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Where To Find A Reliable Emergency Plumber | Knoxville, TN

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We all need an emergency plumber sometime, as a plumbing disaster can occur at any time and can be an extremely stressful and messy business. But if you do not know one already, where do you start to find a reliable plumber in Knoxville, TN?

If you have searched for an emergency plumber before you know it is not always easy to find one in the evenings and at weekends. If you have a burst pipe you do not want to wait until tomorrow to have it repaired. You need someone now!

Some companies will charge a hefty premium for an emergency callout, so you want a company that will charge fair prices for quality workmanship. Welcome to My Professional Plumber. We have highly trained emergency plumbers available at all hours of the day or night, and we do not charge overtime for evening or weekend callouts. Check our many five-star reviews on Google, this is because we have built a reputation for the highest standard of work at reasonable prices.

Do You Have Your Plumbing System Regularly Serviced?

This is the best piece of advice we can give our customers. A regularly serviced water heater will ensure that it is running safely and will be more energy-efficient so reducing your energy bills. It will prolong its working life and give you peace of mind during those long cold winter days.

Any service will unearth any potential problems early and save you from an unnecessary visit from an emergency plumber. As the average cost of a water heater repair can cost hundreds of dollars, it makes good sense to have your heater regularly serviced.

Warning Signs That You Need an Emergency Plumber

Water is Taking Forever to Drain from Your Sink- is a way to create an expensive problem for yourself by pouring warm grease down your sink. Instead, put it into a different container to get rid of it. As it cools, the warm grease will stick to the insides of your pipes.

Other materials like food, hair, and coffee grounds will stick to the grease and start to form a clog. If you do nothing the clog will grow and grow and the water in your sink will take longer and longer to drain until eventually the sink will become blocked and you will need a visit from an emergency plumber.

Your Toilets Keep Blocking

We advise people to only put water, toilet paper, human waste, and some gentle cleaners down a toilet. People are surprised to discover that items like Wet-Wipes and Kleenex tissues are not suitable for flushing down the toilet. This is because they are not designed to dissolve quickly in water and if not flushed away properly, they can build up and become the source of a blockage.

Another piece of good advice is to stop flushing the toilet to clear a blockage. All you are likely to do is to cause an overflow, resulting in hazardous germs, and human waste all over your floor. An emergency plumber from My Professional Plumber is equipped with protective clothing to clean up the mess safely, and this may be a job that is best left to them.

To clear a blockage people will retort to pouring strong chemicals down the toilet. This is not always a good idea because the chemicals can corrode older pipework and joints and cause a leak. In any case, the blockage may be located far from the toilet so the chemicals may not even reach the clog. Should the toilet overflow, these chemicals will probably end up on your floor too.

You Hear Running Water

Leaks are not always easy to find, often the first sign is a sudden jump in your water bill or the smell of mold and mildew coming from the sink cabinet or under the carpets. If a leak has been running for a long time it may have caused a lot of unseen water damage.

Many people try to fix a leak themselves; this may be okay if you are an experienced do-it-yourselfer. We have been called out many times to repair what started as a small leak or dripping tap and has become a Vegas fountain display. Joking aside, not everyone can do DIY repairs and there is no shame in asking an expert to help you. Do not make matters worse and more expensive to repair.

You Have Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure is probably due to a leak somewhere in your plumbing system. It could also be due to a build-up of clogs restricting the flow of water through the pipework. A failure of the water pressure value in your water heater can be another cause.

As there are so many reasons for low water pressure that you need expert help from My Professional Plumber to quickly locate the cause of the problem and then fix it for you.

Are There Puddles of Water Around the Outside of Your Knoxville, TN Home?

Have you noticed pools of water gathering around the outside of your home? Is your lawn looking green and lush during a dry spell? You could have a slab leak, which means that either the water or sewer line is damaged and leaking under or even inside the concrete foundation of your home.

The structural integrity of your home could be at risk, this is a problem you cannot put off without putting you and your family’s safety at risk. If you suspect that you have a slab leak, then you should call My Professional Plumber immediately.

My Professional Plumber of Knoxville, TN

An emergency plumber is often called out for water leaks, burst pipes, and water heater repairs. Water is a powerful and destructive force and if left unattended for any period will cause a lot of damage.

It is incredibly stressful to have to clear up any mess left behind. Much of the aggravation can be eliminated if you react quickly to any warning signs or take simple steps to avoid problems happening in the first place. If you need an experienced emergency plumber then please call My Professional Plumber, and we will send one out to help you as fast as we possibly can!


118 North Peters Road
Knoxville, TN 37923


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