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Understanding Plumbing Emergency Situations

Understanding Plumbing Emergency Situations

If you have ever had a pipe burst or a toilet overflow, you know the damage that can be caused by a plumbing emergency. Knowing the right steps to take when a plumbing emergency occurs and having the number of NJR Plumbing Group handy can help keep damage to a minimum!


There are a number of situations that can define a plumbing emergency, with the most common stemming from having a burst pipe or a toilet overflow that is pushing water into your property. Understanding the different types of plumbing issues and what to do when one happens can help save your home from severe damage.

A leaking pipe in your plumbing may not be thought of as a large problem, but it can lead to a much larger issue, so this should also be addressed immediately!


When water is leaking from a pipe or toilet at your property, the first thing that you should do is to shut off the main water valve. This will help stop the flow of water immediately so that you can minimise any damage that may occur.


If you have noticed that the water flow in your property is not working well or if you have noticed leaks in your plumbing, you need to find the cause of the problem. A small plumbing leak can account for up to 14% of average property water use and can lead to bigger problems if left untreated.

Call NJR Plumbing Group today! We would be more than happy to help or assist you in any way.

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