It is surprising to know that a lot of people only think of a plumber as an individual who has to be contracted when only the toilet or bathtub are broken or overflowing. Contrary to that opinion it should be noted that a plumber has a job description cutting across various household services. Below are some of the key services offered by a fully-fledged plumbing organization.
1. Drain Cleaning
It is a common aspect to use household sinks such as the bathroom or kitchen sink to drain used water and once in a while, these sinks get clogged. It is a responsibility of the plumbing company to unclog the sinks by removing and debris that might be partly or fully blocking the drainage system.
2. Leak Repair
This is one of the key job descriptions for plumbers. They are fully trained and equipped to perform minor or major leakage repairs in the household or organizations. This may include repairs to a leaking pipe or a complete overhaul of the entire piping system in the building.
3. Water Heater System Repair
Regardless of the season, most people would prefer to have a hot shower at their home and so in the unfortunate scenario when the water heater is broken the most obvious person to contact is a plumber. As with leak repair, part of a plumber key responsibility is to repair the water heater system. In most cases, they are also trained to overhaul the entire system if they find it necessary. It is proven that the modern ‘tankless’ heaters are more power efficient as they use advanced burners compared to the traditional heater models.
4. Toilet Repair
The toilet is a very basic component in the house often subjected to problems that any plumber with the basic knowledge would repair. The most common problems include clogging, flushing, and overflows.
5. Sewer Repair
A sewer system problem can be extremely gross. You should contact a plumber the moment you notice that the sewer system is slow in draining debris or has a foul smell or is making very unusual noise. It is also advisable to give the plumber more details on the type of problem you may be experiencing because the equipment required for sewer repair varies based on your house location and nature of the problem.
6. Hydro Jetting
Sometimes when water pipes are clogged, you may need a plumber to remove the debris using a high-pressure water gun.
7. Repairing The Garbage Disposal System
In most instances, you might be able to fix an issue with your garbage disposal system based on the nature of the problem. Common problems include strange noise, leaks, and jamming. If you are not in a position to fix the specific problem then it is advisable to contact a professional plumber who will be better suited to solve the problem.
Although the plumber might be able to provide a solution for most of the household structures problems it is advisable to contact a plumber at an early stage and not to wait until when an issue is beyond repair.