One of the tasks you have to take care of as a Pittsburgh homeowner is taking care of your plumbing. So it only makes sense to want to be aware of what the most common problems are that you may run into. That way, when you start to notice red flags you will have some clue a to what is going on or what to expect.

1. Clogged Drains

Kitchens and bathrooms are most commonly impacted by clogged drains, especially hair in the shower drain. The problem is that most homeowners think they can simply pour a store-bought chemical down the drain and solve the problem, yet this only a short term solution and can do more harm than good. When you notice your drain is clogged or beginning to get slower to drain, call in a pro to get the problem fixed – especially if this is a repetitive issue.

2. Leaking Faucets

Most homeowners assume this is just an annoyance and try to live with it, until they no longer can. Keep in mind, dripping water adds up and will end up costing you on your utility bills. Not only that, but letting a slow drip go on only leads to a worse drip, over time. Better to take care of it before it can get worse.

3. Pipes Under the Kitchen Sink

These pipes get a lot of use but are just out of sight enough to not always get noticed if something goes wrong, like a slow leak or the garbage disposal pipes have a problem. One of the most common issues is simply that a pipe is knocked out of place and it needs to be tightened. Sometimes though, this can be a spot where you need to have a washer replaced or something.

4. Clogged Toilet

Just like the drains, a stopped up toilet is a usual occurrence but if it can’t be fixed with a plunger or snake, you need to call in a professional. Ignoring this problem can lead to major issues. So don’t rely on just harsh chemicals to try to make the problem go away.

5. Water Heaters

The problem with the water heater is that once it stops working, that means no hot water. The last thing you want is to find out when you are trying to get ready for work is that you have no hot water.

Making the Smart Choice

In order to address your need for Pittsburgh plumbing repairs, you need true experts on your side. Call on the W.J. McNabb Plumbing team to get the job done. We look forward to working with you and taking care of whatever you need fixed. If you are looking for Pittsburgh plumbing repairs then please call 412-787-8299 or complete our online request form.


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