June has passed and summer is on its way. Winter has already caused lots of struggle due to frozen pipeline and plumbing issues. Well, summer is still there to struggle you up for more plumbing emergencies. But some pre-summer actions can avoid many problems and you can enjoy summer holidays with children.
In winter pipes are frozen so you rarely know from where it may leak. On the contrary, summer heats up the pipes that can create many plumbing emergencies. Following are some problems that can occur during summer-
1) Blocked sinks– This problem can be faced at any time of the year. But in the amount of leftover food increases due to weather. You might end up keeping it in the sinks and that will block the pipes. Avoid throwing hard fruits and vegetables in the drain. Proper garbage disposal may avoid this emergency of clogged sinks. But still if the same situation occurs, what you can do is just run through a cold water in the sink. If the problem is still not solved you can contact the nearest plumbing service provider.
2) Washing machines maintenance– One might question why is it necessary to maintain a washing machine in summer. But, yes, it is important. If you have kids and they are away from school they will go to play on the grounds and beaches. This will increase the extra pressure on the washing machine. So it is always suggested to be present at home when the washing machine is on. Because if any problem arises you can stop the machine immediately call the expert.
3) Sewer Line crack– Even if it is summer there are higher chances of rain. When the air heats up at a very high level in the afternoon, chances of rain and thunderstorm increases even more. And this excessive and sudden rain may enter into the pipes and result in the sewer line backup. Keep an eye on your toilet, check if it is backing up into the bathtub drain. If it is so, call the sewer line repair service and get it solved ASAP.
These are the major three issues to be looked after before and during summer as well. This safety majors will definitely help you save your time and efforts and you will get more and more time to be with u\your children and enjoy Summer.