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Nope, This Isn’t The End of The World For Your Plumbing

plumber-standing-in-plumbing-workshopYou’re having trouble with your plumbing, but you don’t necessarily know the scope of the problem. For you, it feels like your entire home can’t function without this aspect of your plumbing system. You’re online scrambling for a plumbing contractor that can come to your home ASAP. We understand this struggle. It’s why we only employ the best plumbers in Springfield, PA. Although we understand your frustrations, we do want to provide you with a little context here—the plumbing problem you’re having may be bad, but it isn’t the end of the world. Taking this a step further, we’re going to help you get your home back on track with a plan of action.

What’s the Issue?

The following issues are plumbing problems, but they’re manageable. If you’re experiencing any of the problems below, we can come out to your home and fix the issue in a flash for you.

Water Hammer

You go to the sink, wash your hands, and continue on about your day. About ten minutes later though you hear this odd sound thundering through your home. What you’re experiencing is water hammer. What you’re hearing when you experience water hammer is the pressure backing up in your plumbing system.


Have you noticed that your home is springing leaks all the time? This is an issue. You shouldn’t experience leaks too often. If you are, then you’re going to need more intense plumbing work. Only a professional can provide this for you. We really mean this—you need to call us even if it seems like you’re only dealing with a mild leak. You’re going to need a professional to ensure that everything you’re dealing with is staying afloat.

Slow Moving Drains

You turn on a sink in your home, wash your hands, walk away, and come back and notice that your sink is still draining five or ten minutes later. This is a bad sign. This is a clear sign of a significant plumbing issue. If you notice this, then it’s time to let our professionals solve the issue.


Have you noticed signs of corrosion throughout your home? You might notice rust and other signs of physical wear and tear on your fixtures, water heaters, or other parts of your plumbing system. This is not a good sign. What this means is that your plumbing system is wearing down fast. If you can already see the adverse effects of your plumbing systems wear and tear, then you’re definitely going to notice the issues with your operation soon.


Have you been having trouble with clogs in your home this year? You shouldn’t experience clogs too often. If you do, then it means that you’re having a more persistent plumbing problem. You’re going to need a professional to get to the root of the trouble. If you’re only addressing the topical issue (the clog) then the issue will come back again.

Contact Murphy’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning today to schedule an appointment with our team members.

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