3 Plumbing Tips For The Summer Season
Most people think of winter as the hardest time
In The Kitchen
Having your kids home all day means more meals being eaten in your kitchen, and that means more dishes. Kids aren't always careful about cleaning everything off of their plates, and that can lead to things winding up in the garbage disposal that don't belong there. Remember that fibrous foods like banana peels, corn husks, and celery can cause clogs. Keep an eye on your kids' plates and a garbage can handy for waste.
You'll also be washing more dishes, so make use of your dishwasher. It's easier on your hands and your water bill – washing a load of dishes in the dishwasher uses 37% less water than a hand wash. But make sure that you wait until the washer is full before you run it. That way, you'll save energy too.
In The Bathroom
When you have extra people in your house for the summer, you also have more strain on your bathroom fixtures. That can lead to clogs. You can avoid toilet clogs by making sure that your kids and guests stick with a moderate amount of toilet paper. Also, make sure that you know what not to put in the toilet. Things like kitty litter, baby wipes, and cotton balls should never be flushed.
Even without extra
In The Laundry Room
Summer can even add to your laundry pile, for all kinds of reasons – kids playing outdoors get dirtier, as do adults who work in their gardens during the summer. And if you have a college-aged kid, they may arrive on your doorstep with a bag full of laundry
The start of the summer season is a good time to check your washing machine for potential problems. Start by checking the hoses for kinks, bulges, and cracks. The hoses should be changed every three to five years, so if
If you see leaks, difficult clogs, or other signs of plumbing problems anywhere in your home, contact a plumber sooner rather than later. The earlier you get the problem fixed, the better. To find out more, speak with someone like Towers-Murray Plumbing Co Inc.