How to Organise a Plumber in an Emergency

Experiencing a plumbing emergency quite often makes people panic.

Emergency can mean anything from a leaking pipe to a flooded bathroom. For the majority of homeowners and businesses, even thinking about fixing plumbing at any time is out of the question.

During an emergency, any such thoughts quickly evaporate, unlike the water on the floor. Whatever the emergency, the key is to act quickly.

Water from any uncontrolled source is bound to cause further problems down the line.

As an emergency plumber Lismore people come to, we find the cause of all emergencies and fix them quickly.

Off Timing

The time factor is important when thinking about plumbing. As a rule, people don’t take time out of their everyday routine to deal with minor leakages.

Quite often, this means much more time will be taken up when there’s a plumbing emergency.

Plus, of course, you won’t be able to fit the rest of your life around it.

Leaks don’t come out of nowhere, and neither do they fix themselves. For every hour they’re left unattended, the initial cause gets worse and spreads slightly.

In actual fact, pipes aren’t supposed to leak in the first place. Whatever the cause, be it a rusty joint, or a misalignment due to an accident, it will only get worse.

The issue of time becomes really important after business hours. Sadly, it seems that this is exactly when those minor faults suddenly change into major ones.

When this happens, that time that was too precious to waste during working hours doesn’t seem so important.

However, rather than waste more time kicking yourself, use it wisely and ring your emergency plumber.

Local Heroes

Having bitten the bullet, you want the plumber Lismore residents and business owners trust to get there quick. As well as having a 24 hour emergency number to ring, you want a fast response time.

This means having a van pull up within the hour. Only a local plumber can really promise to do this every time.

Amazon might be able to rely on local drivers anywhere in the country, but plumbers can’t.

A good emergency plumber should have a large enough fleet of trucks in the area to respond within the hour.

Immediate repairs to get through the worst need to be done quickly, so a fast turnaround should be possible.

Also, the technician should be highly qualified and well equipped. Plumbers’ vans are full to the brim of the latest kit, including non-invasive detection equipment.

Once you’ve made the call, your emergency should be over within an hour or so at most.

Call Us

For that emergency plumber Lismore people call on, ring David Lewis Plumbing on (02) 6621 8088. For more about our services, visit us online at  

View our previous blog for information on hot water systems.