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3 Reasons to Give Thanks to Local Plumbers This Thanksgiving

3 Essential Plumbing Services

This Thanksgiving, homeowners should give thanks for the valuable services that local plumbing companies provide! Without the hard work of plumbers, modern homeowners would not be able to enjoy the comfort, convenience, and safety of a residential plumbing system. Plumbers undergo extensive training in the classroom and the field as an apprentice to obtain a plumbing license.

Plumbing can be dirty and physically demanding work. Not only that, but it also requires a lot of studying and knowledge about the layout of plumbing systems to perform the job safely. There are many reasons to be thankful for local plumbers this holiday season. Plumbers provide essential services that keep families safe and comfortable.

Maintaining Water and Sewer Lines

Home plumbing systems are made up of a network of pipes, plumbing fixtures, and connections. All of the home’s plumbing fixtures connect to the main water line and sewer line. The water line is how water travels from the main water processing plant to the home’s pipes. Dirty wastewater is disposed of through the sewer line.

An experienced plumber must service, install, and repair the water and sewer lines for safety reasons. Without the proper training, it is easy for someone to cause a lot of property damage if water or sewer line repair goes wrong. Trusting the experts is the best way to keep plumbing installations and repairs safe.

Exposure to wastewater can be hazardous to human health. Plumbers work with the sewer line, risking wastewater and sewage exposure. Homeowners should be thankful that plumbers can protect their homes from burst sewer or water lines with proper maintenance and that they know what to do in case of a water or sewer line emergency.

Gas Line Leak Protection

One of the essential jobs that plumbers are responsible for is responding to gas line leaks. A gas line leak is a super dangerous situation that homeowners need to be on the lookout for. The house is at risk for a fiery explosion when the home fills with gas due to a gas leak. Warning signs of a gas leak include the smell of gas lingering in the air, a sudden increase in gas bills, or a gas leak indicator alerting.

When a gas leak is noticed, homeowners should immediately exit the home. Not touching a light switch or any other device during a gas leak is crucial because even the tiniest sparks could ignite a fire. Local plumbers will rush in to shut off the gas and repair the leak. Gas leak detection and repair is an essential and valuable service that plumbers provide to keep families and their communities safe.

Water Heater Repair

The water heater is one of the home’s most important (and expensive) pieces of plumbing hardware. Homeowners can protect their investment in their water heater by trusting a local plumbing company to do annual maintenance. Hot water heaters require yearly maintenance, such as flushing and cleaning the sediment out of the water heater tank.

When water is heated, natural minerals such as calcium and magnesium can separate into solid sediments. These sediments build up over time until they cause the water heater to malfunction, leak, or break down. The only way to prevent corrosion from sediment is to flush out the water heater every once in a while to remove the sediment and replace the anode rod as needed.

Working on a water heater is complicated and can be dangerous. Professional plumbers know how to get the job done safely. Homeowners should refrain from attempting to maintain and clean out a water heater tank by themselves. Instead, they should be thankful that professional plumbers undergo extensive training to perform these essential tasks to keep home plumbing systems running smoothly.

About Everest Plumbing

Everest Plumbing is proud to serve its community of Greenville, SC, and the surrounding areas with outstanding services from trustworthy plumbers. They provide award-winning service, straightforward pricing, and no-interest financing. Call them today for plumbing services in Greenville, SC.

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"All involved were professional, patient and personable. Our issue was explained clearly by Dalius before, during and after the process of fixing it. I would absolutely use them again. It’s good to know who to call next time!"

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