How to Prepare Your Plumbing System for the Summer Season
If there's one thing that the summer season means, it's a fun time with family and friends. There's no better excuse to have great parties that will be the talk of the neighborhood for months to come. But, most people want to make sure that all talk is good. There are plenty of ways to ruin a party, especially when it comes to a home's plumbing system.
Luckily, preparing a home for summer festivities is quick and easy. So, read on to find out how to ensure the festivities are enjoyable!
Garbage Disposal to the Rescue
Good food is one of the major factors in throwing a fun summer party and will ensure happy guests. Preparing food can be stressful. A certain thing that makes it even more so is a lack of garbage disposal.
When a kitchen sink has a garbage disposal installed, food preparation becomes much easier. Most food waste can go down the sink without fear of the sink clogging and creating a big problem. Garbage disposals aren't expensive, and they're easy to install with the help of a professional plumber. For a smooth setup, a garbage disposal is key.
Check Gas Lines for Safety!
An overlooked plumbing risk is gas lines. Checking gas lines is especially important when there's likely to be fireworks around. Even a small leak can become dangerous when fireworks are involved. So any homes that have gas lines should be checked for safety before summer festivities begin.
Gas companies add a sulfur-like smell to natural gas, which is otherwise odorless, tasteless, and colorless. But a small leak - especially one outside - isn't easy to smell. But that doesn't make it any less dangerous. And the last thing homeowners want is the risk of health issues or fires! Luckily, a professional plumber can check all the gas lines and fixtures to make sure everything looks good.
Prepare the Bathroom for Guests
When preparing for a party, homeowners should always check to make sure the bathroom is ready for guests. When there are many more people than normal using the bathroom, minor issues like a slow drain or a leaky toilet can quickly become major issues. A slow drain can become a clogged drain, and a leaky toilet can become a small flood.
Having a professional plumbing company come and check these things is always a good idea. A party that ends early because of an embarrassing plumbing issue is a party that's talked about in the wrong way for months to come. With just a little prevention and foresight, summer festivities can be the best they can be!
About Lambert Plumbing & Heating, LTD
The friendly folks at Lambert Plumbing & Heating, LTD have been serving Vancouver, BC, since 1977. Their technicians are expertly trained, clean, and always respectful. They offer 24/7 emergency service and up-front pricing on any job, big or small. Call for garbage disposal services!