3 Common Plumbing Repair Jobs

Posted on: July 23, 2015

Unfortunately, even the most thorough preventative maintenance won’t prevent your Tarpon Springs home from needing plumbing repair services from time to time. If you notice any of these common issues in your home, call a piping professional as soon as possible to avoid further damaging your system.

Faucet Is Dripping plumbingrepair

In some piping systems, rubber or silicone based washers form a tight seal to prevent water from pushing through the faucet after the tap has been turned off. In other types of systems with ceramic taps, a seal is formed through ceramic plates that fit together. Over time, either system can start to wear, allowing water to trickle through and drip. One dripping faucet can waste hundreds of gallons of water per year if left unattended, which is not only wasteful, but also expensive.

Water Pressure Is Low

There are a number of reasons why you could be experiencing low water pressure. Tarpon Springs homeowners can safely and easily clean facets and shower heads to ensure no sediment is blocking water from flowing out. However, if this doesn’t work, calling a licensed plumbing repair company is the best thing you can do to take care of the problem efficiently.  In some cases, the problem can have to do with the municipal water line rather than your individual piping system, which is why it is important to call a professional instead of trying to take action on your own to solve the problem.

Toilet Is Running

Toilets typically run when the flapper valve, floater apparatus, and fill tube are compromised, letting water pass in and out of the tank and bowl without stopping.  In some case, DIY kits can quickly fix this problem, but sometimes sediment buildup or a leak can be the culprit. Calling a Tarpon Springs area plumbing repair company can save you from paying higher water bills that often accompany running toilets, as well as keep a leak from getting out of hand and wreaking havoc on your home.

Call Midway Services

At Midway Services, we know that residents often try to fix problems themselves, but the best way to ensure a properly functioning piping system is to call a professional. If your Tarpon Springs home is having issues, call for plumbing repair services today.