If you live in Simi Valley, which you probably do otherwise you wouldn’t be reading this, you’ll know that the temperature tends to rise during the summer months. The warm weather months can add strain to your plumbing, and if you’re not careful, you may end up experiencing a number of plumbing problems during the winter as a result.
At Dutton Plumbing, we’ve put together some pointers on how to take care of your plumbing in if you live in the Simi Valley area.Avoid Using Garbage Disposal for Everything and Anything
Summer months can see more friends and family frequenting your home for the likes of dinner parties and games nights. However, it’s important to remember that not all items of food and drink stuff can be easily disposed of in your sink. Instead, use a trash can when a lot of people are around so that you avoid messing up the garbage disposal in your home.Inspect Your Sewer Pipes
Warm weather months can bring with them increased rainfall. With this in mind, it’s not uncommon for sewer pipes to crack, causing back-ups and leaks. This is something that is very difficult to detect so it is highly advised that you call a professional.Avoid Straining Your Plumbing
The summer months often see an increase in showers, baths, outdoor water fun and more toilet flushes if it’s a full house. However, it’s so important to teach your family smart habits when it comes to the plumbing in your home. Limit shower times; stop the faucet when brushing teeth; wash hands thoroughly but effectively;Speak To Us