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If you are looking for a plumber in the West Valley, you have come to the right place. At Emergency Master Plumbing & Air, we have provided trusted plumbing services to our customers in Surprise, Avondale, Goodyear, and the surrounding areas for over 30 years. Our family-owned business is fully licensed, bonded, and insured, so you can be sure your plumbing needs will be handled with the utmost care and professionalism.

To schedule a plumbing service, call (623) 432-0652 today!

Common Plumbing Questions

Plumbing issues can be a significant inconvenience, causing disruptions in our daily lives. It is essential to have a basic understanding of plumbing systems and know how to handle common problems that may arise. In this comprehensive guide, we will address some frequently asked questions about plumbing to help you navigate the world of pipes, drains, and faucets.

What are the most common plumbing problems?

The most common plumbing problems include:

  • Clogged drains: This occurs when hair, grease, food particles, or other debris obstruct the flow of water down the drain.
  • Leaky faucets: A dripping faucet may seem like a minor annoyance, but it can waste a significant amount of water over time.
  • Running toilets: If your toilet continues to run even after flushing, it could indicate a problem with the flapper valve or the fill valve.
  • Low water pressure: Poor water pressure can make showering and washing dishes frustrating. It could be caused by mineral buildup, pipe leaks, or a faulty pressure regulator.
  • Burst pipes: Freezing temperatures or excessive water pressure can cause pipes to burst, leading to water damage and potential flooding.

How can I prevent plumbing issues?

Prevention is key when it comes to plumbing problems. Here are a few tips to help you avoid common issues:

  • Be mindful of what you flush down the toilet. Avoid flushing items like wipes, sanitary products, or paper towels, as they can cause clogs.
  • Regularly clean your drains using a mixture of baking soda and vinegar to prevent buildup.
  • Fix leaks promptly. Even a small leak can lead to bigger problems if left unattended.
  • Insulate exposed pipes during cold weather to prevent freezing and potential bursts.
  • Avoid pouring greasy substances down the drain, as they can solidify and cause clogs.

How do I unclog a drain?

There are several methods to unclog a drain, depending on the severity of the clog:

  • Use a plunger: Plungers are effective for simple clogs. Ensure there is enough water in the sink or bathtub to cover the rubber cup of the plunger. Create a tight seal around the drain and vigorously plunge up and down.
  • Try a drain snake: A drain snake, also known as a plumber's snake, can reach deeper clogs. Insert the snake into the drain and rotate it to break up the blockage.
  • Use chemical drain cleaners as a last resort: If other methods fail, you can try a chemical drain cleaner. However, be cautious as these can be harsh and may damage pipes. Follow the instructions carefully.

When should I call a professional plumber?

While some plumbing issues can be resolved with DIY techniques, certain situations warrant the expertise of a professional plumber.

Here are a few instances when you should consider calling a professional:

  • Major leaks: If you have a burst pipe or a significant water leak, it is crucial to contact a plumber immediately to minimize damage.
  • Sewer line problems: Issues with your main sewer line require professional attention, as they can be complex and require specialized equipment.
  • Water heater troubles: If your water heater is malfunctioning, a plumber can diagnose the problem and repair or replace the unit if necessary.
  • Renovations or new installations: When undertaking major plumbing projects, it is best to involve a professional plumber to ensure proper installation and compliance with building codes.

Remember, it is always better to seek professional assistance if you are unsure or uncomfortable handling a plumbing issue yourself.

Our Services

We provide the following plumbing services:

  • Commercial plumbing
  • Drain cleaning
  • Fixture plumbing
  • Gas line repair
  • Hydro jetting
  • Leak detection & repair
  • Pipe repair
  • Piping & repiping
  • Sump pump
  • Trenchless sewer repair
  • Water heater
  • Water treatment

Trusted Plumbing Professionals

At Emergency Master Plumbing & Air, our goal is to provide you with the best possible plumbing service. We offer same-day service and emergency services, so you can rest assured that we will get the job done right the first time. We are proud to be a locally owned and operated business, and we strive to provide the same level of service that you would expect from a family member.

Contact Verrado Plumbing today at (623) 432-0652 to schedule a plumbing service!

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Have questions? We are here to help. Still have questions or can't find the answer you need? Give us a call at (623) 432-0652 today!

  • Does your team charge extra for weekend service calls?

    Due to logistics and overtime pay, it's necessary for our crew to collect an upfront surcharge before responding to any after-hours repair requests.

  • A tree limb fell on my exterior AC unit, but it seems to be working properly. Should I be worried?

    For peace of mind, it's a good idea to have your AC unit inspected after any possible damage.

  • My AC unit keeps breaking down. Should I repair or replace it?

    If the unit is more than 15 years old and needs expensive repair work, it's probably worthwhile to go ahead and replace it with a new system.

Hear From Our Customers

  • "We are highly satisfied with Emergency Master Plumbing & Air."

    We will certainly continue using Emergency Master Plumbing & Air for our future services!

    - Susan L., Yelp Review
  • "We finally found a plumber we could trust!"

    The response of this company is something out of this world! The pricing is unbeatable in the valley, also family owned business so they will take care of you, unlike the big franchises!

    - Jisun D., Yelp Review
  • "Emergency Master Plumbing & Air exceeded my expectations!"

    They did a great job and I appreciate the great communication from Heather as she is very responsive to calls and texts.

    - Karen Chambers, Google Review
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