Water may be needed to live, but it can also be a nemesis to the frustrated homeowner dealing with plumbing problems. There aren’t many ways to destroy a home’s structure than a major plumbing problem.
Noisy pipes that make squeaking or hammering sounds are actually a lot easier to fix than you would imagine. You will need to anchor any type of exposed pipes.
If one of your water pipes freezes, turn on the water from the faucet nearest them to let water out when they start to thaw. This will help relieve pressure in pipes to prevent them from bursting, which would reduce the damage done to your house.
Don’t use harsh chemicals such as toilet tablets that claim to be cleaners in your toilet. These may deodorize, but they have the side effect of damaging the rubber in your toilet, which can prevent your toilet from functioning correctly.
Never use your bare hands in your garbage disposal. Even an un-powered garbage disposal is turned off they can be dangerous.You can look online to get schematics or troubleshooting advice for the disposal that you have.
Use strainers on all drains to prevent debris that might clog the pipes from clogging drains. The bathtub’s strainers need to cleaned out as needed.
If you get your water from a well and orange or pink stains appear in your sink or tub, you have too much iron in your water. You will need a water softener in order to take care of this problem, which is something you can get on your own at a local retailer, or hire someone to go to your home and fix it for you.
Schedule one plumber to take care of all your plumbing work at the same time. You …