If you’re in desperate need of a plumber because of a plumbing emergency in Elizabeth City, Dickson Plumbing is available 24/7 to assist you.
Plumbing emergencies can be a total nightmare. Especially when you don’t have experience dealing with them on a normal basis.
What services do we offer during emergencies? Let’s find out!
What should you do if you have a plumbing emergency?
Here’s the deal, if you ever find yourself in the middle of a plumbing emergency, don’t fret.
The simple answer to this question is: Contact us! We can walk you through what you should do if you ever come to face an emergency with your plumbing.
Other steps you should take are:
- Find the source of the emergency
- Turn off the water source closest to the emergency
- Keep everything as dry as possible
- Call your plumber
Of course, there are many different types of plumbing emergencies and many different ways that we may deal with them.
Burst Pipe in Elizabeth City
Burst pipes can be a total nightmare to deal with. Depending on how bad the burst is, it can be really hard to think when you’re watching water pour into your home. When the initial problem is dealt with and the damage is assessed, you can be sure that we’ll take the utmost care of your home when we’re in it.
Of course, we have to figure out what caused the burst. Once we get to the bottom of that, we can order what we need to repair the pipe.
Corroded Pipes in Elizabeth City
A common cause of burst pipes in Elizabeth City is due to corrosion. A lot of housing is older and with that, comes older pipes. When a pipe bursts from corrosion, we fix what we have to in order to fix the initial break.
If you have pipe corrosion in one spot. It is very plausible that you have other pipes corroding. Because of this, we recommend letting us replace any other areas of corrosion that we see.
Frozen Pipes in Elizabeth City
If you live in Elizabeth City, it is very possible that you have never had an issue with frozen pipes. But, in the rare instance that they do occur, we are prepared to help you through.
Frozen pipes can generally be thawed with space heaters or heat lamps being put near the pipes. But, if the freeze is bad and it cannot be thawed out with heat sources near the pipe. We may have to come out and wrap the pipes so they can thaw out.
Disclaimer! Do not try to use a blowtorch to melt what is frozen in your pipes.
Clogged Drain in Elizabeth City
Unfortunately, clogged drains are a common occurrence. When a clogged drain happens, if you can’t get it out, we’re more than happy to come out and help you. We can come out with our drain snake and clear your drain of any gunk that may be stopping it from functioning properly.
Pro-tip! Don’t use any “drain cleaner” or chemicals to clear out your drains. These often do more harm than good.
Broken Water Heater In Elizabeth City
If you’ve got a broken water heater in Elizabeth City, or in general, it can be a major inconvenience. Not having hot water can be a bane when you aren’t able to take warm showers or do certain loads of laundry. When you have a broken water heater, we’ll come and assess the issue to see if it can be fixed with little parts. Or if you’ll need a whole new water heating unit. Dickson Plumbing will be sure to consult with you and keep you informed throughout the whole process.
How To Prevent A Plumbing Emergency
Now, despite all the talk about plumbing emergencies in Elizabeth City, you may be wondering how to make your home safe.
Well, the simple answer is: it depends.
There are so many things that you can do for your plumbing in Elizabeth City in order to prevent an emergency.
These things include, but aren’t limited to:
- Replacing any old or corroded plumbing
- Inspect your plumbing regularly
- Listening to your home
- Paying attention in case anything seems “off”
If you ever feel like anything is wrong with the plumbing in your home, we’re here 24/7 to help you. We’re always sure to guide you through anything that makes you feel “wary” about your plumbing. We’ll always try to go above and beyond to keep you informed and to keep your home plumbing, healthy.
Plumbing emergency in Elizabeth City? We’ll Take Care of You
Here at Dickson Plumbing, we are extra careful to do what we have to do, without leaving your home a total wreck. We will keep our work area as small and clean as possible in order to keep your stress at a minimum during such a high stress time.