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Emergency Plumbing: What Is It? Should You Call?

By APT Plumbing Admin on 24 Nov 2022

What is Emergency Plumbing?

A plumbing emergency may include many different problems. One of the most common plumbing issues is clogged drains, where water backs up and seeps into your home, flooding it. Another type of emergency might be a leaking pipe that’s spilling out water or gas, like when a toilet may not stop running.

You can look for Sydney emergency plumbing but to save you time APT Plumbers are 24/7 Emergency Plumbing experts and are always available.

When should you call an emergency plumbing service?

Some plumbing problems can wait a little while. Others need to be swiftly rectified. The following indicates when you need to contact an emergency plumber.

Water leaks

When looking for an emergency plumber service for leaks within taps or pipes and you can rely on an expert Plumber to come to you urgently. One of the most common ways for water leaks to occur is from your pipes and it can happen in any part of your home. Whether it’s a toilet, tap, or hot water system, a water leak is an urgent plumbing emergency that needs to be fixed immediately.

Make sure you turn off the mains tap as soon as possible to stop the flow of the water or call a plumber specialist at APT Plumbing.

Toilet Repairs

A broken toilet is not something you want to fix alone. When nature calls you are going to want a working toilet. Whether it’s a leak or break in your toilet, drain, or cistern, don’t waste time searching for plumbing services in Sydney, simply call us at APT Plumbing we will attend ASAP and source the issue then have it repaired as fast as possible. Don’t suffer unnecessarily. Our plumbers are available for those unplanned plumbing issues you have no control over.

Burst Pipes

A burst pipe can damage flooring, walls, and everything in its path very quickly. No matter what the cause of the burst pipe may be, it must be repaired as soon as possible. Firstly, turn off the main water supply as soon as you notice the water has burst, to avoid further damage. A burst pipe is an urgent plumbing emergency, as it can damage property within minutes. Management of a burst pipe must not be left to chance.In this situation, you need to contact a qualified plumber who is available for assistance around-the-clock.

No Hot Water?

Some plumbing emergencies can be determined by the household. If you can wait till the next day for hot water, that’s okay and it may not warrant an emergency plumber. However, we understand that there are circumstances in which having no hot water in a home can be an emergency issue.

If your hot water system is on the blink and there’s no hot water coming through the taps. Get in touch with skilled plumbers who work with all the major brands as well as the different types including electric, gas, heat pump, and solar. We’ve got you covered for all your hot water needs.

Blocked Toilet or Sewage Overflow?

There’s never a great time for a blocked toiler or worse still the sewer. A blocked toilet may occur for many reasons, ranging from water leaks to toilet repairs and even installation and maintenance issues. A blocked toilet or sewer must be fixed as soon as possible to avoid sewage or waste material backing up into your home or business.

Contact APT Plumbing, our plumbers are armed with high-end CCTV drain cameras, pipe locators, and high-pressure water jetting equipment to provide you with a long-lasting fix.

Gas Leak

If you suspect you have a gas leak at home, regardless of the time, call APT Plumbing immediately. Gas leak detection can be performed by one of our licensed plumbers urgently as this cannot be left and should be investigated urgently.

With so many people nowadays not knowing how to operate gas appliances and valves, we are here to help you with all your gas leak detection needs. We have highly trained gas leakage plumbers who can assist you with any emergency you may find yourself in regarding a gas leak or burst pipe.

How Long Will An Emergency Plumber Take?

We will assess the issue you are having while we are talking with you,but there are some things you can do to speed up the process while we assess your issue.

If you have a blocked toilet or sewer, turn off the main water supply and call us immediately. We can come in under 30 minutes depending on your location. If your hot water system is on the blink and there’s no hot water coming through the taps, make sure you turn off the mains tap as soon as possible to stop the flow of the water and call APT Plumbing who will come and replace or repair your system and have you with hot water again as soon as possible.