Lutz Plumbing, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Emergency Plumbing’

Got a Plumbing Emergency? Follow These Steps

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Ruptured-PipePlumbing systems can generally be divided into two different categories: emergencies and problems that can wait for an appointment. For the purposes of this blog post, we’re going to ignore problems of the eldritch and otherworldly variety, like tentacles coming from a portal to another dimension located in your drain. Although, to be honest, that sounds like kind of an emergency. Not one we’re going to talk about here, though. Anyway, plumbing emergencies!

When a plumbing emergency happens, the number one thing you need to do is keep calm. If you panic, you’re just going to make things worse. So, if you have a burst pipe spewing water into your hallways or some other kind of plumbing emergency, keep calm and follow the steps below to get it taken care of as quickly as possible.

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What Qualifies as a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

pipe-leakPlumbing problems come in a variety of types, some of which are little more than minor annoyances, and some of which are complete disasters waiting to happen. When you have one of those latter problems come up, sometimes you can afford to wait a couple of days for a plumbing appointment. Sometimes you can’t. If you’re not sure whether to try and schedule an appointment for your plumbing issue, or whether you should call for emergency plumbing services as soon as possible, have a look at what qualifies as a plumbing emergency below.

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Steps You can Take During a Plumbing Emergency

Monday, September 18th, 2017

pipe-leakPlumbing problems are always frustrating. Even a relatively minor issue has the potential to cause quite a bit of damage if left alone. Some plumbing problems need to be addressed more urgently than others, though. If you have a plumbing issue come up that cannot wait for an appointment, you’re going to need emergency plumbing services.

You can take some steps to limit the damage while waiting for your plumber to arrive. Even emergency plumbing services involve commute times, after all, and that means there is still potential for damage between when you call for repairs and when help arrives. Follow our tips below to help mitigate things in the interim.

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What to do During a Plumbing Emergency

Monday, August 29th, 2016

The first instinct that most people have when confronted with an emergency, any emergency, is to panic. This holds true for plumbing emergencies, as well. Water is pouring out of your walls or up from under your floor, and it can be an overwhelming thing to deal with. The first and most important thing you need to do in a situation like this, though is: don’t panic! If you know what to do beforehand, you can prevent a lot of water damage and make dealing with the situation a lot easier. Read on to find out how.

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