The holidays are a busy time of year for our drains. It’s important to do whatever we can to make sure our plumbing systems make it through the season without any issues.
Friends and family that are visiting might not realize the kind of care your garbage disposal requires. It’s best to advise them to scrape their plates off in the trash, rather than dumping the whole thing down the disposal.
If you do end up putting foods like peels and rice down the drain, be sure to plug the sink, fill it with water, and pull the plug as you turn on the disposal. The added pressure helps the food get down the drain a little better.
We see a lot of pipes and water heaters spring leaks in the cold weather, due to expansion and contraction. Proper maintenance is the key to avoiding those leaks.
During regular maintenance, we’ll flush your water heater, and do a complete check of the elements. We’ll inspect your faucets, fixtures, garbage disposals, and thermostats. We make sure your entire plumbing system is ready for the season.
Enjoy your holidays without any plumbing problems by scheduling maintenance from Ben Franklin Plumbing at 813-379-2229.