Nobody likes to think they’ll have to deal with a plumbing disaster, but the truth is it can happen to anyone at any time. When it comes to any type of plumbing repair, you may be thinking about the nightmare that’s happening and the nightmare to follow. Fortunately, there are some quick tips you can follow to help you manage a plumbing repair disaster more efficiently.
- Turn Off the Water – The obvious choice isn’t always the thing that comes to mind first. If you have a plumbing repair that involves actively running water that is flooding your home, turn off the water immediately. This will provide you with some breathing room for the next steps.
- Call Your Plumber – While you may think that laying down all the towels you own is the next step, it’s actually to go ahead and call a professional for plumbing repair. This way, they can give you an ETA and you’ll know what you are working with until they can arrive to provide services.
- Move Items to Safety – Depending on the room and type of plumbing repair, the next step is to remove items that could easily be damaged or that might get in the way of the plumber doing his/her job. You’ll feel better knowing that the affected areas are ready for repair and cleanup.
- Clean Up Planning – As your plumber arrives and begins plumbing repair, the next step is to create a cleanup plan of action. This might include running a dehumidifier, or it may involve calling in a professional company to help remove all traces of water to prevent mold and mildew growth.
At Top Notch Plumbing Services Inc., we offer 24-hour plumbing services that will ensure you have a trusted professional you can call during a plumbing repair of any scope and size. Call us today if you have questions about our services or need assistance with your plumbing.