If you’re a homeowner, you’ll know that plumbing is a great part of keeping your home in one piece. While most plumbing issues are caused by aging installations, it’s not uncommon that plumbing issues are caused by everyday wear and tear.

Below I made a list of the most common problems people face when it comes to the plumbing in their homes, or at least what plumbing jobs we are being called out to do often in Cape Town.

Leaking Taps

Mainly caused by a worn-out washer or an O-ring. Most often these are very easy to replace, and you can quickly get away with a few DIY tricks, but in some cases, a dripping tap can be caused by other installation problems which need a professional plumber. Besides, a leaking tap can be very costly at the end of the day and put a strain on your water bill.

Leaking Pipes

Pipes that are leaking can be caused by many factors which include: incorrect water pipe laying, joint damage, high water pressure (if your pipes are weak and can’t handle the pressure), cracks in the pipes, etc. Leaking water pipes can be very dangerous, not only for the fact that it can be costly, but it can cause some serious damage to your house, which includes: water running through the ceiling and more.

Blocked Drains

A blocked drain or a slow-running drain can cause some serious health hazards for you and your family, so this is an issue to be sorted out immediately, even if it’s in the middle of the night, a 24-hour plumber should be on speed dial. The most common causes of a blocked drain are caused by hair, soap, and other objects that have built up over time. Be sure to call a 24-hour plumber from Aquatech Plumbing in Cape Town if you notice a drainage problem in your home.

Geyser Problems

We all know hot water is a necessity at home. When you notice the water isn’t heating up as it should, you might have a problem with your geyser, better call a plumber right away! This is usually caused by failing geyser elements, build-up of corrosion, electrical issues, or improper installation.

If you’re experiencing one of the above plumbing issues, you’re on the right website. These issues can easily be addressed by a professional 24-hour plumber in Cape Town by Aquatech Plumbing. If you’re ready to tackle your plumbing issues, Go Here.