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3 Plumbing Issues That Warrant Help From Residential Plumbers

Plumbing issues can cause homeowners a lot of stress, especially if they're pretty severe. Fortunately, residential plumbing services are available. They'll come in handy when the following problems rear their ugly heads. 

Leaking Pipes

If the pipes in your home are pretty old, they likely have a tendency to leak. Even if there is a small leak, you need to get professional help fast. Otherwise, the leak could cause significant water damage around structures, and then you'd be left paying a fortune. 

Plumbers will treat leaking pipes right away because they know what potential damage could take place. If the structural issue is minor, they can patch it up using waterproof solutions. If the structural damage is significant, they may need to replace entire sections of piping. The new piping that is installed will be compatible with the current plumbing in your home. 

Deep Toilet Clogs

It's quite common for toilets to clog. Most of the time, you can alleviate them with a plunger. When they are deep, that's when you'll need help from a residential plumber. For deep clogs, the plumber can use a device called a snake. It has a flexible design that allows the plumber to easily move it through your plumbing's inner workings .

Once they reach the clog, they can tear it apart using the end of the snake. If that doesn't do the trick, they can send pressurized water through your pipes. The water should create enough force to remove whatever has collected inside over the months. 

Damaged Toilet Ring

The ring on the bottom of your toilet plays an important role: it maintains a watertight seal. After a while, though, this ring can get damaged. In this case, you would benefit tremendously from working with a residential plumber.

First, they'll assess the condition of the ring to see if it can be salvaged. If it can, they'll apply a weatherproof sealant around structural issues on the ring. This way, water can't get through. If the ring is in really bad shape, the plumber can replace it with your consent. It will be sealed in properly too so no water will get all over the bathroom floors. 

Plumbing issues will occur at some point if you own a home, but they don't have to cause you a lot of stress and cost you a fortune. All you have to do is find a competent residential plumber to address these issues head-on.