Common Plumbing Problems

Common Plumbing Problems in Corvallis, OR

At Linn Benton Plumbing in Corvallis, we know drain, pipe, sewer, and water heater problems can come out of nowhere. While you may feel frustrated with your plumbing system, you’re not the only (or the first) one to experience these problems. Some of the most common plumbing repairs we make are for slow drainage, cold water, leaking pipes, and jammed garbage disposals. We’re happy to help our customers understand what’s going on within their plumbing system and make effective repairs.

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Slow Draining Sinks and Showers

If water drainage is slow in your Corvallis home, there’s probably a clog in your pipes. Blockages prevent water from flowing to your drains. A buildup leads to standing water in your sink or shower. Standing water creates mold, mildew, and causes unpleasant odors. Most of the time, these blockages are due to particles blocking your sink or shower drains. Hair, soap, fat, grease, and feminine products are some of the worst things for your pipes. Refrain from flushing them down your sink or shower. If you notice slow drains, call the professional plumbing team at Linn Benton Plumbing. We’ll use our drain snakes to dislodge clogs and get your pipes back into tip-top shape.

No Hot Water

There’s nothing like stepping into what you thought was a steaming hot shower just to discover it’s ice cold. Most of the time, no hot water is due to your Corvallis, OR hot water heater. Both traditional and tankless water heaters need to be cleaned to function correctly. If not, sediment builds up and prevents the water heater from working. If you notice cold water, give our team a call. We'll give your water heater a thorough cleaning to remove buildup so you can hop into a hot a shower.

Jammed Garbage Disposal

Your garbage disposal is very useful, but only when it works. Like any other appliance, your garbage disposal jams up from unnatural waste. Our technicians utilize drain snakes to break up materials and clean out your disposal. To prevent problems, only flush natural materials down your sink. Silverware, plastic, or garbage causes clogs. Be sure to also always run your disposal with water to help materials break down. 

Leaking Pipes

If your pipes are leaking, they become more than just a nuisance. Leaky pipes damage your Corvallis, OR walls, ceiling, floor, and household fixtures. Worst of all, leaks can be hidden and go undetected for years, causing severe structural damage to your home. Leaks are most common during the winter months. Cold weather makes water freeze, expand, and burst. To prevent leaks and pipe bursting in the winter, keep your thermostat at the same temperature all of the time.

Contact Us to Repair Your Corvallis, OR Plumbing Problems

Linn Benton Plumbing is your local Corvallis, OR plumbing team. We’re here to help residents understand what’s going on with their plumbing and guide them through effective repairs. Our industry-leading experts are ready to help whenever you need us. Give us a call to learn more about common plumbing problems and how we can keep your home’s plumbing system in tip-top shape.

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Linn Benton Plumbing

4505 Marion St SE Suite C, Albany, OR 97322

Mailing: 4505 Marion St SE Suite C, Albany, OR 97322