MarGo Plumbing Heating Cooling Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Emergency Plumber’

Toilet Overflowing? Don’t Panic!

Monday, April 15th, 2024

Emergencies don’t always bring out the best in everyone. It’s easy to be frantic when something goes suddenly wrong, and that never helps with resolving the situation. And of all the possible household emergencies, ones that involve a flood of toilet water can be particularly distressing.

If your toilet overflows, what is the most important thing to do? Stay calm! But of course that’s easier said than done. The best way to avoid panic and calmly resolve an issue with an overflowing toilet is to have a clear plan to follow. Here’s what to do.

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Critical Plumbing Emergency Tips

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

It’s easy to panic in an emergency. In our frantic urgency, we can make things worse, or take too long to take simple steps that mitigate the damage. In a plumbing emergency, that time could mean the difference between a minor mess and a flooded bathroom. 

Knowing what steps you should take can make your reaction time much faster and help you avoid missteps. Familiarize yourself with these tips, and the next time you have a plumbing emergency, you’ll be better prepared to do what’s necessary.

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This Is How You Prevent Sewer Line Emergencies

Monday, September 4th, 2023

Your sewer line has a big job to do. It takes all the waste from all the drains in your home and carries it away from the house to connect to your municipal sewage system. It has to handle a large quantity of wastewater, quickly and efficiently, and in doing so it keeps you and your family safe, sanitary, and healthy.

But what if something goes wrong with your sewer line? Here’s what can happen if something goes wrong with your sewer line, how to prevent these emergencies, and what to do if they occur. 

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How to Know if It’s a Plumbing Emergency or Not

Monday, June 12th, 2023

Time can be of the essence when there’s a plumbing emergency. You need to get professional help immediately! But what if you’re not sure? Is the plumbing problem you’re experiencing really an emergency, or can you wait and schedule a regular appointment with a plumber? Here are some tips for sorting that question out.

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3 Plumbing Emergencies You Can’t Ignore

Monday, May 15th, 2023

There are times when you know something is wrong, but you put off dealing with it, perhaps hoping it will get better on its own, or perhaps waiting until it is more convenient to take care of it. When it comes to plumbing problems, some of them really can’t be ignored until a later date. Doing so could cause things to get much, much worse. Here are three examples of situations that can happen with your home plumbing that really must be fixed immediately.

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3 Big Plumbing Problems

Monday, July 30th, 2018

plumbing-line-repairAs a plumber, we’ve dealt with countless leaks and clogs. Often times, all it takes is a quick repiping or a simple hydro-jetting to fix those problems. But a simple leak in the wrong place can make all the difference.

In this post, we’ll go over three plumbing problems that can cause substantial damage if not taken care of immediately.

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How to Handle a Leaking Pipe

Monday, January 1st, 2018

frozen-pipe-damLeaky pipes are unfortunately quite common in the winter. The freezing and thawing of water in the pipes causes them to expand, which may force a pipe to burst open. Other factors can contribute to leaky pipes too, of course, such as corrosion or other means of excess pressure on the pipes.

For the most part, a homeowner is not most concerned with how a leak happened. It’s important to know whether corrosion indicates your pipes are in need of replacement, but the first thing you want to know is how to stop the leak and get things under control.

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