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Plumbing Emergency? Here's What to Do.

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Tips for Dealing With a Plumbing Emergency

Everyone has to deal with plumbing emergencies from time to time. The way they are handled can make a dramatic difference in the damage that is done and the cost of repairs. The following are some tips can help you to minimize the damage and the cost and get your plumbing working as efficiently as it should.

Take Immediate Action

When you are having a plumbing emergency taking quick action is essential. Step one is to turn off the water flowing into your home or business. The second step should be to call in an experienced plumber. A well-trained, licensed plumber will be able to quickly identify the problem and make the necessary repairs. They are also be able to advise you on how you can prevent the problem from reoccurring. They have the tools and training to prevent serious property damage.

Gas Leaks

Gas leaks are common plumbing emergencies. They must be handled quickly or there's a risk of an explosion with can case major property damage, injury, or death. At the first sign of a gas leak, you should close the gas shutoff valve. You should also shut off the gas supply to your water heater. Your next step should be to call an experienced plumber. They will identify the cause of the problem and make the necessary repairs to protect your property and the safety of the people using it by eliminating the chance of an explosion.


If your dishwasher, washing machine, or any other water-using appliance develops a leak, turn off the water supply to that appliance. See if the drainage trap is clogged. If you can easily remove the clog, then do so. If the drainage trap is clear or the clog is difficult to get to, call a plumber. They will check all your pipes, investigate the cause of the leak, and make the necessary repairs to prevent damage to your property or your appliance.

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Heating System Breakdown

In case of a heating system breakdown, turn off the burner switch and the thermostat and call a professional plumber. They will inspect your system, locate the problem, and make you aware of your options for repairing or replacing parts of your heating system. A licensed plumber will let you know the best and safest course of action.

Plumbing emergencies can be dangerous and expensive. Quickly contacting an experienced, licensed plumber is your best move.

Looking for an emergency plumber in Fort Lauderdale? Call C & D Plumbing Inc. at (954) 758-8169 for quality service you can trust!