When Do You Need A Plumber For Your Home? | Las Vegas, NV

When Do You Need A Plumber For Your Home? | Las Vegas, NV

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Did you know that one drip a minute equals nearly thirty-five gallons of water per year! No wonder that dripping tap is driving you mad, that is a lot of wasted water. Imagine you have not one but several dripping taps that is a lot of wasted water and money as well.

Many people at this point will try to save some money by having a go at any plumbing repairs themselves. Why pay for a plumber? It cannot be that difficult can it, all you need is a spanner. Any plumber from Craig’s Plumbing of Las Vegas, NV has many years of experience with all kinds of plumbing problems.

It is this experience and expertise for which you are paying. In our opinion, there are very few easy jobs, and none should be attempted by an inexperienced DIYer. The most likely outcome is you will make the problem worse and more expensive to repair. There are many reasons why you need a plumber from Craig’s Plumbing, and these are just a few.

Burst Pipe

A burst pipe is very common for people needing a plumber. But before you call us, there are a few things you should do first. The first is to find where your main water supply valve is located. Once you do that you should shut it off, this will cut off the water supply to the entire house and reduce any further water damage.

The next thing you should do is to turn off your mains electricity supply, this will avoid the risk of electrocution to yourself and the plumber! Finally, you should drain all the taps in your home, flush the toilet, and turn off your water heater. This will remove the water in the pipes so the leaks should stop. Now you can call us, and we can send a plumber around to do any repair work.

If you are not sure where your main water supply valve is, now would be a good time to find out. Remember the longer you take to turn off the water supply, the greater the amount of damage will be done by the leak.

Slowly Draining Sink

Watching a blocked sink drain ranks with watching paint dry. They will cause sinks to slowly drain as the formation of clogs forms in your drainpipes. Clogs form after warm grease, food, coffee grinds, and other materials are poured down a sink.

Especially, warm grease will stick to the inside of the pipe, and over time this will get bigger] and slowly start to restrict the flow of water. Leaving this problem ignored means the clog will grow so large that it will completely block the pipe and you will have standing water in your sink.

A common solution is to pour chemicals down the sink to remove the clog, but this could do more harm than good. Overuse of strong chemicals could corrode older pipes and joints and cause a leak. By far the safest way to remove blockages or clogs is to have a professional drain cleaning service from a plumber working for Craig’s Plumbing in Las Vegas, NV.

Sewage is Backing Up into Your Sink

Standing water in your sink is bad enough, but if you notice brown water backing up and the smell of sewage, you have a serious health problem on your hands. It appears that your sewer line is blocked or damaged. If your wastewater is unable to leave your home to the main sewer network, it will back up into it. It is important to quickly locate and remove any blockage or repair any damage.

A plumbing team from Craig’s has access to specialized equipment like a video camera on the end of flexible tubing to find and then assess the extent of the problem. Their expert knowledge will help you decide what is the best option to sort the problem out.

Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure will mean it takes longer to have your shower, fill up your dishwasher and washing machine. Clogs and mineral build-up in the pipework could be one cause for the low pressure, but others include problems with pressure regulators, water valves in your water heater, and even a leak somewhere on your property. If the cause is a leak, these can be difficult to find.

As much of your pipework is located behind walls and under floors it may be some time before it becomes apparent. An inexperienced plumbing company may take some time before they find the underlying cause of the problem. A more experienced one from Craig’s Plumbing will fix the problem sooner.

You Have No Hot Water in NV

Most people want a hot shower in the morning and not a cold one. Freezing water means you have a problem with your water heater. Have you had your water heater serviced recently? We at Craig’s believe this is the best way to avoid any water heater problem.

The service represents excellent value compared to the hundreds of dollars it will cost to have a repair. The service will correct any small problems before a breakdown and the need for an expensive repair.

You Are Installing New Appliances

Most of us will need help installing new washing machines, dishwaters, or any new water appliance. While it may seem, a good idea to do it yourself to save a bit of money, if it goes wrong you are going to end up paying a lot more for an NV emergency plumber. If you suspect something is wrong with your plumbing call us today!

Why is my Water Heater Shutting Down?

Is your water heater shutting down when you use too many appliances? It sounds like your water heater is underpowered and you need to upgrade. You could get around the problem by staggering the use of your appliances during the day, but the best solution is to invest in a new one. Choosing the right model that is best for you and having it installed is something the professionals at Craig’s Plumbing excel at.

Craig’s Plumbing of Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a 24-hour city and needs a 24-hour plumbing service. Whatever your plumbing needs you can rest assured that we will have plumbers ready 24/7 to help you with your emergency. Call us whenever you need us!

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