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Dealing with Leaking Pipes and Other Problems


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Dealing with Leaking Pipes and Other Problems

Welcome to my blog. My name is Richard and this is my new blog. In this blog, I will be discussing the various types of DIY work you can carry out in your home to keep its plumbing system in top shape. I will also be detailing the situations when you should call in an emergency plumber. Until a few years ago, I didn't know a thing about plumbing but all that changed when a pipe began to leak in my home. The plumber was great and he passed on some great advice which I would like to share via this page. Enjoy!

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What Should You Do When A Water Pipe in Your Home Bursts?
2 April 2018

Water pipes can burst for a range of reasons. The

When to Call a Commercial Plumber to Your Business
21 February 2018

When you own or manage any type of business, even

3 Common Hidden Water Leaks In Homes
3 January 2018

You may think that your home doesn't have any wate

4 Tips to Prevent Blocked Drains in Your Home
27 October 2017

Blocked drains are the most common issues plumbers

3 Ways to Know Your Home Needs Repiping to Prevent Plumbing Emergencies
24 October 2017

Plumbing emergencies do cause a considerable incon

What Should You Do When A Water Pipe in Your Home Bursts?

Water pipes can burst for a range of reasons. The pressure inside can build up to a degree that the pipe is unable to contain. Your pipes may also develop some flaws over time, causing gradual deterioration and eventual rupture when they become too weak to sustain the water pressure. Regardless of the cause of the burst, you need to act fast. That's because if your home ends up flooding, it may suffer some considerable damage. Read More 

When to Call a Commercial Plumber to Your Business

When you own or manage any type of business, even a small office, you want to ensure you maintain the plumbing of that building properly. Ignoring a small issue with the drains, toilets, sinks, and other such plumbing features in your commercial building can lead to even larger problems down the road, along with messy and costly repairs and cleanup. While some plumbing emergencies are obvious, others may be more difficult to detect, so note a few signs that it's time to call a commercial plumber to your business. Read More 

3 Common Hidden Water Leaks In Homes

You may think that your home doesn't have any water leaks since you can't see any staining on your floors and walls. However, some water leaks are hidden and rarely leave visible signs of the leakage. This article discusses some of the hidden leaks that you should test for periodically. Leaky Shower Doors People with shower doors need to test how well those doors keep water away from the floor outside the shower compartment. Read More 

4 Tips to Prevent Blocked Drains in Your Home

Blocked drains are the most common issues plumbers are called to sort out. Besides the fact that a blockage can cause a terrible smell in your house, it's also hazardous because it can cause damage to pipes. It can also greatly inconvenience you if it results in the clogging of multiple drains in the home. Fortunately, there are ways you can be able to prevent blockage by following these four simple rules. Read More 

3 Ways to Know Your Home Needs Repiping to Prevent Plumbing Emergencies

Plumbing emergencies do cause a considerable inconvenience, but what homeowners neglect to consider is that they typically do not occur overnight. In general, your home becomes increasingly at risk of a plumbing emergency if necessary repairs are not undertaken in good time. Not to mention that overlooking faulty plumbing simply because it is still functional also increases the susceptibility of the hardware malfunctioning seemingly spontaneously. Luckily, the trick to prevent these emergencies from creeping up on you would be by knowing how to spot the signs of impending issues. Read More