Holiday Plumbing Tips

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December 8, 2017

holiday plumbing tips

Holiday Plumbing Tips

The holidays are here so when our kitchens and bathrooms are busiest it is important to ensure that a few best practices are followed in order to keep them in the best condition possible throughout the season. You can prevent a trip by our emergency plumber over to your house with the following helpful tips though should you need our assistance we are your neighbors and will be there for you day or night at the same affordable flat-rate price no matter what.

First, remember that during any type of plumbing emergency that the most important thing to do is turn off the main water supply valve followed by the local water valves whenever possible such as behind the toilet or under the kitchen sink as this will minimize the damage that is occurring to the premises. Also, remember that your garbage disposal is not there for everything there is to dispose of after a scrumptious holiday meal. There are certain items which will cause the machine to overheat or become damaged including asparagus and celery because they are very fibrous and these materials can wrap around the disposal blade and bring it to a full stop.

Other materials which could cause you garburator to stop working after a big holiday meal includes potato peels because they create a paste from the starchy materials which gums up the machine. Cooking oil, grease, and fat will restrict the water flow and eventually build up around the drain pipe as well as the disposal blade causing the device to work harder than it needs to. Rice or pasta shouldn’t be placed in the machine because they expand in water and this happens even when they are fully cooked so these materials can overfill the disposal chamber. Anything larger than fine fish bones such as chicken, turkey, pork, or beef bones should be thrown in the compost or garbage waste as well.

Besides taking care of your garbage disposal throughout the holiday season please know that our team of local plumbing specialists are on call 24-hours to make certain that any plumbing emergency you may have such as a sump pump failure, or a basement drain or toilet that is backed up with wastewater or sewage, or a frozen or burst pipe, you can truly depend on us for a fair price and a fast response. We are trained in the area of emergency plumbing and bring vast experience to each job. We have done so for over 25 years and will continue to do so into the future. Please give us a call today! Local Plumbers

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