by Lambert Plumbing and Heating in Vancouver on February 13, 2015

Is It Time for a New Faucet?

 

Fillig glass of mains water, drinking waterWhen you are trying to keep your faucets working in the house, you need to look over the information that is listed below. You can learn how to take care of your faucets with this information, and you can learn when it is time to call on a plumber to help you. You may not know how to manage your faucets alone, but you can easily work with a plumber who is going to show you what to do to prevent problems in the future.

Replacing The Faucets

When you need to replace your faucets, you need to know what makes the faucets inoperable. Your plumber can tell you that the faucets are not working anymore, and you will be able to manage your faucets more easily if you have brand new fixtures in the house. Your faucets will not last the life of the house, but you can easily get new fixtures every time there is a problem.

Checking For Trouble

When you are looking for signs of trouble, you need to check in three places.

  • Seal
  • Underneath
  • Pipes

The seal around the base of the faucet may have a leak that comes from the pipe, but the pipes underneath may be leaking just as much. Also, you need to see if there is a leaking dripping directly into the cabinet below the sink. You will be able to see these leaks easily, and you can check for them once a week to make sure they do not surprise.

Preventing These Leaks Going Forward

When you are trying to prevent these problems in the future, you need to make sure that you are doing everything you can to inspect the house. When you find problems, you need to be sure that they are taken care of quickly. Also, you need to make sure that you call the plumber when you notice these issues.
Fillig glass of mains water, drinking water
You can keep the faucets in your house running than normal, or you can easily call on the plumber to help you with these problems. They can replace your faucets for you, inspect the house once a year and do repairs to help you keep up your home.

Fix those unsightly fixtures and faucets to give your Vancouver home a quick update. Don’t let that leaky faucet ruin your home and your wallet, call the experts of Lambert Plumbing & Heating at (604) 734-0890

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