Plumbing issues can cost you on your utility fee and in damage to your space.

When you need skilled plumbing services in Bend, Oregon, look to the local pros at Tri County Climate Control LLC.

Our expert plumbers offer a full range of resources, from water seepage repair to water heater installation. We’ll get there in a fully prepared service vehicle reinforced by an in-house components warehouse. This ensures we’ll be able to get your equipment working quicker.

Call us at 541-238-2797 for emergency plumbing service. Or contact us online to schedule a plumbing fitting appointment.

12 Reasons You Need a Plumber

Certain plumbing problems, like a burst pipe, are obvious. Others aren’t as blatant but have the potential to impose a lot of destruction in your space.

While you could attempt to fix some of these plumbing issues on your own, you could end up making them worse in most situations. Professional plumbers have undergone specialized training and have years of hands-on skills.

Below are a few issues that require the assistance of a local pro like Tri County Climate Control LLC.

Water Drips

1. Broken Pipes

In the cold season, water can freeze inside your pipes and cause them to break. A leaking pipe can cause flooding and significant water damage in your house if it’s not repaired immediately.

If you think you have a burst pipe, the initial step is to disable your home’s water supply. You’ll do this at the main water shutoff valve, which is usually situated in your utility area or basement. Twisting the valve clockwise will disable the water.

Then reach out to our team at 541-238-2797 right away. Whether it’s behind a wall, in your yard or under your house’s foundation, we’ll be able to locate the broken pipe and repair it quickly.

2. Water Bills Are Piling Up

If you haven’t used more water than normal and your fee doubles, there’s a good possibility you have a water leak. Sometimes your payment will go up a bit. It’s more difficult to expose but will generally become more evident as the leak expands.

It may be hard to uncover a water leak without professional assistance. Although you can check your water meter to determine if the leak is inside or outside your home.

3. Mold is Growing on Walls, Ceilings or Floors

A small amount of mildew is usual in humid rooms like bathrooms. But it’s not typical to find large amounts growing on a non-shower wall, the ceiling or on baseboards, especially if these spaces feel pliant to the touch.

4. Walls, Ceiling or Floors are Damaged

A leaky pipe can force walls, ceilings and floors to feel soft or sag. It could also leave water stains on surfaces.

These problems can occur in rooms with poor venting or high humidity. But they’re especially hard if you are witnessing other signs of a leaky pipe, like odd fungus-like smells.

5. Stale Smell

Stagnant water can make a room smell musty. If the room also has damp walls or floors, you possibly have a water leak.

Different Plumbing Problems

6. Backflow in Your Sink or Toilet

Your plumbing can back up sewer water and cause damage when the water force drops in your home. This can be caused by a broken backflow preventer, sewer line impairment or other local issues. Reach out to us at 541-238-2797 at the earliest sign of backflow and our experts will get it fixed fast.

7. Water Pressure is Low

A few things can be the issue when your water pressure is lacking. There can be a obstruction in your plumbing fixture. It could also be caused by a nonfunctioning water heater or a broken pipe.

8. There’s Never Much Hot Water

If you own a water heater with a tank, it has a defined capacity for hot water. If you’re experiencing cold water when you have not used a lot of hot water, something might be wrong. Your boiler could be not watertight, nonfunctional or need to be changed.

9. Sink or Shower Clears Slowly

A block is probably to blame when your sink or shower is draining too slowly. Our team uses a special instrument like a drain snake to unclog and get your sink and shower draining smoothly again.

10. Toilet Won’t Stop Running

If your toilet’s tank seal fails, it will signal the tank to go on refilling. A toilet that keeps refilling can quickly drive up your water fees.

11. Water is Dirty

Your water should be see-through.

Don’t worry if it comes out off-color once in a while, as this usually just means there’s air in the water store. If you find particles settling at the bottom of your glass, you should have your water heater checked.

Water that’s any other color can be harmful to your well-being. Here are a few situations that may cause your water to be discolored:

  • Brown, red or yellow—This is usually caused by a water main break in your area. It may also mean your pipes are deteriorated.
  • Green or blue—This is particularly serious, because it means your pipes are probably corroded. Your water may taste brassy or bitter due to a high concentration of copper or lead. Long-term intake has been linked to serious health issues in adults and children, including intestinal illnesses, cancer and seizures.

If you’re experiencing discolored water or grime in your water, call us at 541-238-2797 and we’ll diagnose the issue.

12. Pipes are Making Knocking Sounds

If your toilet’s tank seal fails, it will signal the tank to keep refilling. A toilet that keeps refilling can quickly drive up your water dues.

Plumbing Repair and Plumbing Installation Services You Can Depend On

At Tri County Climate Control LLC, we offer plumbing repair and installation services that you can count on. We’re here to help, so call us at 541-238-2797 when you need exceptional home plumbing services quickly.

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