Category Archives: Plumbing Failures

5 Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Compared to other parts of the country, we’re a little spoiled here in Charlotte. Our 40 and 50-degree winter temperatures are relatively mild. (Minnesotans might call them downright balmy.) While frozen water pipes aren’t on the top of your list of worries, all it takes is the temperature dipping below 20 degrees for a bit.

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4 Common Causes of Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure doesn’t exactly qualify as a plumbing emergency, but it sure is annoying. Anyone who’s ever fumed underneath a lackluster showerhead knows how frustrating a lack of pressure can be. But what causes low water pressure, and is there anything that can be done about it? 1 Call Plumbing has been helping Charlotteans

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“Why Does My Water Switch Between Hot and Cold?”

  Is your water screaming hot one minute, then freezing cold the next? It’s a common plumbing problem. The good news is, you don’t need to rip out all your pipes and start over. There are a lot of explanations for this phenomenon, including:

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Why is My Water Heater Making Noise

Why is My Water Heater Making Noise?

Water heaters are a common source of plumbing issues. Think about it: traditional gas or electric water heaters are just giant tanks filled with water! One of the first signs of trouble with your water heater can be a noise, specifically, popping, banging, and creaking noises. What do they mean, and should you worry? Here’s

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4 Signs Your Sewer Line May Be Broken

You may think a broken sewer line is an obvious problem, but many people deal with the after effects of a busted sewer line for weeks without ever realizing it. At 1 Call Plumbing, we get calls all the time from customers who think they’ve just got a clogged toilet but in actuality are up

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