We all know somebody who has gone through it. A sudden burst pipe, a sewage overflow, some sort of plumbing emergency that leaves you scrambling to find a plumber. Most of these emergencies are actually due to incompetent plumbers. Bad plumbing has a way of always failing when you least expect it to, in the most outrageous way possible. We have assembled some of the most common causes of these emergencies and what steps a plumber can take to prevent or fix these issues.