Canton GA homeowners plumbing awareness is Champion Plumbing’s guide to you avoid water damage in your home. Most of us never think much about the piping systems that run throughout our homes because they are largely invisible behind walls and under flooring. in this short article I’ve outlined the most common items of which to become aware. Doing so may save you money and heartache in the future.
Modern kitchens have several plumbing items to check on a regular basis:
- Refrigerator Supply Valve and Water Line
- Dishwasher Supply & Drain Lines
- Washing Machine Supply and Drain Lines
- Sink Supply & Drain Lines
- Garbage Disposal
Checking for leaks or deteriorating hoses on a regular basis is a good idea. Replacing plastic lines with copper greatly reduces your chances of experiencing a problem. Installing Water Hammer Arresters also reduces your chances of broken high pressure lines (See below). Champion Plumbing can install all of these for you. Contact us about our kitchen plumbing services.
The most common plumbing problems in a bathroom:
- Leaking Toilet Tank
- Supply Lines to Sink(s)
- Leaking Trap
- Dripping Bath and Shower
You check beneath your toilet tank and sink(s) for the presence of water. If water is present you should call a fully licensed and insured plumber like Champion Plumbing.
Water Hammer Arresters
Water hammer arresters are devices that control the loud knocking sounds in the pipes, which occur due to the sudden shut off of the water flow. It is caused by the pressure waves. Through the pipes, this sound is caused by a sudden stop in the speed of water or change in direction. This happens when a washer stops filling up, for example, or when the dishwasher changes the cycle, or when the faucet is turned off suddenly.
These devices greatly reduce the chances of having a hose or pipe suddenly break and release water into your home.
Leak Detection and Repair
If you’ve discover the presence of water you can try to repair it yourself, but in many cases the DIY approach only makes matters worse. When the problem is severe you should shut off the water to the home and call a licensed and insured plumber.
Canton GA Homeowners Plumbing Awareness
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