Keeping Your Pipes Free And Clear: Plumbing Tips From The Pros

Posted by on Mar 9, 2016 in Blog

Water may be the source of all life, though it can be the cause of frustration for anyone that is dealing with a plumbing issue. There aren’t many ways to destroy a home’s structure than a major plumbing problem.

To prevent pipes from freezing, don’t let temperatures drop under freezing in your home, even if the house is vacant. Your plumbing can freeze if temperatures around them fall below freezing. It takes time to thaw so you can have water again. The worst case would be that they burst, which would result in significant repair costs and a mess to clean up.

Pump out your septic tank at least every five years to keep it working well. Although it is somewhat of an expense to pump out a septic tank, it will cost a lot more having to clean sewage backup or having to fix or replace a septic tank.

Check the floor for soft areas around the floors. You can save money if you notice these issue sooner.

Don’t put things like fat, leftover frying fat or any oils down your sink drain.This is primarily true if you are someone who has a garbage disposal; the fat can make the blades go slower and less freely. Make sure you dispose of all oils in other places other than the sink.

Pour baking soda and vinegar down your bathtub drain once a month. Plug the drain and allow the chemical reaction takes place.Wait for a bit, and then use boiling water to flush. This process should open up clogs caused by clearing out hair build-up and soap scum.

If you have unwanted water that drains in your dishwasher, check how the kitchen sink hoses are installed. The hose from your sink to your dishwasher has to go up and then down so that there is no mixing between fixtures.

Don’t flush items like paper towels, such as diapers, diapers or cotton balls, because these items don’t break down and may cause clogging issues.

The key towards maintaining low plumbing repair bills is to prevent problems before they happen.Clogs are the top reasons for needing a major plumbing repair. Drains easily clogged by hair. It’s a lot simpler to eliminate hair that is on a screen than to pull it from a pipe.

The keys to avoiding plumbing problems is great preparation and education. Just a little information can make a big difference when it comes to preventing plumbing problems. The owner who does research and prepares for a problem before it happens will more easily repair the problem quickly. Are you have a clogged drain or sewer issue in your home? Call the experts of Park Mechanical at (916) 790-6191 or contact us online.

 

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