We’ve discussed a variety of ways you can save money through a variety of tips and maintenance to keep your home’s heating, plumbing and cooling systems running efficiently. In fact, preventative service, such as flushing out a hot water heater, using a timer on your swimming pool’s pump, even these helpful kitchen tips can really add up to a big savings.
There are, however, some home maintenance issues, that it’s best to call in the pros. Calling in a licensed, insured professional plumber, is the best course of action, in situations like those listed below. Oftentimes, these are often symptoms of bigger issues that, when dealt with quickly, will not escalate into larger, more expensive issues.
Clogged Drains – If you’ve already attempted to clear the clog on your own, without success, you’ll need to call in the professionals. Time is especially of the essence in the case where the clog drain eliminates waste water, since odds are you will soon have an unpleasant and unsanitary situation on your hands.
No Hot Water – Your home’s hot water heater provides more than just hot water to your family. If you hot water isn’t adjusted properly, or shows signs of leaks or puddles below, it’s a clear indication, that a professional’s help is required.
A Toilet that Runs Continuously – Aside from inflating your home’s water bill a toilet that runs continually should be attended to as quickly as possible. While it might just be a leaky valve, or defective float, it could also be the sign of something more serious. A professional plumber will be able to quickly assess the severity of the problem.
A Garbage Disposal That Won’t Mulch – Similar to a clogged drain, this is a situation where it’s best to call for backup. Experienced professional can safely and quickly repair your disposal, before things get messy.
Persistent Drips – Faucets with continual leaks are oftentimes an indication of a larger problem, so if you’ve checked the washers and the problem persists, don’t hesitate, call a professional.