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When do I need an emergency plumber?

Knowing when to hire an emergency plumber is important, as we always aim to get your home back up and running as soon as possible. Our team offer plumbing services around the clock, at times that suit you best, but it is not always necessary to arrange an 'out-of-hours' call-out. To help you get the best appointment time, we have created a guide explaining when it is necessary to hire an emergency plumber.


Blocked drain

If you have a blocked drain then you need to get it fixed as soon as possible, to reduce the amount of waste being backed up to the surface. Using drain cleaning solution can often do the trick but, depending on the severity, you may require help from our emergency plumbers.

Frozen pipe

If you have a frozen pipe then you need to get it looked at as soon as possible. Frozen pipes will stop the water travelling as it should through your home, which can cause multiple plumbing problems internally when it comes to trying to access your hot water. More importantly, it can leak to a burst pipe is not dealt with quickly, which is a very expensive and difficult issue to fix.

Blocked toilet

If you have multiple toilets in your home then a single blocked toilet is not an issue and can wait till the next working day. However, if you only have one toilet and it is refusing to flush or overflowing, then you need to get it looked at as soon as possible. While simple blockages can be fixed by yourself, occasionally you will require help from a plumber.

Heavy leak

A constant dripping can cause a lot of damage to your home in a short period of time, so it is important to get it checked out as soon as possible. If you can locate the leak, you can temporarily aid the issue with towels or a bucket to catch the falling water, but it is still necessary to get it checked out as soon as possible.

Need an emergency plumber in Southampton?

Our team offer emergency plumbing across Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, Southampton, Bassett, Romsey, Winchester, Chilworth, North Baddesley, Bishopstoke and Boyatt Wood.  Looking to arrange your free quote or call-out today? Simply, give us a call on 07818 295 839 or 0238-007-0-007 or email us at info@fasttrackplumbing.co.uk. You can also check out our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. We hope to hear from you soon!