The lovely season of spring is upon us with the flowers starting to bloom, nice temperatures, pristine green lawns, and birds cheerfully chirping away. So this gets you in the mood for some good spring cleaning, which is great. When you have many tasks and jobs done, you will feel like you have accomplished a lot and your place will be in great shape.
During this time you really should have a plumbing checklist. Yes, it is very important indeed to be involved in checking plumping during spring cleaning. This is a time to check heating devices as well. You may just discover some real problems that need to be addressed or the tasks that you perform may well prevent many unwanted problems. By doing these tasks, you will save yourself money and a lot of headaches in the long run.
Something very easy to do is to pour boiling water down your kitchen and bathroom sinks. This will aid in the prevention of debris from food, toothpaste, soap and hair from getting stuck in your pipes. This is a good way to prevent those unwanted clogs in garbage disposal.
It is really important to have your hot water heater inspected. You can do this yourself by turning it on from low to high and then back to the low setting once again. This will enable you to make sure that the water heater is functioning properly. If it happens that you do not notice any change in the temperature of the water when you turn the heater from low to high and then back to low again, then you definitely have a problem either with your water heater or a problem with your plumbing. This is when you need to call for professional assistance.
You really should have your HVAC system checked. You can check the vents to see if they look really dusty, full and clogged. You should notice the suction power of the vacuum when you use it. If the vacuum’s suction does not feel as powerful as before or if the vents seem dusty, full and clogged, you should contact a professional. When your vents for your HVAC are clean and clear as possible, this ensures better health for you and your family.
If you are having flushing problems with toilets and if water is draining slowly from showers, tubs, and sinks, you should call the professionals. This is because you may very likely need some good maintenance jetting to get things back to good working order.