Plumbing Maintenance Tips

The different ecosystems in your home perform better when they are tended to and plumbing systems are no exception to this rule! Homeowners who regularly have their plumbing systems maintained are less likely to experience plumbing issues. Continue reading to discover new ways to care for your home’s plumbing system.

Avoid Clogged Drains

Clogged drains do not pop up out of nowhere. They occur because there is a build-up of various materials accumulating within the plumbing pipes. You can avoid having clogged drains in the future by not putting food scraps into the sink and getting screens installed over drains. 

Decrease The Water Pressure

A lot of people prefer to take long showers when the water pressure is high. However, high water pressure can really take a toll on your plumbing pipes. If the water pressure is above 85 psi, a professional plumber can install a pressure reducer to help combat this. 

Have A Water Softener Installed

It is no secret that water contains different types of minerals. Having a high concentration of these minerals in your water supply can be detrimental to the structural integrity of your plumbing system. Having a water softener installed in your home by a professional plumber can easily resolve this issue. 

Having your plumbing system maintained by a professional plumber can help you avoid plumbing emergencies. This type of preventative plumbing maintenance also allows you to save money in the long-run. To schedule an appointment with the experts here at CityWide Plumbing – Sewer & Drain, give us a call at 1-800-310-2564.