Are you experiencing slow drainage in any of your sinks or bathtubs and showers? If so, you probably need to have a professional drain cleaning. After a professional takes care of your drain cleaning, you may also want to have them handle other tasks on your list of home repairs.
In addition to kitchen sink plumbing issues, does your bathtub drain properly? Your bathroom sink? When you have slow drainage, it could be a sign that there are other plumbing issues in your home. In some cases, you may need to replace fixtures as well as pipes.
Do you have a water heater leak, for example? If so, you may want to have a plumbing service handle a new water heater installation for you. You may also be interested in a tankless water heater installation.
If your faucets are leaking were you aware that you might be wasting up to 10,000 gallons of water over the year? This is enough to wash 270 loads of laundry.
Furthermore, if just one faucet drips every second, over, 3,000 gallons of water can be wasted over the course of a year. If you have several faucets that drip like this, or even less often, that, too, can add up to a considerable amount of wasted water and a higher water bill.
While household leaks may be annoying, they also cost you money. You can save money on your water bill, however, when you have these leaks fixed. Many leaks are easy to fix and can save you around 10% on your water bill.
Is your toilet leaking? According to recent research studies, 20%-to-35% of toilets in American homes leak to a certain extent. Even if you don’t think your toilet is leaking that much, you still want to have a plumber take a look at it. In some cases, it may not be seated properly, which can create other issues.
How old is your sewer line? It’s possible that you may need it repaired or replaced. If it’s over 40 years old, however, it’s likely you’ll need to have it replaced.
If your home was built before the 1970s, it’s possible that tree roots have intruded into your sewer pipes. These pipes can also be damaged over time by general wear as well as heavy weather conditions and accidents.
Rather than putting off your household plumbing issues such as drain cleaning or leaky faucets, make a point to contact a professional plumbing service. What may at first seem like a minor issue could turn out to be more serious.
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