It can appear like any plumbing problem is a gigantic problem and the warmer months have their variety of distinct problems that mean a call to the plumber. From sewer line backups or garbage disposal damage from a corn cob or a watermelon rind, to a leaking washing machine or a bad sprinkler system—we’ve seen all of it. When you’re in need of a plumber, we’re here for you. What’s even better is that, as it is with all of our other services and products, any plumbing repair or service completed by D.A. Bennett Service Experts is protected by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Leaks and Other Plumbing Repairs
One of the most frequent calls we receive for plumbing services in Albany year round is leak detection and repair. With the variety of different leak and clog-related issues that can develop in your home, preventative maintenance can go a long way. According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety®, there are several clues that could mean a plumbing leak, and being conscious of that could help you address the issue before it leads to pricey water damage:
- A higher water bill than usual could mean a leak.
- Pipes that bang loudly and routinely are a sign of issues.
- Rust stains in your sinks or rust-tinged water may be signs of big problems.
- Moisture on your floors or in your walls could point to a plumbing leak.
- Signs of wet soil erosion near your home’s foundation can mean you have a leak.
Water Conservation with the Experts
By knowing how much water we use on average each day, we can find ways to conserve.
BATH: 36 gallons to fill the average bathtub
SHOWER: 2 to 5 gallons per minute, depending on shower head
TEETH BRUSHING: 1 to 2 gallons per minute of running water
HAND AND FACE WASHING: 1 gallon
SHAVING: 1 gallon
DISHWASHER: 6 to 16 gallons, depending on efficiency of model
DISH WASHING BY HAND: 8 to 27 gallons
CLOTHES WASHER: 25 to 40 gallons per load
TOILET: 1.6 to 4 gallons per flush depending on age of toilet
DRINKING WATER: half a gallon per person recommended
All you have to do is call D.A. Bennett Service Experts at 518-205-3324
or request an appointment online and we’ll handle all your plumbing and water heating needs. We even carry a Plumbing Maintenance Agreement to help you keep your plumbing system working as it should and to prevent potential problems, so you don’t have to worry about unexpected plumbing problems and potentially expensive damage to your Albany home.