Plumbing work can be an unavoidable part of owning a property. In this regard, some of the problems come with simple fixtures or the normal deterioration of plumbing equipment, while on the other hand, you can face plumbing issues that might be caused by how particular systems are maintained or used.
At Swiftcare, we have seen and fixed different types of plumbing problems – micro and macro alike! This article will share some of the most common plumbing issues that you might face.
1. Low Water Pressure
Slow water pressure can easily make it difficult to use almost any plumbing system on your property. Mostly, the decrease in water pressure is caused by a single common one and that is the leaking of a pipe that might have become worn, broken, or corroded. However, it sometimes also indicates a bigger plumbing issue such as hidden water leaks, sewer or drain clogs, broken or cracked sewer lines, etc.
2. Leaky Pipes
Leaky pipes can be caused by various problems, that includes:
- Pipe corrosion
- Excessive water pressure
- Incorrect pipe layering
- Pipe joint damage
However, the reason behind what is causing the leaky pipes, it needs to be fixed as soon as possible. The longer this issue is ignored, the more damage it can cause; both to your property and plumbing system.
3. Clogged Drain
It is one of the most common problems that almost every house or property owner experiences. Few reasons that cause clogged drains include:
- Inefficient pressure
- Improper waste disposal
- Objects in the drainage system
- Damaged pipes
4. Water Heater Problems
Hot water is a necessity! So, when the water heater cannot provide enough hot water, it might be possible that the property owner has a plumbing crisis to deal with. Generally, water heater problems are caused by the following reasons:
- Loose or broken electrical connections
- Improper water heater installation
- Heating element failures
- Sediment or corrosion buildup in the system
- The wrong type or size of the system to support a property’s requirement
5. Dripping Faucets
Believe it or not, dripping faucets are wasteful, annoying, and costly. Most of the time, these drips are caused by an O ring or worn-out washer, which can be removed easily. In a few other cases, the reason could be caused by improper faucet installation or even corrosion.
If your dripping faucets do not get fixed by an O ring then you should call an expert to diagnose the problem.
6. Sewer System Backup
Sewer system backups can be extremely annoying, as they are smelly, unhygienic, inconvenient, and expensive to fix. The common causes for this issue are:
- First, old sewer lines may be broken or collapsed. The new and modern sewer lines are made using plastic, however, they can be made from plastics; they can also be made using clay, or cast iron.
- Second, the main sewer might be clogged. You will have to call a professional for getting this plumber’s work done.
- Third, the tree roots might have invaded the pipes. The roots can easily pass through the cracks in the pipes
It does not matter how small a plumbing problem you may seem to have, hiring a plumber will always provide you with the best solution. Sometimes, even with the help of repairing manual, you might not understand everything. Fixing the problem on your own might lead to further damage to your plumbing system.
If you have experienced any of the above-mentioned problems and are looking for a plumber in Karachi, contact us. We have a team of certified and trained experts who know how to get the job done, which guarantees results.