The 5 Most Common Plumbing Problems


The reason why people do things like decorating their houses and maintaining them is because how your home looks define your status in society. Plumbing is one of the factors that if not well maintained can earn you a bad reputation among your visitors. Below are the five most common plumbing problems you should bother to check and fix.

Leaky Faucets

Broken or failing valves, corrosion, or accumulation of mineral deposits cause leaky faucets. This problem not only affects the silence of your house but also the leaking can inflate your water bills.

Clogged Drains

The problem of clogging is caused by accumulations of soap scum, hair, or personal care products in the drainage system. Clogging simply means that wastewater cannot drain completely, which can result in a bad smell in your kitchen or washrooms.

Running Toilet

You have a running toilet if the flapper valve in the tank allows water to pass through, or if the fill tube is loose. A running toilet increases your water bills, as water continues to run when the toilet is flushed.

Leaking Pipes

Leaking pipes are a general problem that can be caused by a wrong installation, corrosion or a variety of other issues. The leakage mostly occurs around the joints causing some wet spots on the floor or ceiling. This is not only a health hazard but also leads to wastage and inflated water bills.

Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure is a problem majorly associated with leaking pipes and the buildup of sediments. Your water supply company may also be responsible for the low pressure. When the tap water drizzles instead of gushing out, it means you can’t perform your culinary duties efficiently. Above all, you cannot take a hot shower because the head will not heat up with low-pressure water coming out.

Bottom Line

Although some of these plumbing problems can be avoided without calamitous results, for efficient maintenance and handling of more technical repairs, a pro comes in handy. A professional plumber has the knowledge and skills to solve most of these aforementioned categories of problems.

If you’re in need of emergency plumbing repairs, contact the experts at Vander Hyde Services today for all your plumbing and AC repair needs.