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  1. When Should You Call a 24-Hour Plumber?

  2. How to Find an Affordable 24-Hour Plumber

  3. How to Prepare for a 24-Hour Plumber Visit

  4. Need an Affordable 24-Hour Plumber? Call Us!

You have a major plumbing emergency, and you're not sure what to do. Well, if it's a problem that can't wait, you need to call a 24-hour plumber. But how do you make sure you're hiring a plumber who won't charge an arm and a leg and then some? 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton has all the tips you need for finding an affordable 24-hour plumber.

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When Should You Call a 24-Hour Plumber?

Any plumbing emergency that you know you won't be able to fix on your own due to your own lack of experience and training warrants calling a 24-hour plumber. These are some specific situations that warrant calling a business like 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton.

It's an Emergency

Read that carefully.

You should only call a 24-hour plumber if you're dealing with a genuine plumbing emergency. An emergency, by our (and most others') definition, is any kind of problem that must be resolved right away and which typically requires professional intervention in order to be resolved.

With that in mind, not every plumbing issue is an emergency. For instance, if your basement sink is backed-up, it might be frustrating, but you can wait until normal business hours to call a plumber.

However, if all of your sinks are clogged, there's a bigger issue going on, one that warrants calling a 24-hour plumber right away.

Try some home remedies first, too. Sometimes, all it takes is a plunger. But if nothing is working and you can't wait a minute longer, call for a 24-hour plumber.

Standing Water

You could have two feet of standing water in your home or two inches. Either way, it's a bad situation and one that may require calling a 24-hour plumber. Whether or not your standing water is due to a plumbing issue, it needs to be resolved right away.

A typical standing water culprit is a leaking pipe. Over time, these leaks lead to water damage and mold. Call a 24-hour plumber service like 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton for leaky and burst pipe repairs. You should also call a water remediation service to safely remove any standing water. Do not let anyone in your household, including pets, get in contact with standing water.

Burst Pipe

If you've never experienced a burst pipe before, you might think that it makes a sudden, loud noise that could be heard from the end of the block. While you might hear pipes bursting, it's not guaranteed. That's why you need to keep a close eye on your pipes and to know about the signs of a burst one.

Some signs are more obvious than others. Find a pipe that's expanded and exploded? You have your answer right there. But there are other ways to tell if you have a burst pipe, such as hearing running water without any appliance running, significantly reduced water pressure, and a noticeable sewage stench. Shut off your water, then call 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton to help repair your burst pipes.

Gas Leak

Even more dangerous than a burst water pipe is a burst gas pipe. Plumbers are also trained to deal with gas pipes, so you should call a 24-hour plumber if you have a gas leak. However, you should first make sure you're safe.

You can detect a gas leak through a rotten egg-like smell. You might also notice that your plants are decaying, that you're experiencing physical issues like trouble breathing or headache, or that any of your gas pipes have visible damage. As soon as you have any evidence of a gas leak, get out of your house. Do not call for help from inside, as this could trigger an explosion

Once you're outside, call your gas company, and wait for them to turn off your gas. While this will stop the flow of gas into your home, it doesn't fix the leak. Call 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton for gas line repairs once it's safe for our technicians to enter.

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How to Find an Affordable 24-Hour Plumber

It's good to know 24-hour plumbers are available, but available doesn't always mean affordable. These are 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton's tips for finding an affordable 24-hour plumber:

Focus on Quality

Above all else, you need to make sure you're hiring a quality plumbing company. There's no such thing as getting a good rate on low-quality plumbing services. In many instances, you can end up losing more money in the long run, because you'll probably need to call another plumbing company.

1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton values quality in all of our services, from plumbing repairs to air conditioning installation and more. We have received great notices from our clients for residential and commercial services, and we look forward to helping you with any plumbing issues, emergency or otherwise.

Do Advance Research

Calling a 24-hour plumber isn't necessarily something you anticipate, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be prepared. Look up every 24-hour plumber in your area and see what each one offers. Check to see what their pricing options are as well, and how they differentiate from their non-emergency services.

Many plumbing companies will charge twice as much or more for emergency plumbing services. If you can't get a clear answer on their website or social media, call for clarification. 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton charges flat rates for our services. We also don't charge extra for weekend, evening, or holiday work.

Read Reviews

You don't need to read every single review of every 24-hour plumber you come across. Doing so is just too time-consuming, as some plumbers have hundreds of reviews. There will also be many reviews that aren't relevant to your situation. However, you can gauge a plumber's quality by checking their overall rating on sources like Google and Yelp and reading a handful of their reviews, both positive and negative.

