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Four Common Plumbing Problems

Plumbing repair and maintenance are an inevitable part of owning a home. Ageing fixtures or normal wear and tear on plumbing equipment are common causes for some problems. Also, certain problems can be a result of how you use and maintain your plumbing systems. Problem Solved Plumbing & Heating offers reliable solutions for plumbing, heating and septic problems. Ignoring plumbing issues might lead to expensive repairs. Trust our emergency plumbing services whenever problems arise.

 

Common plumbing troubles are not only an inconvenience but also cost you in water bills. Have a look at some issues which can affect your home:

  1. Slow or Clogged Drains

    Drains can get clogged over time due to the accumulation of hair, soap and other foreign objects. Routine drain cleaning is the ideal way to deal with this issue. Clear the drain using a plunger, snaking the line or by cleaning the p-trap. Avoid chemical removers as they can cause structural damage. Multiple slow or clogged drains are an indication of sewer line problems. If the problem starts with the lowest areas in your house, you should call professional plumbers and inform them about a sewage backup.

  2. Dripping Faucets

    Continuously dripping water can lead to litres of water loss each year, resulting in unnecessary costs and loss of resources. Water drips can be a result of a worn-out washer or O-ring. Sometimes, corrosion or even improper faucet installation can cause the drip. Call a professional to fix it and replace the faulty parts.

  3. Running Toilets

    A running toilet can waste 750 litres of water every day. Leaks that make a sound and are visible can be identified. Some leaks are intermittent and silent and might go unnoticed. The most common reasons for running toilets are:

    • Refill tube issues

    • Worn out flapper seals or flush valves

    • Corroded toilet handles

    You can open the toilet’s tank lid, turn off the water and check all parts. Certain parts, such as the flapper can be easily replaced by a plumber.

  4. Low Water Pressure

    Low water pressure can make simple tasks such as washing hands difficult. It is generally a result of mineral deposit build-up in the pipes. There also might be issues such as unidentified leaks, blocked pipes or issues with water valves in the house. A plumbing expert can best investigate the causes to resolve the issue.


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Contact Problem Solved Plumbing & Heating for any plumbing-related problems in Cochrane and the surrounding area. Our emergency experts are available all the time. We have a comprehensive list of service options and pricing available to fix plumbing or heating issues accurately.

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