When To Call A Plumber

Sometimes it’s obvious that it’s time to call a plumber and sometimes the signs are a little sneaky. There are a few tasks a keen do it yourselfer can tackle quite well. However, if the jobs are complex or problems seem to be reoccurring it may be time to call in the professionals. Also handling some issues can be dangerous and unsafe, so make sure you have a certified plumber for these tasks. Here are a few guidelines on when it appropriate to ask for help.

New Construction

With any new builds you’ll need to pass a inspection by the City of Victoria building inspector. You will want to have this new plumbing put in properly, not just so it will pass the inspections but also to prevent issues down the road. Nothing is worse than a brand new house with plumbing problems. Suddenly your brand new house smells like an outhouse.

Any Renovations that require a permit

Your Victoria plumber will know all the building codes for the area and this is a huge advantage. The plumber also knows the process for permit application and approval very well, making one less thing for you to worry about.

Water Heater Problems

Dealing with a hot water tank when you don’t have the skill or knowledge can be dangerous. You could end up spending more money, when it could be a simple quick for for an experienced plumber.

Septic or Sewer Line leaks

Trust us, you don’t want to handle these without the proper training and equipment to protect yourself. You could end up with a very smelly problem on your hands if you try to do it yourself. This is one I’d definitely leave to the professionals.

Reocurring problem

This is a sign that something is off with your plumbing, it’s best to have it assessed by someone who is used to dealing with these kinds of issues, to resolve the issue completely.

If you are experience any of the above issues, it’s time to call us today.

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