It seems like any plumbing problem is a gigantic problem and the warmer months bring their variety of unique problems that end with a call to the plumber. From sewer line backups or garbage disposal damage from a corn cob or a watermelon rind, to a leaking washing machine or a faulty sprinkler system—we’ve been through it all. And with 24/7/365 Emergency Plumbing Service from Hammond Plumbing & Heating, you don’t have to be worried about any of it. When you need a plumber, we’re here for you. What’s even better is that, similar to all of our other services and products, any plumbing repair or service carried out by Hammond Plumbing is backed by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Leaks and Other Plumbing Repairs
One of the most common calls we get for plumbing services in Kitchener throughout the year is leak detection and repair. With such a variety of different leak and clog-related problems that can develop in your home, preventative maintenance can go a long way. According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety®, there are a variety clues that might mean a plumbing leak, and being congnizent of that could help you take care of the concern before it ends up as pricey water damage:
- A higher water bill than usual could indicate a leak.
- Pipes that bang loudly and routinely are a sign of issues.
- Rust stains in your sinks or rust-tinged water could be signs of bigger problems.
- Moisture on your floors or in your walls may point to a plumbing leak.
- Signs of wet soil erosion near your home’s foundation may mean you have a leak.
Water Conservation with the Experts
By knowing how much water we use on average each day, we can find ways to conserve.
BATH: 36 gallons to fill the average bathtub
SHOWER: 2 to 5 gallons per minute, depending on shower head
TEETH BRUSHING: 1 to 2 gallons per minute of running water
HAND AND FACE WASHING: 1 gallon
SHAVING: 1 gallon
DISHWASHER: 6 to 16 gallons, depending on efficiency of model
DISH WASHING BY HAND: 8 to 27 gallons
CLOTHES WASHER: 25 to 40 gallons per load
TOILET: 1.6 to 4 gallons per flush depending on age of toilet
DRINKING WATER: half a gallon per person recommended
All you have to do is call Hammond Plumbing at 519-894-3222
or request an appointment online and we’ll work with you on all your plumbing and water heating needs. We even carry a Plumbing Maintenance Agreement to help you keep your plumbing system running as it should and to prevent would-be problems, so you don’t have to worry about unexpected plumbing problems and potentially costly damage to your Kitchener home.