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Discovering you have a burst pipe is going to increase your stress levels leaving you with a gross mess to clean up. To add to your problems is the task of finding a skilled plumber who can visit your home and repair the pipe promptly. The last thing you want is to encounter an answering service, promising to call you back. But who knows when that is going to be?
You have a problem that needs fixing now, not tomorrow or after the weekend on Monday morning. You want a plumbing company that is available 24/7, every day of the week. A company that respects its customers. If you live in Conway, SC, you need a plumber from Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Myrtle Beach.
Plumbing Services That We Offer
We offer a full range of quality plumbing services at affordable prices.
Drain Cleaning Service
If you find that your sinks are taking longer and longer to empty, you probably have clogs in your drain lines. If the same is happening in your shower tray and the water is overlapping your feet when you have a shower, it may be time to have a professional drain cleaning service.
When a plumber from Benjamin Franklin cleans your drains, you can rest assured that this is the safest way to remove clogs without damaging your pipes. Pouring strong chemicals down the drain can work for smaller clogs but not for well-established ones. The clogs can be located far from the drain and the chemicals may not even reach them and have no effect. If you use the chemicals too often, they can corrode the pipes and joints, resulting in a leak.
If your sewer is damaged or blocked, the wastewater from your home is unable to reach the main sewer network. As a result, it will back up into your home through your sinks and toilets. You will see dirty water gurgling back up and accompanied by the smell of sewage. This dirty water will contain dangerous germs and bacteria, placing you and your family in harm’s way.
You should call for a plumber from Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Myrtle Beach straight away. They have the specialist equipment to rapidly locate and determine the extent of the problem. Whether it is a blockage that needs removing or a sewer line that’s damaged, we will have an effective solution for you.
Your water lines supply clean water and run under the garden and into your home. Older pipes will corrode and get damaged over time and will leak. These leaks are often hard to detect and may have been running for some time.
If the leak occurs outside your home, you may notice that your lawn has damp spots even during a dry spell. If they occur near or under your home’s concrete foundation you may have a slab leak. This can cause damage to the foundation undermining the structural integrity of your home. If you see cracks in your concrete floor, you could have a slab leak.
Inside your home signs of a leak can include the presence of mold and mildew, usually under sink cabinets. Damp spots on your walls, ceiling, or floor are other signs of a water leak. If you notice a sudden jump in your water bills, this is also a sign that there is a leak somewhere on your property.
A leak is going to cause a lot of water damage if left for any length of time and cost you money as you are paying for wasted water. Call for a plumber to fix the problem before more damage is caused.
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Myrtle Beach offers a sump pump installation and repair service in Conway, SC. A sump pump will remove excess water away from the area around your home. This is vital if you live in a low-lying area or one with a high water table. A sudden storm could overwhelm your defenses and flood your basement, damaging your concrete foundation. The sump is a simple piece of equipment but can break down, so it is always worthwhile testing it periodically especially if you get a major storm warning.
Benjamin Franklin’s Tips to Avoid These Problems
Drain Cleaning and Sewer Lines – Clogs are formed when warm grease and food, and other materials are poured down the sink and stick the insides of the drainpipes. As they grow, they will restrict the flow of water in the drainpipes and will completely block them if unchecked. So, put any grease or food in the compost bin to stop them from happening.
After any clogs or blockages are safely removed, we suggest that you use our specially designed product Bioben. This is an environmentally safe product that uses bacterial enzyme activity to remove any build-up of grease, carbohydrates, proteins, and petroleum hydrocarbons. Used once a month this will keep your drain and sewer lines free from future blockages.
Sump Pumps – You should pour a bucket of water into the sump pit regularly. The pump should start up automatically once it detects water. The water should be removed quickly and pumped far from your home. If not, please call Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Myrtle Beach, so we can send a plumber around to fix it before your basement is flooded out by an unexpected storm.
Leak Detection – If you think that you have a leak somewhere, there is a sure way to find out. First, switch off all your water appliances. Then check if all your water taps are turned off. Now have a look at your water meter. If there is no water flowing, then the dials on your water meter will be stationary. If they move, you have a leak and you need a plumber.
Benjamin Franklin Serving the People of Conway, SC
Benjamin Franklin Plumbing of Myrtle Beach is a plumbing company that keeps its promises. We promise to arrive on time for appointments, or we will pay you for each minute we are late. We offer an unbeatable high-quality service at affordable prices. If you need a plumber, please call us today!