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At one point or another, most of us will come across a plumbing emergency at our homes. These plumbing emergencies can surprise you anytime in the bathroom, kitchen sink, or in the toilet which can cause you major inconvenience if not diagnosed properly. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Top 5 Plumbing Emergencies that requires professional plumber


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Top 5 Plumbing Emergencies that requires
professional plumber
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Introduction
  • At one point or another, most of us will come
    across a plumbing emergency at our homes. It is
    nothing but an uninvited trouble which can incite
    mental and physical pain and eat up your huge
    time and money if not handled properly. In
    addition, they can be a major embarrassment in
    front of your guests in the middle of your party
    or function.
  • Having some plumbing tools like adjustable
    wrenches duct tapes, teflon tapes, at home is
    highly recommended as it can help you fix the
    problem temporarily until you find the permanent
    solution. Forced cup plunger and a plumbers
    snake are another tools that will help you in
    case of blocked drains and toilets. In case of
    any major plumbing issue do call the nearest
    professional plumbing services at the earliest.

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Plumbing Emergencies
1. Blocked Drains
Causes- Foreign object, Left over cooking oil,
Paper products, Debris, Vegetable peels,
Incorrect pipe installation How to fix it- Try
pouring boiling water, Use a rubber plunger or a
plumbers snake, Pour baking soda followed by
vinegar
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Cont..
2. Blocked Toilets
Causes- Hairs, Chewing gum, Soap scum, Litters
How to fix it- Try using a long wire hook, Use a
caustic chemical drain cleaner, if nothing helps
call a plumber
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Cont..
3. Frozen Pipes
Causes- Water inside the pipe expands when it
gets close to freezing, and cause bursting of
pipes, pipes located in basements or near the
external wall uninsulated How to fix it- Try
heating and insulating, frozen pipes tend to
burst hence dial a plumber immediately
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Cont..
4. Gutter Flooding
Causes- Heavy rainfall, Accumulation of leaves,
seeds, twigs, berries How to fix it- This is
no DIY activity, hence contact a pro plumber to
get it fixed
5. Gas Leakage
Causes- Faulty appliances or piping, damaged due
to excavation How to fix it- Do not try to fix
it on own, it can be dangerous as hazards
associated with it are fire and explosions as
well as carbon monoxide poisoning.
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