Spring has sprung — and as you make your list of general cleaning chores that you want to ring in the season with, now’s also a great time to make sure your plumbing is up to snuff and to make any necessary repairs. We’ve put together this handy list of five plumbing projects you should tackle this spring.
Install new fixtures
Outdated or problematic showerheads, faucets, or toilets? Upgrading them won’t just help with visual aesthetics, but likely help with maintenance and efficiency as well. The likes of low-flow showerheads, water-saving faucets, and ultra-low flush high-efficiency toilets work great, look great and can save you money on utilities. Talk to us about your options or visit our showroom to see our wide variety of styles in-person.
Inspect your pipes
Whether you have outdated galvanized pipes or just some problems with your home’s plumbing, having an expert out to inspect the system and recommend any necessary fixes is a great task to tackle this spring. An isolated fix or repiping can often help resolve common issues such as poor water pressure, discolored water or loud water hammering sounds.
Flush your water heater
The average hot water heater only lasts for eight to 12 years, but good maintenance can extend its usable life. We suggest flushing your hot water heater annually to remove any sediment that could affect its performance. If your water heater is aging, it’s also worth considering a replacement. A great option is an energy-efficient tankless water heater, which can deliver hot water on-demand to your home.
Spring is typically a season of growth, and this means that roots could be growing into your sewer system and lead to pipe blockage. Whether you need a sewer drain cleaning such as this, or just want to have your tub, sink, and toilet drains snaked and cleared, spring is an opportune time to do it.
Garbage disposal and dishwasher tune-up
Don’t forget about convenient solutions like the garbage disposal and dishwasher. Spring is an ideal time to have them inspected and maintained so you can ensure they last for longer.
Contact Us Today
For more information on plumbing projects that are great to take on during the spring season, contact us today. At Best Plumbing, we’re pleased to offer a wide range of services — from faucet replacement to sewer drain cleaning — to keep a home’s plumbing working as it should.
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