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Plumbing systems can fail at any time! A leaky pipe can become a mess and flood your house in no time. A clogged sewer line would prevent you from using any drains inside your home. Plumbing emergencies are not fun at all. John’s Rooter is your local plumbing company in Yuba City, call us for any plumbing emergency you have. We offer a fast response to any of our plumbing services. Read the tips below we hope they will help you during a plumbing emergency you may be facing

What to do during a plumbing emergency:

If you smell gas: Propane gas is highly flammable and can ignite fire very easily. Propane gas is odorless, but the gas company adds an odor as a safety measure. If you smell gas, look for the gas shut-off valve and shut it. Open all doors and windows to ventilate the area. Do not light any kind of fire. Do not operate any appliance. Evacuate the property and call the fire department and gas company. Call John’s Rooter only after it has been suggested by the gas company or water department to call a plumber.

emergency water shutoff valve

Pipe leaks:

look for the water shut-off valve and turn the water off until our emergency plumbers arrive. It is very important to know where your emergency water shutoff is for your house. In most cases, you can locate your water meter. The emergency shutoff is normally placed inline with the meter along the outside walls of your house or inside your garage. For reference, it could look something like the photo.



Drains Overflowing:

Drain Cleaning Hairs and Roots Drain OverflodedIf a drain is not working it is very likely that the other drains are clogged too. It is very common for your main sewer line to become clogged. One of the signs that your sewer is clogged is that the toilet will make gurgling noises or you will notice black water in your shower. Over the years we have seen houses get flooded due to a broken sewer line, this is due because sometimes homeowners will continue to use other drains after they noticed a clogged. If you are having drain problems, stop all use of drains until our expert plumbers arrive.

It is advisable to always hire professional licensed plumbers when you are having problems with your plumbing system. Your plumbing system is very delicate and every pipe is connected to another one; so, even if a problem seems easy enough to handle it yourself it is not a good idea since a tiny mistake can lead to bigger problems costing you more money and property damage.

Note: In an emergency or a life-threatening situation call 911, or your local gas company, water and power company, fire department, police station, or dial 911 accordingly. John’s Rooter is not responsible for any water damage or other problems caused by your plumbing system.

Support your local economy by hiring local Licensed Insured Professional Plumbers. John is Licensed and Insured, we also have all the permits required by the city. We work with the city inspectors anytime we do work on the city’s property to ensure your safety and the safety of your loved ones and property.

Plumbing Services

Drain Cleaning:

Also known as rooter service, or snaking service, this service involves a long cable with a sharp bladed head that takes care of the common drain clogs. It is used to clean pipes that have common blockages. It can be used on: Clogged main drains, clogged sewer drains, and in any other pipes. Read More…

Hydro Jetting:

This is top of the line technology; A highly pressurized beam of water (4,000 psi) takes care of even the toughest clogs. It does a better job than the regular snake when it comes to cutting roots. It can help you with: Sewer roots problems, heavily clogged drains, heavily clogged pipes, and any type of heavily clogged pipe. Read more…

Trench-less Pipe Replacement:

In the past replacing an underground pipe meant destroying your front yard, back yard, driveway, tiles, or pavement. John’s Rooter has the Trench-less Pipe Replacement Machine to save you time and money. Replacing a pipe with the Trench-less Pipe technology saves you money and time. Read more…

Camera Pipe Inspections:

The pipe camera is a very recommended prevention service. It is recommended for family trying to buy a house, it guarantees that their future property has pipes in good working states, preventing expensive repairs in the future. It is also a very good diagnostic tool to see why your drains are not working properly or as a regular inspection to prevent bigger problems. Read more…

Sewer Root Problems:

Old trees (or trees’ roots) have roots underground that extend many yards around the tree trunk. Occasionally these roots find their way inside the drainage pipes and create blockage. Every case is different and you are going to need the help of a professional licensed problem to solve the issue using the best method accordingly. The Rooter Drain Expert has the best equipment for this kind of work. Read more…

Copper Re-pipe:

Many pipes are made of some sort of metal, and metal as you might know corrode with time. Besides the corrosion minerals also build-up (calcium for example) and affect the proper functioning of your piping system. Corrosion can even be a health hazard for you and your family, especially if you drink tap water. Read more…

Water Main:

The water main is the pipe that supplies your house with potable water. Water main pipes should only be work on by professional plumbers, only a qualified plumber can properly diagnose a problem with your water main pipe. Read More…

Electronic Pipe Locating:

Sometimes when blueprints are not available and a pipe has collapsed or is blocked you will need to [in point the location of the pipe to avoid the digging or removing your driveway in vain. The electronic pipe locating tool will precisely locate the pipe allowing for a less invasive repair. Read more…

Faucet Leaks:

A leaking faucet is bad for the environment and it is bad for your pocket. It should be taken care of immediately. Leaks are common among all faucets due to friction and hot water. Read more..

Gas Pipe Repairs:

Gas pipe repairs and emergencies are very delicate matter and should be resolved as soon as possible. Call a plumber after getting the recommendation of your local gas company. Only licensed certified professional plumbers should work on the gas pipes. Read more…

Water Heaters:

Water heaters need periodic inspections and need to be handled only by professional licensed plumbers. Installations need to follow guide lines provided by the state and the manufacturer to make sure you and your family are safe. Read more…

Emergency Plumbing Services:

Call a plumber for Emergency Services only after it has been advised by 911, fire department, or your local police department.We will be happy to assists you. Read more…