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Why Plumbers Deserve Some Thanks This Holiday Season

The Essential Services Your Local Plumber Helps Provides 

As the holidays approach, many people begin to reflect on what they are grateful for, such as good food, family, and a roof over their heads. Additionally, in these times, the people who work on the front lines often come to the forefront of many people's thoughts. While doctors and EMTs get much of the thanks, plumbers are also a part of those frontline workers. 

As part of what is considered a critical trade, plumbers are there for homeowners when they need it most. Regardless of the weather, they ensure they have access to clean, running water and that their home remains safe and comfortable.

Toilet Repairs Keep Waste Out of the Hometoilet

Perhaps the most common of all plumbing services is the clogged toilet. A clogged drain anywhere in the house is a nuisance, but a clogged toilet can turn into massive trouble if it threatens to overflow.

Homeowners may think a plunger may help, and it may. However, if it doesn't work, there are many other home methods to unclog toilets, such as harmful chemicals and snakes. These could damage the system in the long run, and homeowners don't want to risk having a larger backup and then overflow. 

The problem could be more than just a clog. Often, clogs signal a much bigger problem, such as trouble within the sewer lines. The plumber who comes to unclog the toilet will determine if there are worse issues and then arrange for repairs.

Avoid Cold Showers with Water Heater Serviceplumber

Ask any homeowner, and chances are they've turned on the shower and started to step in only to find the water is freezing. When this happens, they are likely facing water heater issues. Families rely on hot water for many everyday household tasks. If they didn't have hot water, they wouldn't be able to take a comfortable shower or effectively run the dishwasher, amongst other things.

Another common signal that water heater repair is needed is pooling water around the base of the unit. This could result from a leak, and over time, the leak can cause water damage to the flooring and surrounding items. This could be caused by a drain valve leak, internal tank leak, or sediment accumulated over time.

A plumber can diagnose and fix these problems. Additionally, they can provide water heater installation and annual maintenance if the homeowner decides to invest in a new or tankless water heater.

Sewer Line Service Keeps Waste Flowing

Most people rarely even give a thought about their sewer lines. However, it's essential to keep wastewater out of the home and keep fixtures like the toilet and sink drain flowing properly. Homeowners with a leak in the sewer lines could be in for a big expense if not repaired promptly. 

Since sewer lines run deep underground, it's hard to tell if it needs to be repaired or replaced. One of the signs of a dawned sewer line is homeowners with a continuously "soggy" yard. When a line breaks or is damaged, the sewage seeps into the surrounding soil.

Some other common indicators include:

  • Foul odors in the yard
  • Slow draining throughout the home 
  • Overflowing toilets and drains
  • Low water pressure

If any of these issues sound familiar, don't hesitate to contact a local plumber for sewer line repair service. Not only can they help homeowners with these major issues, but they're there to protect their homes and family, making them someone to be grateful for this holiday season. 

About Magic Plumbing

Magic Plumbing has been the San Francisco, CA plumbing company homeowners have trusted since 1980. They offer reliable service, upfront pricing, and availability when homeowners need it most. Contact them today for plumbing services, and be sure to thank a plumber this holiday season.