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Spring plumbing tips
Spring is here, which implies it’s time for “spring cleaning” for your house’s pipe and drainage
systems. It is a time when several house owners involved in maintenance tasks like home
renovation and spring cleaning. It’s also a perfect time to check on the plumbing system to
protect from clogged drains, leaks and water damage.
Everest Plumbing gives you these simple advice to protect your house against seasonal plumbing
Tips for your Kitchen or Bathrooms
Check faucets whether it drips or leaks if any then repairs to save water.
Make sure that all drains have filters to prevent soap, hair, and trash from clogging the
Check toilets by dropping food color to the toilet tank to see the hidden leaks.
Apply water supply pipes under sinks and toilets to prevent them from clinging.
Make sure toilets flush properly if not find the problem and fix it.
Clean mineral deposits from the shower head. Untwist it and fill a plastic baggie with
vinegar; place it over the shower head and use the rubber band to hold. Dry overnight
then removes and gently rub with the toothbrush to remove sediments.
Tips for Appliances
Flush your water heater tank to remove corrosion, which shortens the life of the heater by
reducing heating efficiency.
Replace a water heater if it is more than 15 years old.
Be sure that the flammables, not placed near the water heater or furnace.
Check dishwasher, washing machine and ice maker supply hoses for bulges or leaks.
Replace hoses if necessary and Use stainless steel hoses for the longterm purpose.
Tips for Outside the house
Flush your sprinkler system and check whether there are any leaks.
Clear your drains and downspouts and check for damage.
Clean yard drains and makes sure water flows well.
Remove temporary covering, like faucet covers and pipe jackets.
Check garden hoses for cracks, holes, and loose connections.
Other general trips
Pour water into occasionally used drains to fill the trap and prevent smells from entering
Check visible pipes underdrains and in the basement for symbols of leaks.
Make sure that the sump pump functions properly by pouring buckets of water into the
Place flood alarms. Like a smoke alarm, a flood alarm is a battery-operated equipment
that makes an alarm when it comes in contact with water. It warns you to possible
flooding or leaks.
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