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Common Plumbing Issues

Farrell Plumbing & Cooling Inc., is experienced with all types of plumbing problems. Here’s a look at some of the most common issues our expert plumbers handle and what usually causes them.

The most common plumbing problems are clogged drains and toilets, leaky faucets and pipes, water heater issues, low water pressure, and a running toilet.

5 Most Common Plumbing Problems

  • 1. Dripping Faucets

Dripping faucets may simply be caused by a worn-out internal washer, or it may have other issues. Our experts will know.

If your faucet is dripping: One drip per second equals 2600 gal per year. As your water bill increases as your patience decreases. Don’t stress out, get the drip fixed call Farrell Plumbing.

  • 2. Leaking Pipes

Pipes leaking make up the bulk of plumbing problems. This plumbing problem needs to be fixed as soon as possible! The longer leaky pipes are ignored, the more damage they can cause.

Leaky pipes may be caused by:

  • Stubborn clogs
  • Incorrect pipe laying
  • Pipe corrosion
  • Pipe joint damage
  • Cracked seals or cracked pipes
  • Excessive water pressure

  • 3. Running Toilets

A running toilet can waste up to 200 gallons of water per day.

  • 4. Leaking Hose Bibb

A leaking hose bibb is very common in the spring and summer. After a long, cold winter, many hose bibbs that aren’t protected can crack and begin to leak.

  • 5. Water Heater Problems

Hot water is a necessity in any home.

Some common issues include:

  • Heating element failures
  • Corrosion or rust interfering with water circulation in the tank
  • Loose or broken electrical connections
  • Improper water heater installation

Contact us today for Texas plumbing repair

If you have plumbing problems and you live in the Hidalgo County, TX area Call (956) 998-3444 to contact Farrell Plumbing & Cooling Inc. Or fill out our form online to schedule plumbing repair service in Weslaco, McAllen, Harlingen, Mission TX, Pharr TX and surrounding areas.

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