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How To Keep Your Plumbing Pristine

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It is cheaper and easier to extend the life of your plumbing system, than replacing and repairing the system all the time. There are several simple step to keeping your plumbing system healthy.

Prevent Clogs

The easiest way to take care of the plumbing system is to prevent unnecessary clogging. Know what can be flushed down the toilet and what cannot. Avoid flushing heavy materials like the household litter, heavy papers or diapers down the toilet.

Do not let hairs go to the shower drains and sinks. This causes the drains to clog easily. Add drain covers to the drains in your plumbing system, to avoid hairs and other dirt from causing clogging.

Check for Leaks and Running Water.

Leaking plumbing system is annoying. It also increase the water bills. To avoid unnecessary leaks, it is wise to frequently check for any leaks around the plumbing system. Inspect the faucets to identify any leaking sinks. If there is any, fix the system as soon as possible. Inspect the toilet too for any running water. If any, fix the toilet.

Learn How to Fix Some of the Problems

It is important to learn how to ix some of the small problem. Ensure you have a plunger, a drain snake and a pipe wrench at your home. A drain snake comes in handy at home. You will easily clear any disturbing clogs in your system.

This will enable you to do these small repairs fast and easily. You should also read materials on plumbing system maintenance and repair. This gives you ideas on how to handle the small issues. In case of any complications, kindly call for professional advice.

Take Good Care of the Septic Tank

If you have a septic tank at your home, ensure you flash out the septic tank, ideally after every three to five years. Protect the septic tank from any damages during the pump outs. Avoid flushing down oils, fats and grease through the plumbing system. These causes additional problems and complications at times, which cad demand for frequent flash outs.

Check the Pipes Frequently

The pipes are subject to wear and tear. It is important to check the pipes for any cuts, cracks or any other issues. This ensures that the pipes are in good shape and fixed soon if any of them is defective. This helps the plumbing system to last longer, and avoid unnecessary repairs that are time and money consuming.

Keep your Lakeland plumbing system in top shape with a little help from SAMCO Plumbing. Call us at (863) 509-1718 today!