Smart homeowners know how to spot and resolve small plumbing problems before they become major issues. Take these tips from your Mokena plumber to help your plumbing stay dry and happy:

  • Keep An Eye Out For Trouble

    • When it comes to plumbing, little leaks can lead to big problems. Be alert to signs of plumbing failures. Leaking faucets, damp cabinets, rocking toilets, or dripping refrigerators all signal problems that need to be addressed.

  • Repair Problems Early

    • A leaking faucet isn’t just annoying, the moisture it releases puts wear on sink fixtures and can encourage the growth of mold and mildew.

  • Know Where To Go When Trouble Happens

    • Should plumbing fail, you should know how to stop a flood.Locate the main shut off valve for the home water supply. If it is in a dark, hidden, or hard to reach place, gather any tools your will need for a quick shut off and store them nearby.  

  • Shutting Off Appliances

    • Know how to shut off water to sinks, toilets, washing machines, and water using appliances. Familiarizing yourself could save you a messy cleanup in the future.

  • Spot The Sewer Valve

    • Find the location of the household’s main sewer valve. It is there to provide access to a clogged sewer line.

Becoming proactive in the prevention of plumbing problems is key to keeping your home running smoothly and free of costly repairs. If you don’t feel qualified or simply don’t have the time give us a call and we will check everything over for your peace of mind.