While there’s no good time to have a problem with your plumbing, some can still be worse than others.
As seems to be the way of these things, the worst problems tend to happen at the least convenient times.
Somebody or other’s law, apparently. As water problems are some of the worst your home or business can face, you need a plumber whatever time.
You also need to be sure the quality of service is the same, in or out of office hours. As a trusted emergency plumber, we’re always on call.
Everyday Plumbing Problems
Water problems happen so often because any home or business has a complicated plumbing system.
From supplies going in to waste going out and everything in between, there are plenty of things to go wrong.
This is true at any time but changing temperatures and other weather conditions often dictate the pace.
Blocked drains especially are a problem waiting to happen. With the best will in the world, leaves, fat and other material can get stuck where they’re not wanted.
As you’re not always guaranteed to see the signs, when a blockage strikes it is often catastrophic.
While some “emergency plumbers” offer to get rid of the problem cheaply and quickly, often they don’t. What they might do is get water flowing better than it was before your blockage.
That doesn’t mean they’ve fixed the problem. In fact, with some operators, it pays them not to fix the cause of the blockage.
An emergency plumber worth their salt will charge by the job and not the hour. They will tell you what they think is wrong and fix it based on that diagnosis.
If the problem then recurs, they will have to come back and fix it at no extra charge. That is why reputable plumbers do the job properly in the first place.
If your water supply has to be disrupted, this is bad news for all concerned.
While it cannot be avoided sometimes, it should be reinstalled as soon as possible. No emergency plumber should leave your premises with your water supply cut off, unless they give a guaranteed resupply time.
Likewise, you shouldn’t be expected to clear up after your water problem is fixed. Nobody knows until the problem is located what will be involved in fixing it.
A reputable plumber will take precautions in protecting your valuables before starting work. They will also clear up after themselves once they have successfully sorted your problem.
Find Out More
For more information about what you should expect from an emergency plumber, call us at The Cobra Plumbing.
Our 24/7 emergency number is 0435 065 511, with no call out fee. In the meantime, visit our website at https://thecobra.com.au.
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