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Plumbers: What Do They Actually Do?

Plumbers: What Do They Actually Do?

Plumbers Do More Than You Think

Typically, you would call a plumber if you had a garbage disposal issue or if your toilet was acting up, but did you know that there are a number of other areas plumbers specialize in? Your local plumber can do anything when it comes to water and pipes. You might think you need to call a different repair man for other areas of your home, but a plumber can multitask and service more than your toilets and drains. Here are a few areas that you can call a plumber for assistance:

Water Heater Issues

You may not think about your water heater very often…until you are showering in just cold water! Cold showers can be jolting and your water heater makes it possible to avoid that issue with ease. Water heaters are also useful in providing hot water when you are washing dishes and sanitizing clothes. If you have hot water issues, your water heater may be to blame and a local plumber can help..

Washer And Dryer Problems

Though your washing machine is an appliance and you may not associate it with a plumber, it takes in water to wash your clothes. It then has to let that water back out to drain. If the washer overflows, there might be a stuffed up drain. If it doesn’t fill, there could be another issue. Either way, you could have a local plumber take a look to see if they can repair it or if it needs to be replaced. While they are there, they can look at your dryer too. It’s an electrical device and something they can take a look at for you as well.

Daily Plumbing Maintenance

Your plumber is someone who can help with a leaky faucet or pipe, but they can also help with everyday maintenance. If you want to give your plumbing system a check up in order to avoid emergencies, a plumber is happy to come in and check things out. They might find a small leak that they can easily fix, which would have become a huge mess had the pipe burst because it was not checked out. Daily maintenance is important in avoiding bigger problems and messes later on.

Emergency Plumbing

If you have a plumbing emergency in the middle of the night, you shouldn’t have to call a different plumber. You should be able to call your local plumber in order to fix the issue immediately and avoid bigger problems later. You shouldn’t feel embarrassed about the problem because it can happen to anyone and your plumber is here to help!

Pete Fer & Son

Pete Fer & Son Plumbing and Supply Co is South Bay’s trusted source for all things plumbing. If you need a toilet fixed, give us a call. If you have an emergency in the middle of the night, we’re there for you. We’re a family run business that gives you the personal attention you need and comprehensive services to back you up as well.