sign that you have a clog in your pipework, and you need to call for a plumber from Peach Plumbing and have a professional drain cleaning service before the pipes are completely blocked.
A tip for preventing clogs in the future is to avoid pouring warm grease down the sink as this will stick to the insides of the pipes. Other materials such as food and coffee grinds will attach to the grease and form a clog. In the bathroom, another good tip is to fit a hair trap over the shower drain.
Hair, toothpaste, and soap will also stick to the insides of pipes and form a clog. Many people pour chemicals down the sink to remove clogs, while this may work for removing small clogs, long-term use of chemicals may corrode older pipework and joints.
You Start to Hear Gurgling Noises Coming from the Drain
As the water flows over a clog, air bubbles are created and cause the gurgling sound you hear as the sink empties. You may also see bubbles making their way into your toilet because of any clogs formed there.
The problem of clogs will be made worse in areas of hard water. Hard scale can form, from minerals dissolved in the water. This aggravates the clogging problem by adding layers of scale.
You See Discolored Water Backing Up into Your Sink and Toilet
If you think that having clogs in your water line was a problem, then wait until they start forming in your sewer line. Any blockage in the sewer line or damage to it will mean that the wastewater from your home will have no way to exit via the main sewage system. Without a means to escape it will back up into your home, resulting in sewage flowing into your sink and toilet.
Whatever you do. Do not flush the toilet to clear the blockage. The most likely outcome is the sewage will end up over your floor, creating a serious health hazard for you and your family.
If you do have an overflow, you should call Peach Plumbing straight away, one of our plumbing professionals should deal with the mess, as they are equipped with protective clothing to shield themselves from all those nasty germs and bacteria. After that, we recommend that you have your sewer line inspected to determine the extent of the problem and possible solutions.
Peach Plumbing – Why Call us?
We take great pride in serving our local community of Buckhead, GA. We understand that an emergency plumber can be needed at any time. We at Peach Plumbing will ensure that somebody will always be available to help you all day, every day, on weekends, or holidays. If you need a highly trained plumber at affordable prices, then call Peach Plumbing today!