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PostHeaderIcon How To Avoid All Holiday Plumbing Headaches

How To Avoid All Holiday Plumbing Headaches

Pipes that flow too slowly can be a sign of major plumbing problems that require the immediate intervention of a plumber.

Plumbing problems can represent an important source of stress, anxiety, frustration and distraction. In the fast-paced world in which we live, is not the time to have to worry about its pipes. Here are a few tips.

Low water pressure
One of the first problems of plumbing to point in a House and also one of the most common is a low water pressure. When shower looks more like a drizzle to a true spray or it takes 10 minutes to fill a glass from the tap, there is a problem. The first thing to do is check if the low water pressure affects both hot water and cold water. If so, the problem could be due to an accumulation of calcium deposits on the aerator, the device that limits the pressure of the water. An aerator is relatively easy to clean. To do this, simply remove it from the tap, remove the blockage and replace it.

A sink or bath which evacuates slowly
A slow draining sink is another common plumbing problem. You’re there, to brush your teeth and you notice that the water in the sink drains as fast as usual. You realize immediately that something is amiss. But do not worry! A clogged drain, especially in the bathroom, is often the result of hair or debris forming a plug in the exhaust close to the basin.
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PostHeaderIcon Plumber at home – how to fix clogged pipes and leaks

Sometimes it is dripping, sometimes it blocked – in the House, there are many pipes and lines, where it ever happens. But that is no reason to panic. We show you how you can fix leaks and blockages itself.

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What to do when it’s dripping?
A leak in the pipe can have several reasons: the pipe can become old and broken or porous rust or frost. Also during the installation of the tube can damage tools and screws. A leak is often noticeable by decreasing water pressure, damp walls or increased water consumption. Then it is high time to make the search: one hears something drip or hiss, damp places are formed or there somewhere smells like stale water? If you do not even identify the leak, please contact a specialist. Did you find it, you should remedy this quickly, to prevent high water loss and consequential damage due to the humidity. The first measure for leaking pipes is: turn off the water! You should remember for absolutely a further rule of thumb for the repair of pipes: the pipe made of plastic, you can fix it yourself. It is made of metal, you should call the plumber. He knows it and can avoid more damage caused by a faulty repair.

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