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10 Crucial Plumbing Tips

Plumbing is often one of the most overlooked systems both in high-rise buildings and residential apartment blocks which is much different than repairing a leaking faucet or running toilet bowl in your home.
Whether you manage schools, office buildings, or healthcare facilities you may face many plumbing issues. Faulty plumbing systems can affect the property in many ways from permeating the building with unpleasant odors aiding mold to develop in certain areas by creating moisture which overtime impairs the structural integrity of a building.

1) Faucets, sinks, pipes, and many other items leak overtime. Some property managers neglect preventative maintenance so in time repairs become vital. Assess damaged pipes and sinks and replace them with brand new ones.
From a business standpoint, it is cheaper to replace old pipes than completely renovate in the aftermath of a water-related accident.

You can ask a professional plumber to inspect your water system. Also, consider installing the lates…

Water Heater Swap-Out

Water heaters have a relatively long lifespan of approximately 8-12 years. Certain factors, such as not maintaining a regular flushing schedule, can hamper this longevity and pose problems. One insightful customer suspected his water heater tank needed a flush. The unit was old enough that Chris the plumber went ahead and installed an entirely new unit.


Then we did something not typically done as part of our clean-up procedure. After we brought the old water heater back to the shop (as a courtesy we haul away the old one for the customer), Chris cut open the tank to reveal the insides. You don't get to see a water heater dissection done very often!


It turns out that there wasn't much sediment inside the tank, but it was heavily rusted inside - definitely warranting a unit change. Bang-up job, Chris!