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Have A Leak? Here’s What We Think

Experiencing leaks throughout your home is a frustrating ordeal, and finding solutions is not always easy. If you cannot seem to figure out why your plumbing is causing you problems, then the best course of action is to call in an experienced plumber to help you out. That’s where the Stadler Plumbing crew comes in!

Learn more about leaks below, then get in touch with our team right away. We will come and evaluate your setup and situation. In no time, your drains, faucets, and pipes will be in tip-top shape again, and you won’t have to stress about annoying drips any longer.

Possible CausesLeaking bathroom sink pipes

When it comes to leaks, there are a few different types you may discover in your home. We address each leak differently, depending on where it is and what caused it. In the wintertime, for instance, homeowners are more prone to experience leaks associated with frozen pipes. These must be addressed quickly to avoid as much damage as possible, and homeowners should immediately turn off their water once the problem is discovered.

Avoid further damage to your pipes and home by staying ahead of frozen pipes. Water expands as it freezes so it is best to be aware before a freeze. Do your best to avoid this issue by investing in proper insulation and by draining all outdoor water sources before cold temperatures set back in.

Other causes of leaks can range from clogs to broken seals to corrosion and more. Many times the solution is as simple as switching out an old, damaged part for a new one, while other times there may be a bigger problem to address, like tree roots growing into the pipe. No matter the issue, we are equipped to help you resolve it.

Our Team Is Ready To Help

Now, a leak or two can wind up costing you a lot down the line. A few drips here and there may not seem like a big deal,  but it increases your water bill significantly! There’s no reason to pay more for water you aren’t using. Additionally, a leak may be a sign of bigger problems that should not be ignored.

You are better off calling in a licensed plumber to solve the problem, to avoid a big mess later. Fortunately for homeowners in Macomb County, the Stadler Plumbing crew is equipped and ready to help!

For more information, give us a call. We are happy to stand by you every step of the way, and we are certain there is no better team to rely on than us. Our family-owned company is licensed, insured, and ready to solve any and all of your plumbing woes. Contact us today!

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What To Do If Your Pipes Freeze

If you find yourself with little or no water pressure on a cold winter day, then it’s unfortunately quite likely that your pipes have frozen. This is a scary situation to find yourself in, as a burst pipe can lead to a costly mess. Yet, never fear, because Stadler Plumbing is here to help you out! Review some of our tips below to keep your home safer throughout the holiday season ahead.

Turn Off The Water!Frozen Pipes Cause Water Damage in the Home

First things first, when you suspect a frozen pipe, turn off your water. By shutting off your main water valves, you save yourself a lot of trouble should a pipe burst or a leak occur. This also helps to reduce pressure, thus decreasing the likelihood of a burst pipe, which will cause water to enter your home and damage your possessions.

Frozen pipes are a big enough problem on their own, without adding a bunch of water damage and ruined belongings to the mix. If you suspect a frozen pipe, turning off the water right away will save yourself a lot of hassle down the line.

Then, Call On Us

There are do-it-yourself approaches out there for thawing frozen pipes, but if you want to guarantee a stress-free process with as little damage as possible, then it’s best to call on our qualified team right away. When it comes to plumbing care in Macomb County, there’s simply nowhere better to turn, and we’re eager to help you out! Guarantee yourself and your family a safer and more comfortable holiday season this winter by calling on us from the start.

Preventing Frozen Pipes

The best case scenario with frozen pipes is to avoid them altogether. Here are some tips for keeping your pipes safer and running well throughout the colder months ahead.

-Keep your cabinet and cupboard doors open. This ensures warmer air is exposed to your pipes. Along these same lines, if you have pipes in your garage, do your best to keep your garage door closed, so that the cold outdoor temperatures don’t affect your water flow.
-Insulate your pipes ahead of time. This especially goes for areas where your pipes are more susceptible to freezing, such as garages, basements, and crawl spaces.
-Make sure your swimming pool, sprinkler system, outdoor hoses, and any other outside water lines are properly drained before cold weather sets in.
-If it’s especially cold outside, let a small trickle of water run from your faucet. This will keep things flowing, so you’re less likely to face frozen pipes. You can run both hot and cold water throughout these times. It may seem like a waste of money, but facing a burst pipe will be a lot more costly in the long run! We assure you it’s a simple step that’s well worth it.
-Keep the heat on. By keeping the temperature in your home above 55 degrees on a constant basis, you significantly lower your risk of frozen pipes.

Any questions? We’re here to help. Contact the licensed, insured, and experienced team at Stadler Plumbing today!

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