An emergency plumbing situation almost always occurs at the worst possible time. Whether it’s on a weekend, or late at night, seeing your toilet overflow, or a pipe burst can indicate trouble in the future. Most of the time, you will need to call an emergency plumber to fix the issue, but in this video, you will learn some tips for all your emergency plumbing needs.
The first thing you have to do when dealing with a plumbing emergency is to shut the water off immediately. This will help minimize the damage that already has happened. There are a couple of different ways to turn off your house water so be sure you know how to turn it on and off before the emergency happens.
One tool you should have in a plumbing kit is a 12-inch channel lock. This tool is perfect for tightening and loosening pipes, so it’s necessary for an emergency plumbing situation. If you can’t shut your water off in your house, then this tool will help you shut it off on the street.
It’s better to be prepared for an emergency rather than be surprised by one. Watch this video to help yourself be prepared for a plumbing emergency to prevent further damage from occurring.