5 Common Plumbing
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Every homeowner wants their home to
have a smooth-flowing plumbing
system. However, plumbing problems
can sometimes get the best of us.
Almost every household has
experienced one or two common
plumbing issues. More often than not,
people don’t know how to manage
them. Your household plumbing plays
a more significant role than you realize.
We’ve listed the common plumbing
problems most homeowners have to
deal with here!
It can be frustrating to start your day
with clogged drains, leaky faucets, or
clogged toilets. However, these
problems are more common than you
think. Plumbing issues can vary from
minor to severe.
There are different causes, such as
normal wear and tear, aging fixtures,
improper usage, and a lack of
maintenance. People often make the
mistake of not calling the experts for
help. DIY repairs may work, but, let’s
face it, they're just a band-aid solution.
You might think that you’ve solved the
problem until you’re facing an
unusually high water bill or caught in
the middle of a household plumbing
Here are some common problems
you might encounter:
1. Your bathtub and sink drain at a
slow rate or won't drain at all.
If you see water backing up or draining
slower than it should, you might be
facing a clogged drainage system. You
can try clearing the blockages by
yourself. If it clears, then the problem
might not be as significant as you think.
However, your plumbing system might
be telling you something.
Don’t wait for a disaster to happen
right before your eyes. Calling an
expert to look at your drains is the
best solution. There may be debris,
hair strands, soap residue, and other
foreign elements preventing water
from going through your pipes.
2. Leaky Pipes and Faucets
It can be frustrating to learn that you
have to pay a hefty amount for your
water bill when you don't use that
much water. A higher-than-usual bill
might be a sign that your water pipes
or faucets are leak