There is no good time to have your plumbing fail, but it does seem to always happen at the most inopportune time. Many people know the horror of waking up to find their entire basement flooded or to have the floor sink in an entire section of the kitchen. These plumbing disasters are awful and expensive. They are, however, preventable. You just need to know how to avoid them.
Imagine trying to fix a problem you haven’t seen with your own eyes? You know it’s there, but you just don’t know how bad it is or what it may take to fix it. That’s the problem many plumbers have when trying to diagnose serious clogs. A difficult situation becomes even more difficult because they don’t have the proper equipment to KNOW what the problem is before trying to fix it! That’s where camera inspections make a big difference!
There are several different ways to heat your home, and a plumber can walk you through several of them. Plumbers are often responsible for some electrical and gas work, which oftentimes includes heaters. Also, they’re obviously responsible for anything involving water. That means that they’ll handle your hot water heater. There’s a type of heating that has grown in popularity that you need to ask your plumber about; that’s hydronic heating.
It’s almost inevitable that a drain in your house will get clogged at some point. There are dozens of reasons that your drains might be clogged. Soap and hair are two of the most common, but many other things can end up in your drain. So, if you have something clogging your drain, you first need to figure out where the clog might be.
Drains may appear to many of us as convenient ways to discard unwanted items, but other than a couple of exceptions, they really aren’t meant for more than just liquid. If we abuse the drains in our homes, we are destined to spend money repairing them. That’s not something we want to do more than we must! Here are a few considerations to keep your drains healthy and flowing year-round!
A plumber is an expert in doing what they do, which means that they can sometimes be a little expensive. Since they’re expensive, you will likely try to avoid calling a plumber in order to save money. In certain situations, that might be a good choice. You can often remedy plumbing problems yourself with a little bit of DIY skill. However, there are some situations that require the attention of a professional. Discerning between the two can be difficult to an untrained eye. Here are some situations that require a professional.