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Tips on Preventing Plumbing Problems

Avoiding Plumbing Problems

Our professional plumbers have over 30 years experience, and just about seen it all when it comes to plumbing failures.  Very frequently, however, a homeowner can be proactive in preventing plumbing problems!  Here are some helpful tips from our pros on how to prevent plumbing problems, and save yourself time and money!

Kitchen Tips

  • Periodically pour boiling water down kitchen drains to clear.
  • Do NOT put pasta or rice down the drains!
  • Use ice cubes to clean your disposal.

 

Bathroom Tips

  • Use a plunger on heavy drain lines.
  • Plug overflow before plunging.
  • When plunging, emphasize the pull-back action…its what clears the drains.


Well Tips

  • Check well tank with pressure gauge, every 6 months.
  • Pressure is the low side of switch, 20lbs for 20/40 switch, and 30lbs for 30/50 switch.
  • The right pressure adds years to your pumps and saves on electricity.


Septic Tips

  • Have your septic pumped every 3 years or what is required by county code.
  • Check screens on washer for debris when pressure is low.
  • Remove all hoses during the winter from hosebibs.


24-7 Emergency Service

24-7 Emergency Service

Your plumbing equipment and pipes dont have a sense of time...and unfortunately, they sometimes break at odd hours. Don't be alarmed, call the Plumbing Police! Our plumbing technicians are on call anytime day or night, weekdays, weekends and holidays!

Plumbing System Failure

Plumbing System Failure

There are many ways that your plumbing system can break down, and we know all the ways to repair them and get your home back to normal! Every Plumbing Police technician is an expert in the plumbing systems around your home. Click to find out more!

Pro Tips

Pro Tips

Let our pros give you some helpful hints so that you may stop plumbing problems before they start! 4 Easy steps to take care of your homes plumbing before you have to call us.

Online Store

Online Store

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Equipment Installation

Equipment Installation

Getting new plumbing equipment installed can be a major hassle with other contractors. Not so with Plumbing Police! Click to learn about some of the equipment brands we carry, and to contact us to install new equipment in your home today!

Whole House Inspection

Whole House Inspection

Whether you are a home buyer or are looking to prevent future problems within your current home, Plumbing Police's experts can give you a thorough whole home inspection, for alot less than you think! Click to learn more.