How To Protect Your Home Plumbing & Save Money

Plumbing problems can lead to constant damage and repairs in your house. While periodic maintenance by a professional is highly recommended, there are simple tips to protect your plumbing. 

Even when your plumbing seems to be working well, there are a few simple things you can do to help protect your plumbing and save your pocket. 

Plus, with the tips below, you can make your plumber’s visits periodic to your home, focusing on economy and functionality.   

Is your bathroom functioning at its highest potential? 

If there are worn or defective parts in your bathroom, replace them immediately. This will help protect your plumbing and make it work properly, saving money on your water bill and immediate maintenance. 

Are your pipes and drains equipped with filters? 

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Adding filters to your plumbing can help prevent hair and other particles from accumulating in the pipes, causing unpleasant clogs and loss of efficiency. Save time and money by avoiding clogs before they happen using these filters. 

Prevent foreign objects from being thrown into your toilet. 

This is a key point for protecting your plumbing and is often the main villain of his damage. Avoid this by throwing non-flushable toiletries in the trash. Only toilet paper should be flushed down the toilet.  

Are your faucets dripping? 

A leaky faucet may be a sign of clogging in your plumbing. Check your faucets for drips and be sure to look under the sink for possible leaks. If you cannot find the presence of any leaks, you can still be cautious and wash your drains with vinegar and baking soda, once a week. 

When was the last time your drains were cleaned? 

Your drains can clog by the accumulation of food particles and sediments over time. Therefore, try first using baking soda and vinegar to keep them clean from time to time. If this technique has no effect, we bet on hiring a professional Calgary plumber

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