Is there something strange going on with your plumbing but you’re not sure if you need professional help? With so many DIY options out there, it can be difficult to differentiate when it’s time to give Freedom Plumbers a call. Here are the top 5 signs to look out for when deciding if you need to call a professional plumber:
Routine Backups And Clogs
Once in a while, a clog is unavoidable. But if they are part of your daily routine, it may be time to call in a professional to take a look. Unfortunately, a lot of drain-clearing chemicals can be harmful to the interior of your pipes and make the problem worse in the future. A professional inspection will let you know if it is a serious clog, crack, or collapsed pipe that needs repair.
An Unusual, Knocking Noise
If you are noticing a strange knocking noise coming from your pipes, it’s a clear indicator to call in a professional. This pipe knocking could be a few things, but if it is lose support straps or higher water pressure, it can be especially damaging and cause leaks or bending in your pipes.
Low Water Pressure
Low water pressure is a common problem to have, especially in older homes. While it may be easy to put off for a bit, you’ll probably be wishing you fixed it sooner when you get your water bill. Leaks are one of the most common causes when it comes to low water pressure, and water that is escaping through cracks in your pipes will cost you money and attract roots that can clog your pipes.
Dripping From Your Faucets
If your faucet is always dripping, it’s time to seek professional help. This dripping either means that your water pressure is too high or that your fixture may need to be replaced. It can also be a minor problem, such as needing to replace a valve. Either way, constant dripping can cause permanent damage to your plumbing if left untreated.
Unusual Water Color
If your water is not clear, it means something in your pipelines must be affecting your water. Whether it be too much air, rust, or corrosion, it is a tell-tale sign to call a professional at Freedom Plumbers.