It’s very good to have a home plumbing inspection once a year. It is important to ensure all the components of your plumbing are checked so that any issues that can compound into bigger messes.
In this article we will discuss the benefits of an annual plumbing inspection.
What is a Plumbing Inspection?
Some things we will look at when we arrive at your home include:
- Indoor and outdoor pipes
- Sewage lines
- Faucets and showerheads
- Toilet systems (bowls, tanks and water lines)
- Water heaters
Benefits of a Plumbing Inspection
Moisture and rot problems caused by plumbing leaks can cost thousands of dollars to repair. It is a good time to have your plumber check your water bill while they are at your home. You can reduce your water bills easily!
The pipes and fixtures in your home will wear and tear over time. Thus, cracks, holes, and loose joints result in small leaks that go undetected. Your home can suffer severe water damage if they are left untreated.
Fixtures that are poorly maintained will deteriorate prematurely. During the course of their lives, they will remain in peak condition if properly maintained. An experienced plumber can inspect them regularly to extend their lifespan.
You should have your plumbing systems inspected for many reasons, but this is probably the most important. In some cases, even a small leak or clogged drain can cause extensive damage, which is difficult to diagnose and difficult to repair.
Identifying emerging problems in your plumbing systems can be challenging if you lack experience and expertise. What would you do if you arrived home and your entire house was flooded because of a broken water pipe? Plumbing checkups can help identify and fix problems on time.
Inconvenient plumbing problems are one thing, but dangerous ones can be quite the opposite. The damage to your plumbing system may cause rotten floorboards and mould buildup in your home, which may be harmful to your family.