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08 Mar Top 5 Plumbing Emergencies – Infographic

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

plumbing emergencies Flooding

If the plumbing emergency can potentially cause flooding, then you will need to hire an emergency plumber right away. There are several problems that flooding can cause, including damage to insulation, building materials, carpet, flooring, and furniture. Water can also cause mold to develop. Mold not only damages your home, but it can also increase the risk of health problems.

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 emergencies 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.

Toilet Overflow 

If you have an overflowing toilet, then it likely has contaminated water. The water may have bacteria and viruses in it, which can put your health at risk. You may think that you can clear the blockage on your own. However, you should get this problem fixed by a professional before it gets any worse. A professional can ensure that this problem does not happen again.

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

Clogged Drains

Everyone here at Stampede 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.

Stampede Plumbing Chandler serves the surrounding cities of Ahwatukee, Apache Junction, Avondale, Buckeye,Chandler Heights, East Valley, Gilbert, Goodyear, Laveen, Maryvale, Mesa, Phoenix, Queen Creek, San Tan Valley, South Valley, Southwest Valley, Tempe and Tolleson 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, shower and bathtub installation, sink replacement, faucet installation, water heater replacement and repair, and garbage disposal repair. Call us today at (602) 379-0020 to schedule an appointment!