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4 Signs You Need to Call a Plumber

4 Signs You Need to Call a Plumber

Before seeing your family photos and family pet float past you it may be important to call a plumber. In this post we give you 4 simple signs that it may be a good idea to call a plumber… hopefully before it becomes and emergency. This will ultimately save you money and give you peace of mind.

Sign 1: Unexpected High Water Bill

An unexpected increase in your water bill can indicate a leak somewhere in your plumbing system, especially if your water usage habits haven’t changed significantly. This could be a slow leak that is not immediately obvious but is constant enough to raise your water usage over time.

Sign 2: Mildew or Mold On Walls or Ceiling

The presence of mildew or mold on walls, ceilings, or near piping can be a subtle hint of a hidden water leak. Mold thrives in moist environments, so its presence could suggest that water is accumulating where it shouldn’t be, possibly behind walls or under floors.

Sign 3: Slowing Drainage

Slowly draining sinks or bathtubs might not always seem like a significant issue, but they can indicate more serious blockages or problems deeper in your home’s sewer lines. If the problem is isolated, it might just be a local blockage, but if multiple fixtures are affected, it could suggest more extensive issues.

Sign 4: Noisy Piping

Gurgling, banging, or whistling sounds coming from your pipes can be a sign of blockages, water hammer (shock), or other issues in the plumbing system. These noises may indicate that air is trapped in the pipes or that water pressure is improperly set.

In all these signs, our team will be able to identify if it is nothing to worry about, a non-plumbing related issue, or perhaps something to take action on. Keep your eyes and ears open for these signs to keep your family healthy and home safe.