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Common Plumbing Emergencies with Kids at Home

Common Plumbing Emergencies with Kids at Home

Posted in Emergency Plumbing Services, on May 11, 2020


With all the craziness the world is throwing at us these past few weeks, we have found comfort with our family and are spending more time with each other. But by staying in to protect ourselves from the dangers outside, we should not ignore the dangers that are indoors. Especially with kids around, the plumbing around the house is being used more. So, to prevent potential chaos around the home get in touch with your plumber in Boca Raton or plumber in Fort Lauderdale and call him for any emergency plumbing service you might need. Here are a few common plumbing emergencies with kids at home that might require you to search online for a 'plumber near me'.

Common Plumbing Emergencies

Water Damage: Children love to play with water and may unintentionally leave the taps open and the water running. This does have the potential to cause minor flooding around the house which could lead to water damage. Even a slow drip can lead to hazardous damage. Also, tap with water left running can lead to huge water bills

Broken Pipes and Fixtures: When kids play around the house, they can come in contact with various plumbing fixtures and pipes. If they are not careful, these pipes and fixtures may break leading to various plumbing issues around the home. Even if children are careful around the house, they may end up causing damage to the fixtures while using them. Kids can put unnecessary pressure on the fixtures during regular use, that may cause them to break

Items Dropped in Drains: Sometimes kids may unintentionally drop small toys, food, toothbrushes, or other small plastic items down the drain. This may lead to blockages in the drain leading to leaky pipes and clogs. When organic items get clogged in drains, they may attract bacteria that can be hazardous to your health and lead to a foul smell around the house. Also, with food clogging up the drains, flies can lay eggs around the organic matter. This has the potential to a massive fruit flies around the house

Clogged Toilets: This can be a huge problem, especially during toilet training children. Kids can drop toilet paper down the toilet leading to clogs. Of course, sometimes kids can drop other things too like stuffed animals or clothes creating clogs and leading to leaks and damage around the house. If you feel like you have a clogged toilet, always seek expert advice. Call your local plumber for any plumbing emergency around the house

At Broward Plumbers, we are state-certified, licensed, and insured plumbers who are ready to take on any emergency plumbing situation that may arrive around the home with kids around. We endeavor to provide the best service to all our clients. As a family-owned and operated business, we are dedicated to taking the utmost care while performing our duties around your family, especially during these unprecedented times. We practice social distancing while working around your home and while in public. Give us a call at 954-516-7777 today or send us a message about how to keep your plumbing working and healthy.

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