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Whole House Plumbing Inspection

Why a Whole House Plumbing Inspection?

Because nobody likes to wake up in the morning, step out of bed, and feel wet, squishy flooring under their feet.  The first reaction, as it hits you that you just stepped into the lake that used to be your bedroom floor is probably some slightly more colorful variation of “what in the world?”

Whole house plumbing inspectionThe next thought in your mind is “who do I call and ugh, how much is this going to cost?” Plumbing emergencies never happen at the ideal time.  Nobody wakes up in the morning and thinks, “Hmmm… today seems like a good day to call a plumber.” Plumbing is one of those luxuries that we tend to take for granted until the day that you can’t flush your toilet or take a hot shower. Chances are that you never thought about having a plumber out until it gets to that emergency status of a flood, backed up drain, or no hot water. Much like you should see the doctor every year; your plumbing system needs the same attention and care.

The best way to prevent a plumbing disaster is to have regular, thorough whole house plumbing inspections. Most people don’t realize that this service even exists. It does, and it can save you many headaches down the road. When was the last time you were under your crawlspace to check and make sure that nothing was leaking?  How about flushing your water heater, as required by the manufacturer on an annual basis?  Have you had the water pressure checked, ever? Here’s some of what the Plumbing Police will be doing when we give you an inspection.

  • Flushing the water heater and doing a safety check
  • Check fixtures in kitchen, bathrooms, laundry room and crawlspace
  • Identify potential issues in the water and drain system
  • Note items that are in good condition
  • Give recommendations for improvements where needed.

No inspection can ensure against all future emergencies, but many pre-cursors to common problems can be found and fixed or at least, identified. Your plumbing system is one of the most critical systems in your home, and deserves your attention.  Call or click to contact us to have an experienced, licensed plumber out to perform a whole house plumbing inspection, a water heater flush and safety inspection. As Benjamin Franklin said, “An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.”

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This is just a quick note to thank you and your guys for a job well done! How fast and clean you all did the job. Plus how all your men did the bull work with a smile. It is pretty great to see there is still a few good men out there.
by T. Scott – Fredericksburg, VA

To everyone at Plumbing Police, thank you for a whole lot of thoughtfulness and being so prompt and professional. You are all great! Thanks again.
by B. Randolph -- Spotsylvania, VA