Sings You Need To Call A Plumber
Ignoring plumbing problems can quickly lead to major disasters such as sewage flowing into your home, burst pipes, major clogs, and more. Rather than dismissing minor plumbing problems, it is a good idea to bring in a plumber as soon as you notice something is off.
You should call a plumber if:
- Your water pressure is low
- Your toilet is frequently clogged or overflowing
- Your water has an odd taste or smell
- You can hear the sound of running water even when no appliances are in use
- Your water bill spiked unexpectedly
- Your sink or shower drains are clogged or slow
- Your drains smell
- Your drains are making bubbling or gurgling sounds
- Your faucet is leaking
- You aren’t getting any hot water
- Your water heater is leaking
If you are experiencing any of the above or other problems, call Parks Heating, Cooling & Plumbing. Backed by 40+ years of service experience, our highly trained plumbers have the solution for any plumbing issue. We will carefully inspect your entire system, locate the exact source of the problem, and explain your options to you before implementing the best possible solution.
What Not to Put Down The Drain
Like many others, you probably aren’t exactly careful about what you put down our drains, and that could end up costing you big time. Putting the wrong items in your drains can very quickly create serious blockages deep within your drains, which can cause clogged sinks and toilets, overflowing toilets, sewage backup, burst pipes, and other kinds of plumbing disasters. It is a really good idea to become aware of some of the worst things to put down your drains, so you can avoid plumbing disasters.
17 of the worst things to flush down the toilet, pour down the sink drain, or place in your garbage disposal include:
- Feminine hygiene products
- Cat litte
- “Flushable” wipes
- Coffee grounds
- Cotton balls
- Paper towels
- Chemical cleaning products
- Produce stickers
- Fruit pits
- Pasta and rice
- Potato peels
If you are experiencing frequently clogged toilets, gurgling or bubbling sounds coming from your drains, foul odors coming from your drains, clogged sinks, or any other problem with your drains, call Parks Heating, Cooling & Plumbing right away. Our Charlotte plumbers will be there right away to perform thorough drain cleaning services to blast away stubborn clogs and help your pipes flow freely.