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Signs You Need to Call an Emergency Plumber ASAP

There are plumbing problems, and then there are plumbing emergencies. Plumbing emergencies cannot wait to be addressed. You need to service ASAP. But how do you know when a plumbing problem becomes a plumbing emergency?

You can keep reading to learn more about the factors that make a plumbing concern more of an emergency situation. Then give our team a call when you need an emergency plumber in Neenah. We can help with all of your plumbing needs, big and small, including emergencies.

Persistent or Widespread Drain Clogs

It’s completely normal to have a drain clog here or there. But if you have a drain clog that is persistent, meaning you battle it time and time again, there may be a deeper problem contributing to the clog. It’s also a major red flag if you have sinks and tubs that drain slowly across your entire home. 

This can mean that you have an issue somewhere deep inside your plumbing system that is impacting drainage all over. It’s definitely a good reason to call for an emergency plumbing appointment before the problem worsens. 

Ignoring slow drains across your home can allow sewage to back up into your drains. Other signs of slow drains that should be taken seriously include bad odors wafting up into your home and hearing gurgling sounds even when your drains are not in use.

Major Leaks

First, let’s talk about the difference between a minor leak and a major leak. You may have a pipe underneath a sink that drips occasionally. In this case, you can put a bucket under the leak until our team can arrive to fix the plumbing problem. But a major leak is one that you cannot find a way to address without a plumber. 

In the case of a major leak, we encourage you to turn off the source of water that leads to your home to prevent the leak from doing additional damage or running up your water bill. Then give our team a call to schedule an emergency plumbing appointment so that we can fix the leak and turn your water back on safely. 

If you have existing water damage due to a leak, we encourage you to clean it up the best you can ahead of the emergency appointment. Allowing water to stand for longer can do more damage and lead to major mold problems. Use a wet vacuum, mop, or use towels to get the water up and then clean the area with a disinfectant. 

Obvious Damage

If something happens that does damage to any part of your home’s plumbing system, you need to give our team a call whether or not you are experiencing leaks and other related problems. Visible damage to any part of your plumbing system can mean that there is also internal damage that you don’t see. 

Even if the damage isn’t causing problems now, it’s only a matter of time before leaks or blockages happen. It’s better to stay ahead of a major problem in this scenario than to put off calling for service and face an even bigger issue later on.

Trust Tureks Plumbing Services for Terrific People, Terrific Service. Get in touch with our team today for your plumbing service.

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