Frequently asked questions

We’ve compiled a list of some of the most commonly asked plumbing questions. If you have a question that isn’t listed below, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We’re here to help!

If you notice a drop in your water pressure, there could be a few reasons for this. Firstly, check all your taps. If the pressure is low everywhere, including your shower, then the issue could be as simple as your mains stop tap not being fully open. For example, if there were water mains being worked on in your local area and the water was turned off, it may not have been fully opened back up by the contractors.

Secondly, this could be a sign of a leak. To check, make sure all your water outlets are turned off and then check your water metre. If the metre is still moving, then water is escaping somewhere and you have a leak. If the low pressure is only at one of your taps or showers, this could be due to a blocked filter or showerhead. Our team of plumbing professionals are here to help diagnose and fix any water pressure issues you may be experiencing. Contact us today for prompt and efficient service.

If you’re experiencing a constantly running toilet, there are a couple of reasons why this might be happening. Typically, a running toilet is caused by a faulty inlet valve in the cistern. But, in some cases, the float can become stuck against the side of the cistern, preventing it from shutting off properly. In this case, some minor readjustment is needed. Don’t hesitate to give us a call and we’ll help you fix the problem in no time!

Here are some steps you can take in case of a burst or leak:

  • First, locate and turn off your main stop tap to prevent further water damage.
  • If the burst or leak is near any electrical components, turn off your power supply immediately to avoid any potential hazards.
  • Contact evolve Plumbing Services right away and let us take care of the issue for you. Our team of expert plumbers will arrive promptly to resolve the problem.
  • To assist with any insurance claims, it may be helpful to take photos of the damage before and after the repair.

 If you encounter a blocked toilet, it could be due to excessive toilet paper use. Some toilets have specific signs that indicate what should not be flushed down the toilet. A plunger or stick can help unblock the toilet bowl, and pouring a few buckets of water may also help. These methods can usually solve the problem if the blockage is in the S-bend of the pan. However, if the blockage continues to occur, it may be a sign of a more severe issue. In this case, it is best to contact evolve Plumbing Services for assistance.

If you’re experiencing slow drainage in your bathroom or kitchen sink, there may be a blockage in the trap caused by things like food scraps, grease, hair, or other objects that should have been disposed of properly. You can unscrew the trap carefully, ensuring not to spill any water and to avoid losing any rubber components. Place a container under the trap to catch the water, then empty and clean the trap using warm water. Once you have done this, reconnect the trap, ensuring all connections are tight. If the problem persists, don’t hesitate to contact evolve Plumbing Services for professional assistance. We are always ready to help you resolve any plumbing issues.

Have you received an unexpectedly high water bill despite not changing your water usage habits? It could be an indication that you have a leak somewhere in your plumbing system. Don’t let the situation escalate and give us a call at evolve plumbing services. Our team of experienced professionals can quickly locate and repair the leak, saving you money on your water bill. Let us help you take care of the issue and provide peace of mind.