Evans Plumbing Inc Blog: Archive for February, 2019

4 Signs You Might Have a Leak

Monday, February 18th, 2019

leakWhen there’s a leak in your home, you’re not always going to know that it’s there. In fact, you’re lucky if your leak occurs in a place where it’s visible in plain sight. Most leaks will happen behind the walls or underneath the ground.

It’s estimated that there are 240,000 water-main breaks annually in the United States. That is a significant amount of water! But there’s nothing you can do except find and fix the leak as quickly as possible. This can be difficult in cities since most leak detection methods depend on hearing them.

But for your average residential neighborhood, you can rest assured that tracking down leaks is much easier. As long as you know what to look out for, you can greatly decrease the chance of being blindsided by a sudden leak.

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What Kinds of Plumbing Issues are Emergencies?

Monday, February 4th, 2019

woman-mopping-waterHave you ever had to phone in an emergency to 911 before? Chances are, you knew exactly why you were calling and made the problem clear to the dispatcher.

In the world of plumbing, there are emergencies, too. However, since those emergencies aren’t on the same level as a 911 emergency, we’re naturally hesitant to make the call. Maybe you’re afraid that your problem isn’t truly an emergency and could be wasting people’s time. Or, you don’t want to incur any extra fees for a minor problem.

We understand your concern. In this post, we’ll go over three categories of plumbing emergencies so you can alleviate any doubts of using a 24/7 emergency plumbing service.

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