When you notice a mild headache or high fever, you know something is wrong. Similarly, your plumbing system can give signs of illness or malfunction that indicate you might need plumbing services. Your plumbing system could be doing the same. Here are some warning signs indicating you might need plumbing services.
Residents who know the past water usage and the average bill can determine when bills are unusually high. These residents will not pay an excessive amount unless there is an urgent need to inspect their plumbing system for leaks.
Common signs of a faulty plumbing system include bad odors, gurgling sounds, and clunking noises. In some cases, it may sound like there is water running in the house even when there isn’t. This could indicate that it is time for sewer line repair.
High-pressure water pipes and water-consuming appliances can cause leaks and shorten the life expectancy of appliances. Pressure regulators are installed to lower pressures brought into a home at 80 psi. If the pressure regulators are not installed or not functioning properly, water pipes and appliances may suffer leaks and affect the longevity of appliances. Fluctuations in water pressure are the first indication that there may be problems with the plumbing system that need to be addressed.
Continuous exposure to water can cause rusting in galvanized and uncoated pipes. Refined technology has helped resolve this issue, but older installations may result in discoloration or changes in the taste of water. Replacing the sewer lines provides a solution to this problem.
If you’re looking for plumbing services, contact ERM Plumbing today!