Thursday, October 15, 2015
Knowing When You Need To Call In The Experts
One of the worst emergencies to have in your home is a plumbing one. If you're living in Edmonton, then you are very lucky as there are some excellent plumbing firms in the area. Obviously preventive maintenance is better than emergency repair, but sometimes things happen and there is nothing that you can do.
The insurance industry has come up with some suggestions in a bid to help homeowners understand and recognise the start of what could be a 'red flag' situation. Here are some things to look out for that could escalate into something big.
If you suddenly see that you are spending more money on your water bill, and there is no explanation. Call a professional plumber and find out what the reason is. If you are paying for water, and not using it, then it has to be going somewhere, and there could be a leak.
Any strange gurgling noises in your water system could mean that pipes have become loose and about to burst. A plumber has special tools to find out where this is happening in your home, and can solve it quickly and efficiently.
If water comes out of the taps and is not clear, this signifies that something abnormal is occurring in the system. It could be the beginning of corrosion and if left unchecked you will end up with major repair work.
If any of the above occurs, then don't delay; get it checked and maintain your peace of mind. A plumber will make sure that an incident doesn't turn into a tragedy.