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Oh, The Stories We Can Tell!

Oh, The

Horror stories from plumbers

Stories We Can Tell!

Plumbers find some fascinating things when servicing water and sewer lines

Those of us in the plumbing industry do our best to repair all sorts of things renters and homeowners simply don’t want to mess with. Professionals like the crew at Action Drain & Plumbing have the skills, knowledge, and experience to tackle any plumbing issue or emergency.

From fixing a broken pipe to a clogged toilet, plumbers have seen it all. And we find some interesting stuff in drainage pipes—from jewelry to socks, toy cars to hair…so much hair.

"We once received a call for a gas line that someone had hid a bunch of money in and we camera'd it (after being given access by the company) and sure enough--lots of stacks of money."

Plumbing discoveries are so interesting that they even make it to the evening news once in a while. Over the last few years, several stories connected to plumbing service calls made the front page or the evening airwaves. In California, a set of missing dentures were pulled from the inner workings of a commode. In Washington, plumbers dislodged and removed multiple masses of hair and gunk buildup measuring from 6 to 12-foot in length. In Ohio, plumbers were called to investigate an interesting sound and ended up rescuing a kitten from a storm drain in the process!

Plumbing systems are a complicated mix of pipes, drains, filters, and ducts that work together to bring water in and out of your home. We know how it feels to experience plumbing issues and we empathize when those plumbing problems turn your whole life upside down.

The next time you meet a plumber, ask them about the craziest thing they ever found on the job. The yuck factor may be there, but you may be surprised by the comical and heartwarming tales you hear.

All things plumbing are best addressed by professionals like Action Drain & Plumbing. If the work is not done correctly, follow up fixes can be costly. Be proactive and hire the professionals now, rather than later.

If you’re having problems with the pipes in your home, or just want to set up a regular maintenance cleaning, give Action Plumbing a call today at 509-467-1717!

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