Frequently Asked Questions

What are some signs that I need plumbing repairs?

Common signs of plumbing problems include slow drains, low water pressure, unusual noises, bad odors, leaking pipes, and rising water bills. If you notice any of these issues, it’s best to call a professional plumber to diagnose and fix the problem before it worsens.

Can I fix plumbing problems on my own?

While there are some minor plumbing issues that homeowners can fix on their own, such as clogged drains or leaky faucets, attempting more complex repairs without proper training and equipment is generally not recommended. DIY plumbing repairs can often lead to more costly repairs in the future.

How much do plumbing repairs typically cost?

The cost of plumbing repairs varies depending on the problem, the location, and the plumber. Some minor repairs, such as fixing a dripping faucet or unclogging a drain, may cost a few hundred dollars. Significant repairs can cost $1,000’s of dollars, such as replacing a water heater or repiping a house. That is why Go Pro Plumbing Repair offers free estimates to give you an overview of the scope of work and costs involved.

How long does it take to complete plumbing repairs?

The duration of plumbing repairs depends on the plumbing problem, the availability of parts and equipment, and the plumber’s schedule. Some repairs, like fixing a leaky pipe or replacing a toilet, can be completed within a few hours. Repairs like repiping a house or installing a new sewer line may take several days or weeks.

What is the most common plumbing problem?

The most common plumbing problem is a clogged drain. Various things, including hair, food waste, soap scum, and mineral buildup, can cause this. A clogged drain can cause water to back up and overflow, leading to water damage and other issues. Common plumbing problems include dripping faucets, running toilets, leaky pipes, and low water pressure. Regular maintenance and repairs can help prevent these issues from becoming more expensive.

Can I prevent plumbing problems from happening?

Some plumbing problems can be prevented by doing regular maintenance. Flushing your water heater, cleaning your drains, inspecting your pipes for leaks, and practicing water conservation habits, such as fixing leaks fast, using low-flow fixtures, and avoiding flushing items down the toilet.

What should I do with a plumbing emergency outside of regular business hours?

Like many other professional plumbers, Go Pro Plumbing offers 24/7 emergency services for urgent plumbing problems in Sacramento, CA and surrounding cities. Click here to contact us!