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Sugar Land, TX is the largest city in Fort Bend County. It is located about 19 miles southwest of downtown Houston and is one of the most affluent and fastest-growing cities in Texas. Like most modern cities it needs access to 24-hour plumbing services.
The community of Sugar Land, TX does not want to wait until the next day or after the weekend for a plumber to deal with an emergency, they want a plumbing company who is available 24/7 to answer your call.
The good people here want to speak to a person and not an answering machine, rightly so, you want action straight away. That is why it is best to turn to bluefrog Plumbing + Drain of West Houston. We have built up a reputation for high-quality work at affordable prices and friendly experts.
When Do You Need a Plumber?
People normally call for a plumber when there is an emergency and we at bluefrog Plumbing + Drain of West Houston are always happy to help. But we would rather visit you and give your plumbing system an annual (or semi-annual) service.
This way we can ensure that everything is running smoothly. We can alert you to potential problems allowing you to take remedial action before disaster strikes and save you a significant amount of money.
Whether you choose to have your plumbing serviced or not, (and we strongly advise all our valued customers to do so), there are certain warning signs you should be on the lookout for. By spotting these signs early you can avoid the need for a call out from an emergency plumber which will cost at least three times the cost of an ordinary repair.
Do Not Keep Flushing the Toilet to Unblock It
We have all done it, we keep flushing the toilet to clear a blockage. One day you will flush the toilet once too often, causing it to overflow onto your floor. Cleaning up that nasty mess is not a pleasant task as the overflow contains germs and bacteria. It is a job best left to a plumber from bluefrog, who has protective clothing and training to keep them safe. After the mess is cleaned up, we can then determine the cause of the blockage and decide together the best way to remove it.
A clogged sink isn’t usually considered a plumbing crisis, but if the problem is ignored, the drain line from your sink will eventually completely block and you will see standing water in the sink, shower pan, dishwasher, and even your washing machine.
You are now going to need a professional drain cleaning service from bluefrog to safely remove any clogs in the drain line. As soon as you notice water slowly draining, call a plumber from bluefrog, and avoid the need for an emergency callout.
Blocked Sewer Lines
Having standing water in one sink is bad enough, but if you notice standing water in multiple locations in your home, you have a more serious problem to deal with. You could have a blockage in your sewer line.
Without a way to exit the main sewer network, any wastewater will back up into your home. If you notice dirty water gurgling back through your sink or toilet, along with the smell of sewage you need to deal with the issue promptly before it spills onto your floors and splashes on your walls and furnishings.
No Hot Water Coming From Your Water Heater
We tend to take our water heaters for granted, we turn on the tap and lots of hot water appears for hot showers, cleaning laundry, dishes, and preparing food. There are many warning signs that something is going wrong with your heater and these include the unit producing less hot water, making strange noises, or shutting down when you start to use too many water appliances at the same time.
You Need a New Water Heater
As your heater gets older you will find that it needs more maintenance work to keep it going, and it starts to become uneconomical to run. This may be time to have a new installation. The upfront cost will be substantial but the technology of water heaters has advanced so much within a year, you’ll recoup your investment through lower heating and water bills.
If you are finding that your water heater is no longer able to cope with all the demands placed on it, this is a sign that you need a more powerful unit.
We at bluefrog Plumbing + Drain of West Houston are an expert plumber team with specializations in performing new water heater installations. Let us help you in selecting the right-sized water heater for you. We are strong supporters of the governments’ Energy Star Program and it can help find the perfect appliance for your needs.
You Have a Leak Somewhere
This is a sure sign that you need a plumber from bluefrog Plumbing + Drain of West Houston. Leaks are not always easy to detect since the water lines are often located under floors or behind walls.
Often the first sign is damp patches on the floor, walls, or ceiling. You may even notice cracks in your concrete basement floor or that it is warm to the touch, the warmth coming from a leaking hot water pipe.
If you think that you have a leak, we suggest that you turn off all your water appliances and look at your water meter. If the meter is still recording the flow of water, then you have a leak somewhere. The longer you leave a leak the more water damage and the repair bill will be more expensive.
bluefrog Plumbing + Drain of West Houston Serving the People Sugar Land, TX
Putting off a plumber visit or repair work could cause serious damage to your home and leave you with an outrageous repair bill. If you have any plumbing concerns, please give us a call so we can help you at a price you can afford!