Performance Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Plumbing Repair’

Spotting the Telltale Signs of a Plumbing Problem

Monday, July 6th, 2020

plumbers-hands-working-on-pipe-under-sinkIn the best-case scenario, a “plumbing problem” will mean that you have a drippy faucet or a pinhole leak that you may be able to, at least temporarily, fix on your own. Or perhaps you have a superficial clog in a drain that won’t take anything more than a plunger and some good ol’ fashioned “elbow grease” to relieve. In a worst-case scenario though, your plumbing problem will mean that you need repiping.

Repiping is when we replace old or faulty plumbing with new pipes. In many cases, you may only need partial repiping. But if you have an older home and a widespread problem, you may find yourself in need of whole-home repiping. Before investing in this service, you’d, of course, need to know how to recognize the signs that you even have a need for it. That’s what we are here for! Read on to learn some of the telltale signs of a plumbing problem of this caliber.

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Call for Repairs if You Notice These Plumbing Issues

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Pipe-RuptureIt can be difficult to tell when your plumbing system is in need of repairs. A lot of plumbing issues can develop right under your nose without showing any obvious symptoms, until they end up causing some very obvious damage that is too late to stop. That’s why we recommend so strongly that you have preventive inspection and maintenance appointments conducted on your plumbing system at least once a year. While maintenance is helpful, though, it isn’t a guarantee of your system’s health. There are still plenty of ways that problems can develop in the system between appointments. For that reason, you need to familiarize yourself with the signs and symptoms that indicate a need for plumbing repair services. The following are just a few of the ways that you can tell if your plumbing system needs professional repairs.

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Plumbing Problems and Their Symptoms

Monday, August 6th, 2018

frozen-pipe-rupturePlumbing issues come in many shapes and sizes. Some require immediate repairs, while some can at least wait for an appointment to be made. None of them should be ignored, though. Many plumbing issues can be difficult to detect outside of professional maintenance and repair appointments, which makes it all the more important that you call for repairs when you notice one. So, let’s take a look at some of the common symptoms that indicate your plumbing is dealing with some sort of issue. The faster you can detect issues with your plumbing, the faster you can have it repaired.

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How to Tell if You Have a Leak in Your Plumbing

Monday, June 11th, 2018

flooded-roomPlumbing leaks have the potential to cause quite a bit of damage to your home, not least because they often go a while before being detected. Annual plumbing inspection and maintenance appointments are ideal for detecting plumbing leaks before they get out of hand. Even if you are careful about scheduling plumbing appointments every year, though, you still need to keep an eye out for signs that your system has leaks in it. The faster you can identify leaks in your plumbing system, the more damage you can prevent. Have a look at the following tips that will help you identify leaks in your plumbing system early.

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Keep Your Plumbing System Healthy with These Expert Tips

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Pipe-RuptureIt can be very difficult to keep your plumbing system healthy throughout the years, with much of the system being hidden from sight and all. Sitting around and waiting for problems to present themselves is not really the best tactic to use if you want to keep your system in good shape, though. Plumbing issues are subtle, and tend not to give off symptoms until they are quite far along. If you want to keep your plumbing system as healthy as possible, there are a couple of different steps you can take. Read on for more on these steps, and the advantages they can provide.

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Make Sure You Call for Plumbing Repairs if You Notice These Symptoms

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

PlumberThere are a lot of different plumbing issues that you may find yourself dealing with over the years. Some of them are big, attention grabbing, and damaging. Others are more subtle, and may go months or years without being noticed. Regardless, though, if you want to protect your plumbing system it’s recommended that you be able to catch plumbing problems as early as possible.

Now, ideally you should be scheduling plumbing maintenance to make sure that your system is kept in proper shape. This will also allow your plumber to find and fix problems you didn’t even know you had. However, you should also be familiar with some warning signs that indicate a need for repairs.

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Indications That You Should Call for a Professional Plumber

Monday, November 27th, 2017

PlumberOne of the biggest challenges with keeping a plumbing system in good condition is detecting problems before they have the chance to cause serious damage. Most of the system is hidden from sight, and a lot of the issues that commonly afflict plumbing systems don’t show obvious signs at first. Without professional training or equipment, you have to know what to look for if you want to catch plumbing problems in time to prevent a lot of the damage they can cause. Have a look below for some of the more common signs that you should call for a plumber.

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