It can seem like any plumbing problem is a gigantic problem and the warmer months carry their set of unique 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 malfunctioning sprinkler system—we’ve seen it all. When you’re in need of a plumber, we’re here for you. What’s even better is that, just like all of our other services and products, any plumbing repair or work carried out by Strand Brothers is covered by a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
Leaks and Other Plumbing Repairs
One of the most received calls we receive for plumbing services in Austin throughout the year is leak detection and repair. With so many different leak and clog-related issues that can take place in your home, preventative maintenance can go a long way. According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety®, there are several clues that may mean a plumbing leak, and being conscious of that could help you take care of the concern before it ends up as expensive water damage:
- A higher water bill than typical could indicate a leak.
- Pipes that bang loudly and consistently are a sign of issues.
- Rust stains in your sinks or rust-tinged water could be signs of bigger problems.
- Moisture on your floors or in your walls may point to a plumbing leak.
- Signs of wet soil erosion near your home’s foundation could 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 Strand Brothers at 512-596-1257
or request an appointment online and we’ll handle all your plumbing and water heating needs. We even offer a Plumbing Maintenance Agreement to help you keep your plumbing system working as it should and to prevent possible problems, so you don’t have to worry about unexpected plumbing problems and possibly expensive damage to your Austin home.