Summer Plumbing Tips
In your household, the last thing you ever want is your plumbing system to experience issues. This is extremely costly and will take a toll on your wallet as well as your mentality.
While we never want to experience problems in the winter, we definitely don’t want to run into them in the summer. Check out some summer plumbing tips below:
1. Take a Look at Your Washing Machine
When the summertime rolls around, chances are you will be spending much more time outside. With more outdoor fun comes a lot more dirty clothes.
Since you are going to be using your washing machine more regularly now, check your unit’s hoses for any bulges that may have formed as well as leaks or cracks that may now be there.
Besides this, you should also get rid of dryer lint on a routine basis. Don’t forget, though, your washing machine hoses should be replaced at least once every three years.
2. Check For Condensation
As the weather gets more and more humid, you will start seeing your ductwork sweat from condensation. When that happens, chances are your drains will backup, especially if they are not clear. Not only this, though, but leaks can also form from the condensation.
That is why if you have an attic installation, you muse take a look that there is absolutely no water in the drain pan. If you do see any water there, you must call the ARS or a Rescue Rooter as your ceiling is about to be destroyed. This step is what will take at that point to save your ceiling altogether.
3. Get Routine Maintenance Performed Annually
A lot of homeowners are hesitant to get routine maintenance performed on their plumbing units because they feel this is a waste of money but that is definitely not the case.
When you have routine maintenance performed, you are ensuring that your plumbing system is working as it should.
That is because your system is getting inspected by those with the experience and knowledge who can best serve you.
Remember, when problems are spotted early on, your plumbing system will be better off. Not only will you see a decrease in your energy bills, but the overall lifespan of your plumbing units will be increased. This routine maintenance should occur at least once a year for the best results.
Looking for more insight on summer plumbing tips for your Tucson home? Call Spartan Plumbing at (520) 623-6100 today, and see what works for you!