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7 Tips to Help Keep Your Home Plumbing Working Properly

Here are a few tips to help keep your home plumbing working properly:

  1. Schedule regular maintenance: It's important to have a plumber inspect your plumbing system at least once a year to catch any potential problems before they become major issues.

  2. Be mindful of what you flush: Only flush toilet paper and human waste down the toilet. Avoid flushing things like feminine products, wipes, and paper towels, as they can cause blockages in the pipes.

  3. Be mindful of what you put down the drains: Avoid putting grease, oil, and food scraps down the kitchen sink as they can build up in the pipes and cause clogs.

  4. Fix leaks as soon as possible: Even small leaks can waste a lot of water and cause damage to your home. Be sure to address any leaks as soon as you notice them.

  5. Insulate pipes: Insulating your pipes can help prevent them from freezing during cold weather. This can prevent costly damage and minimize the chance of leaks.

  6. Avoid using chemical drain cleaners: These products can be harsh on your pipes and can cause corrosion over time. Instead, try using a plunger or a plumbing snake to clear clogs.

  7. Be mindful of water pressure: High water pressure can cause damage to pipes and fixtures over time. If you notice that your water pressure is too high, have a plumber install a pressure reducing valve.

By following these tips, you can help keep your home plumbing working properly and minimize the need for repairs. And of course, don't hesitate to contact a plumber if you ever need professional help.