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As a homeowner, at times we know that something unexpected may go wrong. It’s an unfortunate reality and something we just can’t get away from. Ok, so you can never be prepared for every possible event, you can help protect yourself from some damages merely by knowing who to call and quickly.
With technology been readily available, long gone are the days of routing through the phonebook to find property services in a hurry. It’s much simpler to figure out who may be the best service to use. It’s a good idea to take some time as a homeowner to have some numbers stored in your phone for your unexpected home emergencies.
Have a look below at some of the numbers you should consider storing in your phone:
Possibly considered one of the most well-known emergency home problems are related to plumbing in some way. So it’s definitely worth your while having one to hand as part of your emergency numbers. You may come across problems such as needing to clear blocked drains, backed up toilets, burst pipes or leaks, which you may not.be able to deal with yourself and can often lead to damaged property, save yourself the hassle and do the research before you need them as these sort of problems always seem to crop up when you least expect them.
Handymen are something that not everyone will feel the need to have in their contacts but it can never hurt to have one available just in case. A handyman tends to deal with odd jobs around the home that don’t require a professional qualification which is very similar to DIY. Even if you’re an avid DIYer it’s worth having someone like this on hand, you never know when you might need an extra pair of
You aren’t supposed to deal with electrical.work yourself in your home unless you have the training to do so, therefore having an electrician in your phone is critical to the smooth running of a home. Performing electrical.work yourself can lead to fire hazards so it’s wise to make sure that even for the small electrical jobs you have an electrician to complete the work. Using an electrician that you’ve researched in advance will give you peace of mind that you have someone reputable and trustworthy performing the work.
Just like with electrics, gas requires a qualification in order to complete work on it, therefore, it’s in your best interest to have a gas engineer that you trust stored into your phone. Whether they are completing an annual service or answering an emergency call you will be thankful that you have that number stored if you ever need it. Especially if it’s the middle of winter and you find yourself without heating. You should always make sure you check that anyone working in your home with appliances is qualified, there are sources online which allow you to check this before they complete work, it is highly recommended that you do this.
These are only a few of the essentials numbers that you should think about saving like a homeowner, is there any that you think have been missed. Share your answers in the comments section below.