Some things in life are inevitable, but a major plumbing disaster is not one of them. You can be proactive by taking the right steps to make your pipework and equipment more robust. Here are some ways to boost your plumbing system’s durability. Insulate pipes Even if you’ve had the piping there for years without
Everyone is aware that pipes can burst during the winter due to freezing temperatures, but did you know they are also at risk in the summer? Burst pipes can cause headaches no matter the season. Here are some common problems that can put you at risk for summer pipe bursts. Age of pipes Plastic piping breaks
In the spring, trees start spreading new roots. These roots can grow into your pipes, damaging or blocking them which can create clogs. Take precautions to prevent this from happening by removing or relocating trees that pose a problem. If this is not possible, talk to a professional.
Over time showers and tubs can deteriorate. Besides these cracks, chips and nicks being an eyesore, this deterioration can create even more problems including mold, mildew and hidden leaks. If you’re experiencing any of these problems with your tub or shower, it might be time to consider a liner or a bath remodel. Shower and
Plumbing systems might not have many moving parts but they do have a life span. After years of continuous use, your plumbing components need to be replaced. Here are some signs that you need to upgrade your plumbing. Your faucets keep leaking The components in a faucet are exposed to rushing water several times a
It’s been a very wet couple of days, how’s your sump pump holding up? If you are like a lot of people in the area, you are about to find yourself standing knee-deep in dirty rainwater. Basement flooding is an expensive and stressful side effect from all this rain we’ve been getting. This is especially
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Water damage can spell disaster for any homeowner. Clean up and repairs can be expensive and time consuming. The best strategy is to take preventative measures and protect your home from water damage. Take a peek at these helpful tips to reduce your risk of water damage in your home: 1. Inspect your basement: Take some time