Top 5 Tips For Preventing Plumbing Repairs
If you choose the right Lakewood plumbing and AC company (blue), you'll have more than just a reliable resource for repair service. Wise homeowners understand the value of working with professionals who want to teach you more about your heating, cooling, and plumbing systems.
In fact, one of the reasons property owners prefer our team here at Western Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing is that we empower our clients. Any so-called industry expert can show up and charge you for emergency repairs; a caring and professional company wants more for you than that.
Our mission is to teach you ways that you can avoid calling us for emergency service at all. So, while we'll certainly be there for you when you need plumbing repairs, our goal is to reduce the likelihood that you'll need that type of service.
Keep Your Plumbing in Tiptop Shape
The better care you take of your home, the less time and money you'll waste on repairs. Plus, you'll get peak performance and maximum longevity from your plumbing.
Some tips for good performance from your plumbing include:
- Keep grease away from your kitchen sink
A common mistake people make is letting too much grease end up going down their sink drain. Whether it's from cooking or food that's already cooked, store grease in a container or throw it out, but keep it away from your plumbing to avoid clogs.
- Catch hair before it snakes down your shower drain
The most common cause of shower and bathtub drain clogs is hair. Have a hair catcher in place to prevent hair from getting through the strained an into your drain.
- Don't use store-bought drain cleaners
You may mean well by buying harsh chemicals from a home improvement store to pour down your drains and remove clogs. However, the fix is usually only temporary, and those chemicals can do more harm than good to your plumbing system.
- Don't ignore red flags
When your plumbing acts up, be it drips, leaks, or clogs, it's time for professional help. The longer you procrastinate, the worse the problem gets.
- Monitor for leaks you can't see
Plumbing leaks can occur in your walls or underground, wasting water, costing money, and causing significant damage. Don't ignore spikes in your water bill, puddles, or the sound of running water even when no one is using the plumbing.
Call Western Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing for Lakewood plumbing, heating, and AC company (bold) service, so you can be confident you're getting the best.