Recognizing Common Home Plumbing Problems In Flagstaff, AZ Homes

by | May 20, 2020 | Hardware Store


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The plumbing system in any Flagstaff, AZ, home is used on a frequent basis. On average, a family of four uses approximately 300 gallons of water per day.All of this water is brought into the house in water lines and then removed from the house through the drain and sewer system.

While some types of problems in the plumbing Flagstaff, AZ system can occur without any early warning signs, in most cases, there are issues that can be detected sooner rather than later. Early detection of problems helps to make a do-it-yourself repair easier, helps to reduce the cost of professional repair, and also eliminates the challenge of waiting for repairs if the Flagstaff, AZ home has clogged drains, backed up sewers, or broken water lines.

Some of the most common but often overlooked signs of plumbing Flagstaff, AZ system problems include:

  • Higher than normal water bills – unexplained higher water bills may indicate a leak in a main water line into the house. This could be underground, and it may be undetectable without the correct tools and technology.
  • Low water pressure – low water pressure at one or more taps and fixtures in the house can be a result of mineral buildup in the lines or a leak in the zwater lines in the house.
  • Slow draining from fixtures – a slow drain in one fixture is most likely a clog in the drain line. When more than one fixture is slow to drain, it may be a more serious issue with the main sewer line from the home.
  • Bad odors – persistent bad odors from drains is often a sign of a problem with the sewer system. Before the drains back up into the house, call in a plumbing Flagstaff, AZ service.

Recognizing the early signs of problems in drains and water lines can help homeowners to reduce the cost of repairs or complete the repair as a do-it-yourself project.

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