House Call Company Blog: Archive for August, 2017

Plumbing Problems: Toilet Leaks

Monday, August 28th, 2017

toiletThere is no denying that the bathroom is one of the most important areas in any home. Kids can share a single bedroom, you can forgo the dining room for a smaller eating nook, but you absolutely need to have a bathroom in your home. Considering just how important the bathroom is in your day to day life, it should be obvious that any problems with your bathroom plumbing system are cause for concern. Among the most concerning of these problems is a leaking toilet.

The good news is that a toilet leak may not necessarily be as bad as you think it is. The bad news is that it can be as bad as you think it is. We have some tips to help you deal with a leaking toilet, including some common misconceptions and advice about when to call a plumber. When you need bathroom plumbing services in Williamsburg, VA, remember to call on us.

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When to Hire a Professional Plumber

Monday, August 14th, 2017

woman-with-plungerWe know, we know. In this day and age, everyone has an internet connection and everyone can watch everyone else’s “how to” videos online. We know something else too, though. We know that, in most cases, DIY efforts simply cannot match the competence and results of professional plumbing services. While there are certainly exceptions to the rule, and different homeowners will have different backgrounds and skill sets, the fact remains that most plumbing services in Chesapeake, VA are best left to the pros.

Today we want to talk a little bit about situations in which you should really skip the online tutorials, bypass the old toolbox, and pick up the phone to schedule professional plumbing service. We suspect that some homeowners may balk at these suggestions — but those are exactly the homeowners that wind up calling us once the problem has worsened! At the very least, keep these tips in mind, and be sure to contact us with any questions that you may have.

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