If you’re one of the few lucky people in the world who haven’t yet experienced a plumbing emergency, chances are, you will have one at some point in your life. In the case of a plumbing emergency, it’s important to know a few crucial steps to take to keep the situation contained. The article will look at a few common plumbing emergencies and how to handle them.
While plumbing emergencies can come in a variety of shapes and sizes, here’s a few common ones to keep a look out for:
- Frozen Pipes — if you find a pipe inside or outside of your house, look closely at the pipe. If there is any damage whatsoever, call a plumber right away. If there seems to be no damage, you can thaw the pipe with a hair dryer set on low heat. Below are a few quick tips on how to avoid a frozen pipe: