Preventative Plumbing Maintenance Tips from Rooter Hero Plumbing
A plumbing issue is not always an easy thing to deal with! Burst pipes and leaking faucets can cause severe damage to your home. If plumbing issues aren’t fixed properly, it can damage walls or floors and lead to other issues like structural damage, mold, and problems with your electrical system. Hidden leaks and unexpected plumbing issues, can leave a big dent in your budget and cost you a bulk amount on water loss. So, planning preventative plumbing maintenance is essential to save more money.
Preventative Plumbing Maintenance Tips
Preventative plumbing maintenance allows people to schedule annual checks on their plumbing system to determine any fault. These plans are crafted to spot issues before they become a significant problem.
Fix Leaking Faucets
Dripping faucets can waste a lot of water and adds more to your water bill. Fixing the dripping faucets is very important to avoid things from getting worse over time. So, check your faucets regularly for leaks and repairs, and check underneath the sinks for water stains or drips when the water is running.
Get the Drain Flowing Again
Dealing with slow drains? There is a hidden problem with your plumbing system if the water is slow to drain. To flush down the drain and unclog any debris, use a homemade mixture of vinegar and hot water. Do this regularly every month to get the drain flowing again.
Locate and Fix Water Leaks
Watch for water stains on walls and ceilings or puddles of water to determine the source of the leak and fix them right away to prevent any further damage.
Check the toilet and its flushing mechanisms on a regular basis. You could be wasting your money and more water if you have a running toilet.
Regulate Water Pressure
Install pressure regulators to maintain the water pressure to its safe level. High water pressure can damage the pipes and causes unnecessary leakages.
In addition to these, schedule a sewer line inspection to check how your sewer lines run and inspect for tree roots that could potentially damage your sewer lines.
Book an appointment with us now for more preventative plumbing maintenance tips that could save you thousands of dollars.