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Saving Money With Preventive Plumbing Maintenance

 

Being a homeowner can be expensive at times due to the cost of repairs. Plumbing problems can easily drain the pockets of a homeowner. With the help of plumbing maintenance, home owners are able to decrease the amount of money spent on repairs.

Keeps drains clean

Preventative plumbing maintenance can help to keep drains clean and working properly. Keeping your drains regularly maintained maintenance means that your drains will be free from buildup. Over time your drains can accumulate particles that can deteriorate and/or rust the pipes. These deteriorated pipes can burst or crack. When this occurs, a plumber will need to replace the pipes leaving you with an expensive repair bill. Instead of waiting for your pipes to burst, recruit the services of a plumber to clean out your sewer drains.

Keeps water heater working properly

Water heaters are a part of your plumbing system and can help to save us money. Periodic maintenance of a water heater can help to eliminate debris and minerals that accrue from constant usage. These particles can clog the water heater and causing it to be less efficient. When a water heater becomes less efficient more current is needed to power it. More current needed to power the water heater will result in a higher electric bill. Also, periodic maintenance of the water heater can help to extend the life span of it. The average life span of a hot water heater is 8 to 12 years. A water heater that has mineral or debris buildup will have a smaller life span. As a homeowner this means that you will need to pay money for a new water heater before the 8 to 12 year life span

Identifies leaks

Regular plumbing maintenance can also help you to save money on your water bills. A leak in your plumbing pipes can cause you to waste thousands of gallons of water each year. This wasted water is not free; it will cause your water bill to increase. This means that you will be paying extra money out each month. Don’t let this happen to you. With the preventative plumbing maintenance services a plumber will be able to identify that you have a leak and take the necessary steps to repair it. Also, when the plumber repairs the leak he or she prevents it from becoming larger or causing more problems within you plumbing system. A larger leak and/or additional problems can result in more water being wasted and a hire repair bill.

Looking to save money in the long run? Call Albert Nahman Plumbing & Heating today at (510) 843-6904 for plumbing maintenance services in the Berkeley area.

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