One of the most common plumbing problems that will be found in a given system over a period of years is leaking pipes. There are many things that can cause pipes to leak in the home or office, including simple wear and tear that takes place over time.
At All Hours Plumbing, Drain Cleaning, Heating & Cooling, our plumbers are well trained in handling issues of leaking pipes, and also in preventing them. There are a couple prominent areas you can look into that can help reduce the stress on pipes and lower the chance of a leak occurring and costing you money.
Living in a home with high water pressure is great on the one hand, because you’ll never have to worry about a limited shower or water appliances that don’t really perform optimally. On the other hand, though, higher water pressure is known to put more strain on the pipes the water flows through. A couple tips here:
If you live in an area with harder water, your plumbing can undergo significant stress from this. Sediment of magnesium and calcium can build up within the pipes, and this can cause issues from restricted water flow to corrosion of joints and fittings, which can lead to leaks. A few areas to consider here:
For more on preventing pipe leaks through smart adjustments, or to learn more about any of our plumbing services, speak to the pros at All Hours Plumbing, Drain Cleaning, Heating & Cooling today.
All Hours Plumbing, Drain Cleaning, Heating, and Cooling provides affordable plumbing, HVAC and fireplace services in Salt Lake City, UT. We offer 24 hour emergency services and we’re dedicated to providing the absolute highest quality service at the best prices. We don’t over bid, and we don’t under bid with the idea of tacking on hidden fees; we simply give honest prices with honest answers.
Our complete lines of Salt Lake City plumbing and HVAC services include everything from drain cleaning and water heater replacement, to air conditioning repair and furnace maintenance. No matter what you need (or when you need it!), when it comes to your plumbing or HVAC, we have you covered. Reach out to us when you need plumbing, HVAC or fireplace help, and we’ll show you how easy it can be to get your home’s systems working well again soon!