When you own a home, proper maintenance of your heating and cooling systems and plumbing are necessary. It helps you to conserve water and save on energy bills. Having faulty-working plumbing parts cause more expensive issues later, and throw money out of the window. If you are living paycheck-to-paycheck as most people do, you cannot afford to spend money unnecessarily.
Plumbing leaks not only affect your pipes and water pressure, but they can also cause damage to your home. Many people fall into the habit of forgetting about their plumbing when it’s working well. This also goes for your air conditioner. If it is working well, then don’t fix it. Then all of a sudden something happens that creates an emergency, and we go into a panic mode. All of that can be avoided by having your plumbing and HVAC systems looked at on regular bases. Preventative maintenance is low-cost to make sure that everything stays in working order.
Know the System
The first thing the new homeowner should do is learn where their plumbing is and how it works. A surprising number of people, for example, don’t know where their septic tank or its drainage field are located. They Continue reading