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5 Signs Your Plumbing May Need Attention

No one wants to Google “signs your plumbing may need attention”, but it can strike a happy household at any time. If you think your plumbing is acting abnormally, peep our short list and contact a professional as soon as possible. Plumbing issues can pose health hazards if not handled swiftly and with professional care. 


If your water is an unusual color than normal, like brown or yellow tinted, this is a warning sign that you may need to contact a plumber.

  • Rust colored or full of rust pieces
  • Brown or yellow tinted water
  • Gray water: Sometimes this is just a sign of extra air in the water. If this color does not go away after a minute of being poured into a glass, it indicates an issue.


  • If you’re hearing a sudden BANG when you turn your faucet off, it likely indicates a buildup of pressure in your pipes than can cause further damage.


A tell tale sign of trouble, sewage water coming our of your drains is a major sign of plumbing damage. Sewage backup can come from a variety of issues, such as clogs in your pipes, tree roots breaking into a pipe, or other environmental factors causing corrosion on your pipes.


If you live on the top floor of a tall apartment building, you can expect to have lower water pressure from the distance it has to travel throughout the building. If you are experiencing low water pressure in a residential house, this is not common and could signify plumbing issues. You may have a blockage or a broken pipe.

5. other problems

  • Smelly odor coming from faucets
  • Smelly odor coming from drains
  • Drains moving slowly
  • Extremely high water pressure

If you need help with your plumbing, don’t hesitate to reach out to Leo J Roth to set up an appointment.

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