For the past few days, it’s been hard to ignore the stories about the devastating flooding in the Carolinas. It’s tough to watch places you’re familiar with—or people you know—go through such a situation. We’re fortunate to have avoided that type of damage, but we also know that floods can happen anywhere. If you ever experience flooding, don’t forget to call a licensed plumber to inspect your home’s pipes.
For starters, standing water makes the clay soil like we have here in our area heavier. That added weight can put extra pressure on the pipes in the ground. They may even crack. A qualified plumbing contractor in the Rock Hill and Lancaster, SC areas will be familiar with how pipes behave in this type of environment.
You’ll also want to check around the foundation of your home. If you notice places where the foundation is cracked or shifted, the pipes may have been damaged. Have a professional plumbing company come out to do an inspection.
As one of the most experienced plumbing companies in the Rock Hill and Lancaster, SC area, Carter Quality Plumbing knows how to inspect your pipes for damage. If needed, we can provide re-piping services for your whole home. We’re always here to help!
Carter Quality Plumbing provides plumbing and septic services for Lancaster, Rock Hill, Fort Mill, and surrounding areas of North Carolina and South Carolina. Contact us for more information!