Plumbing is one of those things that can go wrong, quickly. Plus, when it does, the scope for damage and destruction is huge.
Which is why when the worst happens, you need to be able to get a qualified and experienced plumber to your home quickly.
Old or disturbed pipes can go at any time. When they do, you need to try and locate the source of the leak and shut off the stopcock or mains supply.
Then get on the phone to your plumber.
In the winter, it can get cold enough for water to freeze. And when it does, it expands, creating large forces which damage the pipes.
Time to call in the experts.
Toilets and drains get blocked. And it’s not nice when they do.
Try to find the point of blockage and avoid making the situation worse.
Valves and seals deteriorate over time, which causes leaks.
Usually these are not severe but a little water can become a lot very quickly.