The most important thing to do in any sort of emergency is, of course, the hardest thing to do: don’t panic! Becoming frantic and rushing can actually slow us down and make it more difficult to take any kind of steps to mitigate the disaster.
Plumbing catastrophes are extremely stressful. Although they are pretty rare, chances are, you’ll have to deal with one at some point in your life. The best way to avoid panic in a plumbing emergency is to have a plan. If you’re armed with this knowledge, you’ll be ready when disaster strikes.