Managing a home or business comes with its share of challenges, and one crucial step to keeping your home or business protected is to keep an eye on your plumbing system with regular servicing and maintenance Not only with this save you money, it will also prolong the life of your plumbing system. Do you have a plumbing problem that you’ve been avoiding? If you don’t address plumbing concerns quickly, plumbing problems which were once were minor can become a major plumbing problem. 

Thankfully, at Laing’s Plumbing Co, we are dedicated to educating our customers with the know-how to identify plumbing issues before they escalate into major plumbing problems.  

Here are my top 10 signs that indicate your home or business might urgently need the expertise of one of our professional plumbers here at Laing’s Plumbing Co. 

1. Unexpected Water Puddles

If you stumble across a puddle of water under the sink or on your bathroom floor, or God forbid not your ceiling.  That’s a red flag! These leaks can lead to extensive damage if ignored or overlooked. It’s not just about wiping the water away; you need a professional plumber to investigate and repair the problem.

2. Slow Draining Shower, Sink or Bath

Do you have a shower, sink or bath that takes forever to drain? Did you know that can be the first sign of a plumbing problem. This blockage can be due to anything from an accumulation of hair, food scraps or an object that the kids have put down the drain. If ignored, it can lead to more severe blockages or other plumbing issues. So, what are you waiting for? Give Laing’s Plumbing Co a call before it becomes an expensive plumbing problem. 

Luckily, at Laing’s Plumbing Co, our blocked drain services can easily diagnose and repair any blockage in your home or business plumbing system. 

For more, check out our other Blogs to help you and your family protect and prevent major plumbing problems in your home or business. 

Here’s an article we recommend for you top 5 culprits behind blocked drains, we hope you find it helpful. 

3. Odd Noises from your Drains or Toilets

Gurgling sounds from your drain or toilet can suggest trapped air in your plumbing system, this indicates a potential blockage or venting problem. These sounds are more than just annoying; they’re a sign of a plumbing problem, so please give us a call as soon as you hear these noises. 

4. Unpleasant Odours from your Drains

A persistent bad smell that’s coming from your drains could be a sign of a blockage or a break in your sewer line. This is not only an unpleasant experience but also poses health risks. Plumbing problems like this we recommend immediate attention, don’t hesitate to give us at Laing’s Plumbing Co a call we aim to help.

5. Weak Water Pressure 

Weak water pressure, where water drips slowly from the tap instead of a steady flowing stream…. How frustrating, right?

This is a common household problem, this could be due to a variety of plumbing problems including pipe corrosion, leaks, or clogged aerators. At Laing’s Plumbing Co, one of our professional plumbers can diagnose and repair this plumbing problem in a prompt and professional manner, restoring your family’s water flow back to normal sooner. 

In some cases, weak water flow may be a sign your home or business requires a new plumbing system, if that’s the case don’t worry we are here to help you through the whole process from diagnosis of your plumbing problem to the resolution of that problem.  Here at Laing’s Plumbing Co we pride ourselves on our customer service and always offer expert plumbing installation services.

6. Lack of Hot Water

Suddenly finding yourself facing cold showers can be startling, especially in winter. This problem requires your immediate attention as this might be a sign of a problem with your hot water system. One of our professional plumbers can diagnose and repair these issues promptly, ensuring you’re not left in the cold.

7. Water Stains and Structural Damage

Stains on walls or ceilings, especially under bathrooms, kitchens or any wet area these stains are often a sign of hidden leaks. These leaks if ignored can compromise the structural integrity of your house or business, not to mention this means you may be exposing your family or employees to a toxic mould growth.

8. Surging Water Bills

An unexplained spike in your water bill could be an alarming sign of a leak somewhere in your house or business. Leaks can occur in places you can’t see, like underground or within walls. Our professional plumbers here at Laing’s Plumbing Co can help locate these leaks and repair them promptly.

9. Toilet Malfunctions

Constant running toilets, or those that don’t flush properly, are more than a nuisance; it can be a sign that there is a problem in your toilet’s mechanism. This could lead to water wastage and a surging water bill if not repaired promptly. At Laing’s Plumbing Co, we can easily assist with leaking taps and toilets or any other your other household or business’ plumbing needs. To get our professional plumber’s diagnosis give us a call. 

 For another helpful blog you might like to check out our Toilet maintenance tips.

10. Noisy Pipes

Banging, hammering, whistling, or clanging sounds in your pipes can be signs of potential plumbing problems such as dangerously high water pressure or your taps malfunctioning. If you are experiencing any of these noises, please don’t hesitate to contact Laing’s Plumbing Co

 Protecting your home or business’ plumbing system is essential for ensuring you not only reduce your water bill as much as possible without sacrificing your water needs but additionally extending the life expectance of your plumbing system as a whole. Always opt for a professional and reliable plumbing service like Laing’s Plumbing Co to ensure the job is done correctly and promptly. Remember, in the world of plumbing, it’s always better to be proactive than reactive!

For more insights, read our homeowner’s primer on plumbing systems or check out the rest of our blogs.

And remember, don’t hesitate to contact us to enquire about our expert plumbing services in Brisbane Northside…



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