Emergency Plumbing Services in High Wycombe

Emergency Plumbing Service

When you having a plumbing issue, from a leaking faucet to boiler installation issues, immediately everything that goes around the house comes to a stop. This can be frustrating especially when the to-do list somehow seems to be getting longer!

Let us help solve your plumbing issues! High Wycombe Plumbing provides an expert plumbing emergency service for High Wycombe and Buckinghamshire.

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Common Plumbing Emergencies

As your #1 emergency plumbing emergency service in High Wycombe, we appreciate the urgency in getting the pipes working right. Our professional plumbers at High Wycombe Plumbing are the best of the best and we take our pride in dealing with emergencies and urgencies.

1. Dripping Faucets

Dripping faucets are so common that it’s rare to find someone who hasn’t experienced this issue. It’s not just a source of irritation, the waste of water can push up your water bill and cost you money. A single faucet can drip away hundreds of gallons over the course of a year.

The cause of dripping faucets in most cases is an internal washer that has become stiff, torn, worn, or dislodged over time. Fixing the problem is often achievable by the average householder but requires the correct tools.

2. Slow Draining Sink

This problem is normally caused by a blockage that is restricting water flow. Your kitchen sink drain may contain things like congealed fat and food remnants. In a bathroom sink, the blockage is more likely to be caused by knotted hair and soap.

Methods for clearing a clogged sink might involve using a plunger, pouring down baking soda and vinegar or a chemical clog remover, or using a plumber’s snake. If the problem isn’t tackled, then it will likely worsen over time, until eventually the drain is completely blocked.

3. Clogged Bath or Shower Drain

As with slow draining bathroom sinks, bath and shower drains generally get blocked up by clogs of hair and soap. Clearing the blockage may require the use of a plunger, or a snake. Baking soda and vinegar can sometimes dissolve the clog too. The problem generally gets worse over time, if not dealt with. The problem can be prevented or minimized by buying a drain guard to catch the hair.

4. Clogged Toilet

When the toilet bowl fills up and doesn’t drain away, you’ve got a clog. The blockage is normally caused by a mixture of paper and human waste. Clogged toilets can normally be fixed with a plunger. If that doesn’t work then a sewer snake or drain auger can be used to loosen up the blockage.

5. Running Toilet

A running toilet can be costly; up to 200 gallons of water may be lost each day. The most common culprit is a faulty flapper valve which controls the water that passes from the tank to the bowl. This is a fairly straightforward fix with a toilet repair kit available at any hardware store.

Less commonly, toilet runs may also be caused by sediment affecting the flushing and filling. If your water bills seem high, check for silent leaks. Put some food colouring in the upper tank and see if it makes its way to the bowl without flushing.

6. Faulty Water Heater

This problem may not be discovered until you are in the shower and the water suddenly goes cold. There are multiple issues that can cause a water heater to fail. The pilot light may go out and you have to relight it. A buildup of sediment in the tank can also cause problems. Another time, it may be the thermostat that is at fault.

Generally speaking, you will want a professional to inspect, maintain, and fix your water heater unless it’s something basic like the pilot light needing to be relit.

7. Low Water Pressure

If your water trickles out of the tap rather than gushes, this may be a symptom of low water pressure. This is often a problem in older homes.

Low water pressure can be caused by leaking pipes that have become broken, worn, or corroded over time. More often than not, it’s caused by a build-up of sediment and mineral deposits on aerators. You can soak the aerator in vinegar to clean it. If it’s the shower that’s the problem, then you need to either soak the showerhead in vinegar or simply replace it.

High Wycombe Emergency Plumbing Service

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Our Emergency Plumbing Service Process

We aim to make things as easy and convenient as possible for our clients.

At High Wycombe Plumbing we ensure our clients are well-informed of the issues that they are facing instead of throwing a price at the problem.

Step 1

An initial assessment is made based on problems presented at your home.

Step 2

A cost-effective and reliable plumbing solution is offered to ensure the problem is fixed.

Step 3

Assigned engineers are equipped with CCTV tools to examine defects and possible issues that may appear in structure.  

Step 4

Functional tests are carried out to make sure the problem is 100% taken care of

 

Our simple steps at High Wycombe Plumbing are carefully planned and measured to ensure highest satisfaction and convenience for our clients.

Price subjected are inclusive of parts and labour charges.

We also insist on a fixed fee to ensure our clients are not bounded by contract and the red tapes.

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Our OFTEC approved plumbers can help you regardless of your plumbing problem. Please contact us and we’ll happily assist you!