Emergency Repairs

Emergency Repairs

Repairs
Dealing with a crisis There are lots of situations where a problem can look catastrophic and the immediate reaction will be to pick up the phone for an emergency call-out, whatever the cost. But with a bit of rational thought and a calm approach you may be able to deal with it yourself, or at least limit the damage until help arrives. Leaking Pipe Turn off the water at the mains stopcock; this could be in a number of places, usually by your boiler or in a cellar. Make sure you know where the stopcock is in your property! The time you will save not having to search in an emergency could be the difference between a damp bit of plasterboard and a collapsed ceiling. Once the stopcock is turned…
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