How To Prevent Plumbing Problems

No one wishes for plumbing problems.They always seem to pop up at the most inconvenient times. Luckily, some plumbing problems are preventable. Below are some steps you can take to reduce the likelihood of plumbing problems occurring in your home.

  • Do not pour grease or other oils down the drain. Doing so increases the probability of having a clog.
  • Put a drain screen in the kitchen sink, the bathtub and shower drain. Drain screens can prevent hair or soap scum from clogging your drains. Best of all, they are usually very inexpensive! 
  • Do not use a chemical laden drain cleaners to clear a clogged drain. Instead, periodically put baking soda down the sink and tub drains once a month.
  • Installing a washing machine hose screen will prevent sediment from clogging the washing machine. It can also increase the lifespan of your washing machine. 

Have you encountered a plumbing problem in your home? Don’t panic. Whether you have a leaky faucet or a busted water pipe, you can rely on us for timely plumbing repairs. Call 717-207-8198 to request emergency service.

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