Ah- the smell of gingerbread permeates through the house, the twinkling spruce tree illuminates your window from a mile away, and a pile of presents are vibrantly wrapped in the craft store’s best selection of paper and ribbon. However, as you go to take a sip of eggnog and bite into a delicious holiday cookie, you hear a peculiar banging sound. What could it be?
As a homeowner, whether you’re new to it or you’ve been in the same house for 20+ years, you already know that a house needs attention to look its best and give back to your family. While you probably spend considerable time and money on your home, one area you might be neglecting is your pipes.
It’s time for barbecues, running through the sprinkler, and lots of sunshine! It’s also time for plumbing problems that crop up during the warmer months.
The laundry room often is overlooked when considering routine plumbing maintenance tasks. However, people depend on their washing machines and the drains and pipes that connect to them every day. Proper maintenance is required here just as much as with kitchen or bathrooms. Here are some do it yourself tips to help prevent having to call a plumber out in an emergency.