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Emergency Plumbing

Your Reliable Emergency Plumber on Vancouver Island, BC

Burst pipes, backed-up lines, broken toilets and floods are just a few examples of plumbing emergencies that can lead to businesses closing for repairs resulting in lost business. Having an emergency plumbing company like Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating on speed dial will ensure that the issue is resolved and your business is back up and running as quickly as possible. With offices in Nanaimo & Victoria, the emergency plumbers at Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating can respond to plumbing emergencies across Vancouver Island and its surrounding coastal communities. We respond to residential & commercial emergency plumbing requests 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you require an emergency plumber or would like more information on the emergency plumbing services Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating offers, do not hesitate to give us a call. Day or night, Archie Johnstone will get the job done right.

We’re Available 24/7 to Fix Your Plumbing Emergency

Some of the most common types of plumbing emergencies we respond to include:

Burst Pipes:

Burst pipes are one of the more common plumbing emergencies that Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating responds to. Burst pipes can be caused by a variety of reasons including:

• Old Pipes & Plumbing: As plumbing systems begin to age they can become worn down and when the pressure changes, the weaker areas of the system are more likely to start leaking and in more serious instances they can burst.
• Underground Damage: Plants and trees with long roots can cause serious damage to your piping systems and will often go unnoticed until it is too late and it becomes a plumbing emergency. If you suspect that your underground pipes have become damaged, call the plumbers at Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating. Our trade certified technicians will conduct an internal pipe inspection with one of our remote cameras to catch any cracks before they become a series issue.
• Cold Weather: Not applicable to our environment
• If your pipes burst it is important to immediately turn off the main water line and then open a water fixture at the lowest level of your home or building to allow any remaining water to drain out.

Clogged & Overflowing Toilets:

Overflowing toilets are not only overwhelming & messy but can be a major inconvenience, especially if your property relies on a single toilet. If your toilet overflows it is important to identify & fix the issue as quickly as possible to avoid the problem escalating and to avoid significant water damage. Clogged drains are one of the common causes for an overflowing toilet. In some cases a plunger will clear the clog and allow your toilet to continue flowing as usual. If the plunger isn’t clearing the clog, you may require a toilet snake. If you cannot free the blockage call the Red Seal emergency plumbers at Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating.

Broken Fixture:

If your faucet or plumbed fixture starts to spray water, it can become messy, and a major hassle to deal with. If this happens, locate the shut-off valves which can be found either behind or below the sink—depending on the type of cabinet enclosure. Once you’ve shut off the valve, call the emergency plumbers at Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating.

When to Call for an Emergency Plumbing Repair

The best weapon against plumbing emergencies is preventative maintenance, but even with a strong plan in place disaster can strike at any point. If you find yourself in a situation that is uncontrollable, or where an essential fixture is unusable, it is recommended to call an emergency plumber. When a plumbing issue arises that affects your day-to-day activities, call the emergency plumbers at Archie Johnstone day or night to get the job done right. With offices in Nanaimo & Victoria we have the ability to service all across Vancouver Island 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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