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Basement Plumbing Efficiency – Plumber’s Tips

Here are some simple things you can do to improve the efficiency of your basement plumbing. Don’t forget to do regular maintenance checks of the mechanicals in your basement.

To prevent sewer gas issues, which typically stem from basement floor drains, occasionally pour a bucket of water down the drain to keep the trap seal full.

Check your water meter when no water is being used, note the reading and check it 8-10 hours later. If the meter has moved, it may be due to an undetected leak within your home.

If you are experiencing water hammer noises, you can install shock absorbers, which will absorb the vibrations in water lines.

Check your washing machine hoses for abnormalities, if there is a bulge, leak or weak spot you should most definitely consider replacement.

Your septic tank should be inspected and pumped every 3-5 years, which ultimately should save you from a costly filter field replacement.

All of these items (and many more) are included in the AttaBoy Plumbing “Peace of Mind” Home Inspection. Our plumber can check all the plumbing mechanicals in your home to insure they are in proper working order and if there’s any problems, we’ll provide solutions. For more information or to schedule service, call your local plumber, AttaBoy Plumbing, for all the details.

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