Plumbing Tips for the Holidays

The holiday season is here, and if you’re like many, you’re probably getting your home ready for guests! However, the holidays can come with their fair share of issues, and plumbing is no exception. The key is to be proactive about the plumbing in your Buffalo home with seasonal plumbing maintenance and repairs. As you get your home ready for the holidays, here are three important plumbing tips to follow:

Winterize your home

Taking measures to winterize your home will ultimately prevent a lot of common plumbing problems during the holidays. The experienced HVAC and plumbing technicians at The Plumber, Heating & Cooling in Buffalo can implement winterization services that ensure your home is properly heated during the winter. This also will prevent your pipes from bursting or becoming frozen, as well as protect your plumbing system and appliances. Over time, this can save you potentially thousands of dollars in future damages!

Be careful with your garbage disposal

With holiday parties and gatherings, it’s tempting to throw everything down the disposal. However, being mindful about what can and cannot be properly disposed of is essential for keeping your plumbing system free of clogs. Some foods that should never go down a garbage disposal include coffee grounds; nuts; eggshells; pits and seeds; and onion layers.

Fix existing plumbing issues ahead of time

If you have any known plumbing issues, it’s best to have them addressed before holiday gatherings. From minor drain clogs to major toilet back-ups, having a plumber fix these problems will prevent them from becoming larger, most costly concerns once you have guests at your home. Even if you suspect a problem is very small, it’s far better to have it inspected by a plumber who can assess the situation and provide a solution.

If you’re looking for a reputable plumbing company this holiday season, look no further than The Plumber, Heating and Cooling in Buffalo, NY. Seasonal plumbing maintenance is important to consider, and  our professional plumbing technicians will be happy to assess your plumbing concerns while providing  the most effective and affordable services for your needs!

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