All it takes is one overnight storm to leave you reeling over your residential plumbing.
A plumbing problem is never fun and, if caught too late, leads to costly repairs. Luckily, your home's drainage system will drop subtle hints to let you know something is wrong. If you notice any of the following concerns, call a professional to look at the residential plumbing.
You may be unaware of the potential dangers from using an inefficient drainage system. The Concrete Foundation Association found that 85 percent of structural damage to homes is a result of faulty drainage. This includes foundational cracks that compromise the integrity of your home and lowers its value.
A septic system issue can be one of the most unpleasant scenarios for you and your family. This problem can result in lingering odors inside your home, backups in the drainfield, and above-ground wet spots.
A broken boiler can lead to a lack of warm water for cooking, showering, and cleaning dishes or laundry. To solve this plumbing problem as quickly as possible, Warner Service compiled a list of boiler problems to be on the lookout for:
Why does your air conditioning unit have water in it in the first place?
The air conditioner contains an evaporator coil that cools the warm air that’s blown over it. This causes condensation or moisture to form on the evaporator coil. It’s similar to how water droplets form on a cold glass of water on a hot day.
Are you thinking, "Why is my air conditioning unit leaking water?"
To start, it’s important to understand why your air conditioning unit has water in it in the first place.
There are a few surprising toilet plumbing problems that can arise -- literally. Has the water ever slowly risen in the bowl, sending you into a panic? Or have you hit the handle but nothing happens?
Have you ever wondered if your home’s plumbing problem was normal? Or did it take you by surprise? Warner Service is counting down the most common bathroom plumbing problems in your sink, shower, and toilet (with a little extra tip for kitchen sinks).
Quality sinks should last about 15 years, according to This Old House: Buyer’s Guide to Kitchen Sinks. Before you buy this (almost) forever appliance for your kitchen or bathroom, learn the anatomy of your bathroom sink plumbing with Warner Service: