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There will be times when you see a clogged sink in the kitchen or witness the water heating system break down. A plumbing emergency can strike at any time of the day or night and the people of Callahan, FL. will turn to Bert Norman’s Plumbing to help them. So that the plumbing system remains in perfect working condition, it is wise to have the system regularly maintained.
Each plumber with Bert Norman has many years of experience and is up to date with all the required skills to provide a modern and professional plumbing service. We have spent years gaining a reputation for the highest standard of workmanship.
If you need a skilled plumber then look no further than Bert Norman’s Plumbing.
Some Signs That You Need a Plumber
This is one of the main reasons that you need to call a plumber. Before you call Bert Norman’s you should turn off the main shutoff valve. If you do not know where yours is, then find out now! Any delay in turning it off could cause thousands of dollars worth of damage to your home and furnishings, and repairs could take weeks because you must dry out your home first.
You have a Leak Somewhere
Leaks are not always easy to find. Often the first sign is a larger than expected water bill or a musty smell from under a sink or basin. If you happen to see damp floors and walls as well, you need to call a plumber, there could be a leaking pipe somewhere. If you hear water running behind the walls or under the floors even when the kitchen or bathroom is not in use, this means there is a leak somewhere.
Unpleasant Smells in Your Home
Musty smells normally come from damp areas near a leak. You could also detect a burning smell coming from your water heater. This could be due to faulty wiring or a loose connection within the heater. Overworking parts could also give off a burning smell.
Do not ignore these smells as they suggest a potential fire risk with your water heater. Turn it off and call Bert Norman’s Plumbing immediately.
Sink or Shower is Taking More Time to Drain
Is your sink taking longer and longer to drain? Are you up to your ankles in water when you take a shower? You need to call a plumber from Bert Norman’s, there is a good chance that you have a clog somewhere in your pipes. You need to act quickly as the pipes will eventually block.
Hearing Gurgling Noises
Air bubbles are created as water flows over a clog causing the gurgling sound you hear as the sink empties. A clog can form when materials like grease, food, coffee grinds, and others stick to the insides of pipes. As the clog builds up it will restrict the water flow. In areas of hard water, layers of scale can form, from minerals that are dissolved in the water. This will exacerbate the problem of clogs.
Water Flow Is Poor
If it takes a long time to fill your bath up, there could be several reasons for this. There may be a faulty water valve in your heater that slows the flow of water. There could be a clog building up somewhere also restricting the flow of water. Whatever the reason you need a skilled plumber to quickly locate and fix the problem so you can start enjoying that nice hot bath again.
No Hot Water from Your Water Heater
There could be many reasons for this. If you have an electric heater the heating element could be broken. If there is a tripped circuit, no electricity supply will reach the water heater and will not produce any hot water.
For a gas-powered water heater, let us assume there are no issues with your gas supply. If the pilot light will not come on it could be that the gas valve may not be opening fully, or the ignition unit may be broken. A faulty thermostat can also lead to no hot water coming from your water heater.
Whatever, the cause you need to call Bert Norman’s Plumbing to book a water heater repair.
Discolored Water Backing Up into Your Sink
If you see discolored water backing up into your sink or toilet you have a big problem, as your sewer line may be blocked. A blocked or damaged sewer line will not allow the wastewater from your toilet to exit your home to the main sewage network. It has nowhere to go, and it backs up into your home. The sewage contains nasty germs and bacteria and poses a serious health hazard for you and your family. You need an emergency drain cleaning service.
Toilet Is Blocked and Overflowing
By flushing unsuitable materials down your toilet, you run the risk of it blocking. Only water, human waste, toilet tissue, and some gentle cleaners should be flushed down a toilet. Flushing items like wet wipes and Kleenex down a toilet is surprisingly a bad idea. These items find it difficult to dissolve in water and cause blockages if not flushed away.
Other bad ideas are constantly pouring harsh chemicals down the toilet and repeatedly flushing the toilet. They are unlikely to remove a blockage that is located some distance from the toilet. It also increases the likelihood of the toilet overflowing.
Plumbers That Take Pride Serving Callahan, FL
Bert Norman’s Plumbing takes great pride in serving our local community of Callahan, FL. We understand that an emergency plumb can be needed any time, on weekends, or holidays. There will always be someone available to help you all day, every day. Whenever you need a highly trained plumber at an affordable price then call Bert Norman’s Plumbing today!