When to hire a plumber in Etobicoke?

Most homes and businesses have a few tools to handle minor plumbing problems. Every sink, toilet, and bathtub needs a bit of work here and there. However, there is still an occasional need to hire professional plumbers. Etobicoke plumbing services from Waterman are available for home and business owners who are experiencing any type of plumbing emergency.

Sometimes using simple tools isn’t enough, as the smallest problem can grow until it becomes a costly disaster. There are also plumbing problems that require professional skill, because they can be too dangerous for you to attempt on your own.

You need to hire a plumber to handle problems such as:

  • The installation of a new sink, toilet, bathtub, and/or new pipes.
  • New construction on a bathroom or kitchen that requires a building permit.
  • Handling sewer line leaks or breaks
  • Problems with the water heater
  • Leaks in the septic tank

You should also call a plumber whenever you have a recurring problem. Instead of trying to deal with them yourself over and over again, it might be less costly to have a plumber fix the problem once and for all.

Clogged Drains

While a clogged drain itself isn’t that difficult to deal with, a drain that becomes clogged all the time might be in need of professional service. The underlying problem should be dealt with by a plumber. Also, plumbers have the tools that are required for handling tricky, deep clogs and for clearing the drains easily.

Dripping Faucets

Don’t wait too long to get a dripping faucet fixed. A single dripping faucet can send gallons of water down your drain in no time at all. When a tap is turned off, a watertight seal is formed to prevent water from pushing its way out of the faucet. The washers forming the seal can become dislodged or torn, and this results in a small amount of water being able to trickle through the pipes. If you wait too long to call a plumber, the valve seat may become corroded. This will cost more money to repair when you finally do call a plumber.

Low Water Pressure

There could be a number of reasons why water pressure is low; it might not even be related to the pipes, but rather due to the local water supply. If the water company confirms that the problem is not on their end, you know the problem lies with your pipes or faucets. A common cause is a build-up of deposits on the aerators. If the problem lies with the pipes, you will need to call a plumber, as problematic pipes can lead to damages to a building’s foundation.

Running Toilet

Thanks to toilet repair kits, most toilet running problems are easy to fix. However, there can be a more complex problem, such as a silent leak. Call a plumber if your bill is higher than it should be and you’re unsure of the cause.

Regular Maintenance

You won’t have to call a plumber if you prevent problems from happening in the first place. Turn on all of the faucets in the house on a regular basis to monitor water pressure. While a bit of variation is normal, all of the faucets should have a steady flow. You might also want to have an inspector come in every season to check the pipes.

Some plumbers in Etobicoke, like Waterman, offer inspection services as well as emergency and repair services.




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    Our plumbers are fully licensed, bonded, and insured; making us a perfect choice for all of your plumbing needs.

I called several plumbing/drain companies for an estimate to unclogg my bathtub drain and Jim was the most reasonable in price. I found Jim to be very punctual, quick and efficient. I also had Jim quote on two much larger drain jobs, he took the time to professionally explain the scope of work needed with diagrams and gave a fair price.

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