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One Simple Tip to Lower Your Expenses

C & D Plumbing Inc.

Saving Money With Preventive Plumbing Maintenance

 Plumbing is the intricate system of pipes running through your house. This system brings fresh water into and moves it throughout the house, as well as transports the dirty water away from the house. You must care for this system in the proper manner for it to work correctly at all times for you. With preventative plumbing maintenance on an ongoing basis, you will save money over the long term. Maintenance such as this will prevent certain major issues from happening. Check out some of the things you need to place on your plumbing maintenance list today.

Prevent Clogged Drains

One way to prevent clogged drains is to avoid placing grease, oil and melted fats down your drains. These can accumulate in the pipes, and harden into a large clog. Drain cleaners may or may not be strong enough to unclog the drains from this problem. This will lead to you needing the services of a professional plumber. Hair and food particles are other reasons for clogs in sink drains. Typically, toilets become clogged because of too much toilet paper or undesirable items being flushed down them.

Keep Pipes from Freezing

Cold, winter weather poses a threat to pipes that lack enough insulation. Any pipes that are outside or in an unheated are of the house need to have protection from the cold to keep them from freezing and possibly breaking. You can buy special coverings for the outdoor faucets and foam tubing for exposed lengths of piping. Leave water dripping in the faucets inside the house when temperatures drop below freezing also to prevent frozen pipes.

Call a Plumber at the First Sign of a Leak

Leaks do occur occasionally no matter how much maintenance you perform. Call a plumbing professional at the first sign of water dripping from any pipe or pipe connection. This will keep a minor issue from turning into a major one. You will spend a little now on repairs instead of a lot later if you ignore the leak.

These are just 3 of the plumbing maintenance tips that will save you money. Minor problems with plumbing will quickly turn into major, expensive issues when you ignore caring for your plumbing in the right manner. Check your plumbing on the regular basis and do not place the wrong items down the drains or toilet. This will help keep your water running freely in both directions.

Looking to save money in the long run? Call C&D Plumbing Inc. today at (954) 758-8169 for plumbing maintenance services in the Fort Lauderdale area.