Its not uncommon for property owners to put off plumbing repairs. Somehow that leaky kitchen faucet or the slow-draining bathroom sink don’t seem threatening enough to warrant calling in a plumber on an emergency basis. Most people lead very busy lives today and may not have the time to find a suitable time to call in a plumber to fix those niggling plumbing issues.
The one thing most people don’t realise is that many plumbing issues are cumulative in nature and build up over a period of time. Very few rear their head without warning signs and its only when you ignore them that you are faced with a plumbing emergency and have to call in a professional to tackle the job. We at Everlast Plumbing Know that the long-term expenses matter- When you delay fixing that dripping faucet or two, you may not. Take a look at why it’s crucial that you don’t defer plumbing repairs and call in Sydney plumbers immediately
The Long-Term Plumving Costs of Neglecting Maintenance
Just a few drops of water are no big deal, right? Wrong. Delayed maintenance on a needed plumbing repair can come back to haunt you in a number of ways. For one thing, if you have a leak in a faucet or a supply line, you have to pay for the water that gets wasted. It might not seem like much, but, a single leak can add up to thousands of litres of water per year. Think about what that means for your water bill.
Leaking water can cause other problems, as well, regardless of whether the problem is in the supply line or the drain pipe. If a leak occurs anywhere outside the sink, toilet, or tub, the moisture could end up promoting mold and mildew growth and even rotting the woodwork in your home. Imagine having to rip out and replace a floor, ceiling or wall because you didn’t get around to making a simple plumbing repair before it was too late.
Hire Plumbers For Timely Maintenance
The consequences of plumbing problems can reach beyond your pocketbook, as well. Mold and mildew can promote respiratory problems, and biofilm in your pipes can be responsible for a number of noxious diseases. Other issues, like a leak around the toilet seal or a backed-up sewer line, could mean that you are actually exposed to raw sewage inside your home.
When you think about all the possible outcomes of ignoring a plumbing repair, the choice becomes obvious: Either break out your tools and tackle the do-it-yourself repair, or call a plumber. Any laments about the expense or time spent resolving the problem can be assuaged by thinking about the potentially enormous costs of waiting until you have a real emergency.
For any more information about any of our plumbing services in Sydney, feel free to contact Everlast Plumbing at (02) 8045 5100. We cater to residential and commercial clients across these areas in Sydney. Alternatively, send us your queries through this Contact Us form.