A few negative reviews can be concerning, but if they're severely outweighed by positive ones, you should be in good hands. Get in touch with the 24-hour plumber or company if you have anything you'd like to address before hiring them. At 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton, we're always eager and happy to answer any questions and help you feel 100 percent confident about selecting our services.

Exceptional service! I highly recommend them for your plumbing needs!

Angelica C.

They were very professional and clean. Also did a great job on my air conditioning my house feels great.

Satisfied Customer

Had a problem with my drain. Representative came out and knew exactly what was wrong. They fixed it the problem fast and customer service was great! Will definitely use them again!

Adrian B.

Although plumbing is an extremely expensive repair, these guys always get it right and make it as painless as possible.

Satisfied Customer

Wow wow wow, Paul was excellent. Fair price, honest, did everything he said he would do and more. Fixed a line not slopped and 2 breaks at the tap. I recommend this business any day of the week. Excellent. I will use them for all my plumbing needs. He let me use my online coupon.

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Chad was very informative and professional. He and his co-worker are a very rare breed in that they fully prepared to go to work and get the job done right then. I would definitely recommend and use again Chad an 1-800-plumber.

Kenneth C.

Swayze did a wonderful job yesterday, he answered all my questions perfectly, was very respectful and took the time to clean up his mess. I am really impressed and pleased with his work. read less

Satisfied Customer

This was my first time with 1-800-Plumber Air of Pearland. I called with a minor issue with the dishwasher drain hose and asked that a tech be dispatched on Saturday so that I could be home from work. Chad was scheduled between 8am & 10am today (Sat) and arrived just before 9am. Chad was very knowledgeable and explained to me the entire process. He also answered my many many questions about what he was doing as he was doing it. I'm a smart guy but know very little about plumbing. I felt very comfortable with Chad doing the repair. The long and the short of it, 1-800-Plumber Air of Pearland has a new longtime customer and I will request that Chad be sent if possible the next time I have a plumbing issue.

George T.

"Had them install 3 faucets. Tech (Dustin) was on time and professional Nice job, clean and neat. Had tiny problem, called and he was here right away. Great and will use them again"

Wilbert H.

Joey and Moses came out to replace a waterline and were AWESOME!!! They answered my questions, where patient, friendly (respectful) and VERY professional! This my 2nd time using 1800 plumber and both visits were great! I look forward to continue using them! read less

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How to Prepare for a 24-Hour Plumber Visit

Once you've made the call, your 24-hour plumber will hopefully arrive soon and be able to remedy your plumbing problem. However, there are a few things you can do to make the visit even more effective, such as:

Turning Off the Water

You don't need any kind of plumbing expertise to turn off your home's water. Look for your home's main water shutoff valve and make sure you know how to operate it. We recommend doing this before you have a plumbing emergency.

Anytime you have water actively flowing out of your pipes or leaking, you should turn off your main water supply. Given how fast water can flow through pipes, turning yours off right away can make a significant difference. Your 24-hour plumber will also appreciate your foresight.

Making Sure You're Safe

Don't spend any time around standing water, leaking gas pipes, sewage water, or anything else that could be dangerous. This goes for any situation, plumbing or otherwise. If you don't feel safe, get out of there. At the very least, go into a different room. In the case of a gas leak or other deadly situation, you should calmly evacuate.

Call emergency medical services if anyone's health appears to be compromised. Once you've confirmed that everyone is okay, call for a 24-hour plumber. 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton's plumbers all follow proper health and safety guidelines to ensure the absolute comfort and security of every customer.

Collecting Yourself

You might not think you're tense, but take a moment to really examine your body. Are you experiencing symptoms like stiff muscles and shortness of breath? Plumbing problems are frustrating, but stress is even worse.

Before you call a 24-hour plumber, take a few moments to gather yourself. Go over what you'll say and practice some deep breathing techniques. Remind yourself of how much of a positive difference it'll make to call for emergency plumbing services, and look forward to having this issue resolved.

Need an Affordable 24-Hour Plumber? Call Us!

A 24-hour plumber should be affordable, reliable, and overall excellent. 1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton covers all of those categories and more. Give us a call right away if you need a 24-hour plumber or if you think you might in the future. We offer both residential and commercial plumbing services. Contact us today if you have any additional questions. We look forward to helping you in any way we can.

Serving Princeton, NJ and the Surrounding Areas

1-800-Plumber +Air of Princeton
3490 US-1, Ste 10C
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 281-8061

Our Service Area Cities:
Cranbury Hightstown Kingston Plainsboro Princeton Princeton Junction Rocky Hill Windsor Trenton Lawrence Township Dayton Monroe Township Monmouth Junction

Our Service Area Zip Codes:
08512 08520 08528 08536 08540 08542 08544 08550 08553 08561 08619 08648 08690 08691 08810 08831 08852