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An emergency plumbing situation can be extremely stressful. From causing major inconvenience to being a part of massive property damage, it’s something that you’d want to get sorted out immediately. Plumbing issues can come in many forms, including burst pipes, issues with the toilet, as well as a stoppage in the water supply.
Our professional gas engineers will respond quickly, shut off any water or gas supplies to limit property damage, and resolve the issue to your satisfaction before leaving the site, making sure the plumbing in your home is running properly.
Serving a 40-mile radius around Glasgow, the team at Origin will respond quickly to all your emergency plumbing needs. Our Gas Safe accredited engineers will swiftly assess the situation to diagnose the problem and let you know what work is required. Our experienced team carries a wide range of spare parts and equipment to enable us to fix any problem immediately. Additionally, we provide high-quality boiler service to improve the health and longevity of your boiler.
In the rare event that an immediate repair is not possible, we will ensure your property is safe and arrange a convenient time to return. We always strive to offer excellent customer service and our workmanship is of the highest standard - we have our reviews available for you to check out, for further peace of mind that you’ll receive quality work.
24 Hour Emergency Plumbing in Glasgow
Plumbing emergencies can crop up at any time. With that in mind, whether it be an issue with your pipes, or a problem with the water heater - being able to address that issue straight away is key.
At Origin, we provide 24-hour emergency plumbing services. If you have an issue with the plumbing in your home, we’ll be on hand to get the job done for you, all across the Glasgow area. Simply get in touch with us and we’ll be able to get to your home to fix any emergency plumbing issues you have.
Origin features a full range of plumbing, heating, and installation solutions throughout Glasgow. Call us today on 0141 432 0010 for a free quote and special savings!
Common Emergency Plumbing Issues
Our experienced team of plumbing professionals has resolved numerous plumbing emergencies all across the Glasgow area. These include leaks from pipework and appliances such as washing machines and faulty toilets to broken boilers in the middle of winter. We carry a wide range of most commonly required spare parts and our teams are equipped with the latest tools, monitoring, and leak detection equipment. With our expert knowledge, most emergency plumbing issues can be resolved during the initial call out.
Examples of the most common plumbing emergencies we deal with in the greater Glasgow area are:
Burst/ leaking pipework
Heating system failure
Stopped water supply
Leaking appliances such as washing machines and dishwashers
Damaged stop cocks
Fractured water tanks
Continuously running toilets
Toilets backed up and unable to flush
Correcting DIY work to pipework
Our team of experienced and qualified plumbers regularly deal with this kind of emergency plumbing issue. With years of experience, there is nothing that we have not seen or cannot resolve for you. Often we see situations where there has been a delay in calling in a professional engineer. This can be a serious error of judgement as every second counts when dealing with potential water damage. A malfunctioning boiler can cause serious health issues or even death. If you are worried about any plumbing issues or have an emergency that needs urgent attention please call us and we will advise you on the best course of action.
What To Do In an Emergency
Plumbing and heating emergencies can occur at any time. It usually happens when least expected. It’s always advised to call a heating engineer for your central heating as they are qualified and Gas Safe registered. However, there are always things you can do to minimise further damage while you wait for the professionals.
Turn off the water
Ensure that your water is turned off – for faulty pipe emergencies, the first thing to do would be to shut down the water. Depending upon the nature of the emergency situation. If it is a minor pipe issue, potentially in the toilet, it’s advised to turn off the water as toilets can get messy if water is left to continue to flow.
Examine the water heater
Most emergencies will require the water heater to be turned off. This is to protect against damages to the device. To avoid overheating or bursting a valve you can shut off the primary water valve. The gas must be shut off first if your heating system is operated by gas.
Control little leaks
Controlling small leaks is relatively easy. Once the small leak has been spotted you can wrap it with a towel, tape or cloth. Sometimes placing a container underneath the pipe can work well. This will suffice until the technician arrives.
Listen to the Technician
Many times when an emergency occurs people may try to solve the problem themselves. In some cases, this can make the problem worse. Regardless of how small or insignificant something may feel, always try to call a plumbing professional during an emergency situation. You will certainly get aid as well as suggestions. For more information check out our guide on what to do if your boiler breaks down. If you have an emergency don’t delay! Contact us now.