Summer is the time of year we are typically thinking of ways to cool down. When outdoors, families are trying to spend as much time as they can at the pool or exploring waterfalls and swimming holes in the mountains. Inside, you keep the air conditioning going all day long.
When you are thinking about staying cool, your water heater is not the first appliance that comes to mind. However, it is during summer that we put some of the most significant strain on our water heaters.
Summer is in full swing in Iredell County, North Carolina. We have already experienced hot temperatures with high humidity. You can count on being within striking distance of a pop-up thunderstorm or shower. Your air conditioning is probably running nonstop. But the summer months are often a sweet opportunity to spend time with your family.
Your kids are making memories at the pool and at camp while you brave the mosquitos to cook on the grill. It is the perfect weather for getting out in a boat on Lake Norman or exploring the trails in the state park on a mountain bike.
For many people in Statesville and Mooresville, this is the best time of year. However, there are some common summer plumbing issues of which home and property owners need to be aware. Here are the top 6.
Your home is a series of interdependent systems that work together to keep you and your family comfortable. When it comes to plumbing, you need everything to function properly to ensure your water is fresh and clean. While we think a lot about what our water is like coming into homes, we may not think as much about it leaving. We want to make sure our water is clean and fresh in our faucets, but we don’t really care what it is like going through our drains. However, your sewer main can actually impact your home’s water supply. Sewer mains perform an essential function and can cause catastrophic issues when it fails. In this article, we are providing the information you need to determine when to have your sewer main cleaned.
We forget all about our plumbing until there's a problem. When you find your sink will not drain, or there is an unexpected foot-bath in your shower, or you have a puddle in the bottom of your dishwasher or washing machine, only then are you painfully aware there is an issue. When things go awry, it is inconvenient and can be costly. For residential and commercial property owners, you typically want to do as much of your own repairs as possible. When you are dealing with a clogged drain, there are a few things you can try before you call plumbers; however, many find that they want to bring in the pros to make sure the job is done quickly, properly, and thoroughly. Here is what you need to know about clogged drains.
Houses are built with a multitude of complex systems that all depend on one another to make sure your family is comfortable and safe. Your roof depends on the strength of your walls, which depends on the soundness of your foundation. Your heating and air conditioning system relies on the effectiveness of your insulation and the integrity of your doors and windows. Similarly, your plumbing systems need the main sewer line to remove water from your home.