In an ideal world, you would never have plumbing problems. But plumbing systems are intricate, and issues do occasionally come up. When they do, it’s important to have a professional check it out, as many do-it-yourself plumbing projects could actually do more harm than good.
Your bathroom plumbing system is understandably under a lot of stress since you rely on it for so much. Regular maintenance and reasonable use can help lengthen the life of your bathroom plumbing, but in the interest of being prepared, here are 3 of the most common bathroom plumbing repair needs.
ONE: Knocking Pipes
Whether you are taking a shower or running the sink, knocking pipes are never a good sign. This can have a few different causes, including pressurization of the pipe after use, loose valves in the pipe system, loose support straps, or high water pressure. Issues such as these may cause your pipes to jerk and shift in place, which could eventually result in a leak or breakage. Therefore, it’s important to have this checked out right away.
TWO: Low Water Pressure
If you find that the water pressure in your shower or sink has dropped dramatically, then you have a problem. There are a number of possible reasons for this type of issue. There may be a clog in your pipe, or you could have a damaged water heater, or even a burst pipe leaking behind the walls. It’s best to have a plumber come in and take a look.
THREE: Consistent Dripping
Is your sink or shower constantly dripping? Even if it’s a slow drip, over time this can waste gallons of water, which will reflect on your monthly water bill. Drips can be causes by high water pressure in your pipes, or a broken valve. While seemingly a minor problem, ignoring this issue could cause your plumbing to incur damage over time.
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