Helpful Plumbing Tips From The Pro’s Who Know

Helpful Plumbing Tips From The Pro’s Who Know

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Blog

What do you have about plumbing? What plumbing skills do you possess? If you are not confident in your knowledge, you need to read this article.

Have a professional flush your septic tank cleaned every five years or so to keep it working well. Although it is somewhat of an expense to pump out a septic tank, cleaning up sewage backup in your home will ultimately cost much more.

Don’t use any colored tablets in your toilet.These products may well remove odors, but they can seriously damage the rubber pieces in the toilet, which can prevent your toilet from functioning correctly.

If your toilet happens to be clogged, your plunger is not fixing it, and the plunger is not working, you can sometimes fix the problem by dumping warm water into your toilet at waist level (or maybe even a little higher). Repeat this procedure if necessary as the water goes back to a lower level.

Check the floor for any give in order to be sure that there is no damage in the floors. You can wind up saving your money by noticing and treating this problem early as possible.

Use strainers on all drains to keep foreign objects and debris that might clog the pipes from getting through. The ones in the bathroom can be cleaned out on a regular basis.

You can prevent annoying odors and promote smooth operation by setting up a regular cleaning routine with lemon rinds, lemon peels, and even cherry pits.

Schedule all the plumbing work simultaneously. You might be tempted to call the plumber every time you need something fixed, but if you have problems repaired all at once, you can save up money for repairs. Most plumbers charge an hourly rate and a flat rate for the trip: asking a plumber to fix multiple problems in one trip is cheaper than calling them more than once.

Always have cold water running when you are using your garbage disposal is running. Cold water will allow for the food particles to be properly disposed of while keeping the blades sharp and encourage a smoother disposal.

Did you learn something new about plumbing? Find out more about the specific system you have. Can you say that your plumbing skill level has increased? Do you feel confident in your ability to incorporate new elements into your plumbing system? You will also have to learn how to use the tools you need. Feel confident in your new insights and apply the knowledge as needed. For sewer repair and service, call us at (916) 790-6191 or contact us online.

 

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