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How Faulty Plumbing Can Cause Greater Damage

For people who own a home, taking care of the mechanical systems is vital to protect the value and integrity of the structure of the house. One of the major mechanical systems of the home is the plumbing. While plumbing systems are built to last a long time, pipes and fixtures do corrode and get damaged. When this occurs, there is an increased risk of other significant problems cropping up in and around the damaged plumbing area if it is left unattended. Getting timely plumbing services from a professional plumber in Fort Myers, FL, can help protect against this.

At the first sign of trouble, reach out to The Plumber’s Plumber before the following problems lead to worse damage.

Leak Issues

In most cases, faulty plumbing surfaces as a leak which can readily be cared for with professional plumbing services. While it may appear to be just an annoying problem, leaking plumbing can cause wood rot, building material deterioration, and mold. Some of the common areas where leaks crop up in plumbing are:

  • Toilets
  • Sinks
  • Bathtubs
  • Washing Machines

While the plumbing leak may seem minor, water damage from leaks can be very costly to repair. It can involve reconstruction of the sub-flooring, vanities, ceilings, walls as well as replacement of flooring and sheetrock.

Water Loss and Complex Secondary Problems

One of the simplest leaks is often a leaky or dripping faucet or bathtub nozzle. While this may not cause significant damage outside the tub or sink, it can cause an extensive amount of water loss over time.

Additionally, there are occasions when the casing around the sink fixture can start to leak over the counter and down the side of the vanity onto the floor. When this occurs over an extended period of time, the damage can become extensive to the flooring and vanity materials, which will later need to be replaced.

Often when caught early and repaired by our top local plumbing company, water loss, damage to building materials, and potential mold problems can be mitigated easily with little undue expenses. This allows for the issues to be limited to a repair of the plumbing pipes and fixtures without the need for emergency plumbing repairs.

Call The Plumber’s Plumber today or fill out the online form to schedule an appointment. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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