Tritan Plumbing is here to help for all you plumbing needs, but there are many ways you can prevent big disasters in your home just by being observant and proactive.
Small leaks can eventually need to big problems. Be alert to signs of impending plumbing failures; leaking faucets, damp cabinets, rocking toilets or dripping refrigerators all signal problems that need prompt attention.
A leaking faucet isn’t just annoying; the moisture it releases puts wear on sink fixtures and can encourage the growth of mold and mildew. Stay on top of problems to keep the household clean and dry.
Locate the main shut-off valve for the home water supply. If it’s in a dark, hidden, or hard-to-reach place, gather any tools you’ll need for a quick shut-off, and store them nearby. There’s nothing like the frustration of a missing flashlight or a misplaced shut-off key when water’s pouring down the stairs from a broken pipe.
Always be aware how to shut off water to sinks, toilets, washing machines and water-using appliances like the refrigerator’s icemaker. Should they misbehave, knowing the location of the shut-off valve will save the day and a lot of wet cleanup.
Knowing the location of the household’s main sewer valve is also very important. It’s there to provide access to correct a clogged sewer line; don’t make the repair service spend pricey labor time looking for it when the toilets overflow.
And your last line of defense should be having Tritan Plumbing’s phone number handy. We can handle all of your plumbing needs with satisfaction guaranteed! Call us at 815-515-4062.