Every homeowner should have a basic understanding of plumbing in their residence. In order to protect yourself from floods, water damage, and high repair costs, you need to know a few basics things. The more you know, the more you can protect yourself from unforeseen events down the line. We have compiled a brief list of things that homeowners should know about the plumbing in their homes.
How To Shut Off The Main Water Line
What are you going to do if a pipe bursts in your home? It going to take your plumber at least a few minutes to make it out to your home in an emergency, so what are you going to do in the meantime? Are you just going to wait and let the hundreds of gallons of water can quickly fill up your home? In order to stop this, you need to know where your main shut-off valve is located. It could be found under your crawl space, basement, or sometimes under the kitchen sink of a home.
Leave Some Jobs To The Professionals
Although you may be tempted to try your hand at a major plumber job, you are probably better off calling in a professional. They have the knowledge and tools to get the job done right. If you do not have experience in the matter, you may wind up making the situation even worse. Sometimes, you are much better off leaving your ego at the door and allowing a seasoned professional to come in and fix the issue at hand.
How To Read The Water Bill
It is unfortunate that many homeowners can’t make sense of their water bills. Your usage charges could be way higher than they should be. In order to dispute them, you need to be able to successfully read and understand your bill.
Experience the Metcalf Plumbing Difference
Metcalf Plumbing is a customer-focused plumbing contractor serving residential and commercial clients throughout the Catonsville, Ellicott City and surrounding areas. From water heater installation, sump pump installation and repair to water and sewer line replacement, Metcalf Plumbing is a trusted resource to call on when you need help with your plumbing services. We are not commission-based and we provide honest, upfront costs with a thorough inspection of your system and suggested next steps. Our trained and courteous technicians are standing by to provide quality comfort at competitive prices. You can call us at 410-242-311 and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Google+, and Twitter!