Top 5 plumbing Emergencies

05 Mar Top 5 Plumbing Emergencies

Plumbing Emergencies – Infographic

In times of a plumbing emergency, you need an emergency plumber, and you need to know who to call. Benjamin Franklin’s team of plumbers are available and ready to help. Here are five plumbing emergencies that you should know about and be prepared for!

Frozen Water Pipes

As winter creeps in and the weather gets colder, one of the things you need to think about is frozen water pipes. Having frozen pipes is not only inconvenient because you can’t get water from your faucet, but it also creates a lot of pressure. Should that pressure build-up, it could cause your pipes to burst. When that happens, you have a significant problem on your hands. Listed below are some things you should consider doing to prevent frozen pipes

Burst Pipes

With cold weather around the corner, one of the biggest plumbing incidents is a burst water or sewerage pipe. This problem causes severe damage to the property, furniture, and fixtures. It also puts ones home at high risk of such issues as the growth of mildew, contamination of food and water, and the growth of water-borne bacteria. Most pipe bursts happen during the winter season as the water freezes inside the pipes, which expands, creating immense pressure which then causes the pipes to burst. It only takes a small pipe leak to cause flooding mayhem at home, it is good to take proactive steps to prevent the catastrophe from happening.

Leaking Fixture

A leaking pipe can cause more damage than you might otherwise believe. It can cause excessive damage to your home and increase your monthly bill exponentially. To protect your home, it is crucial to know the signs of a hidden leak. Your water pipes are located in your wall and under flooring that most homeowners can’t typically access. Potential leaking pipes are one of the most popular reasons homeowners call the expert licensed plumbers at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing. To help you better understand if you have a mounting problem needing our attention, here are the top five signs that you need a professional plumber for possible water pipe repair services

Clogged Drains

Everyone here at Benjamin Franklin Plumbing knows your pain. We fix drains every day that need a thorough cleaning. Clogged drains can happen to anyone, and we’ve seen it all. We call this our Smelly Drain Cleaning service. We know that stinky drains are no laughing matter.

Gas Leak

What does a gas leak smell like? The scent is a common question when people detect the unusual odor and worry about its source. The truth is that in and of itself, natural gas is odorless. This efficient, colorless, safe-to-use gas is a non-renewable hydrocarbon that has a harmless gas added to it; this combined gas smells pungent. It is known as mercaptan or methanethiol, and its odor is like that of rotten eggs, rotting cabbages, or, more technically, hydrogen sulfide

Benjamin Franklin TYler Plumbing Emergencies

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing Tyler serves the East Texas cities of Kilgore, Longview, Tyler, and Whitehouse with a team of certified plumbers. In addition to emergency plumbing repair, some of the plumbing services provided by the company include faucet repair, drain services, toilet repair, plumbing fixture installations, tub and shower installations, kitchen sink repair, faucet installation, water heater repair/replacement, and garbage disposal replacement. Call us today at (903) 730-6611 to schedule an appointment!

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