Pipeworks Inc. Blog : Archive for February, 2018

How Tell if You Have a Plumbing Leak Before Calling for Repairs

Monday, February 26th, 2018

burst-pipePlumbing leaks are one of the biggest pains for homeowners when it comes to their plumbing systems. They come in a variety of sizes, can afflict many different locations, and are caused by a number of different factors. The one constant with plumbing leaks, however, is that they can cause quite a bit of damage if they are left alone for long enough. That’s why it’s a good idea to have them found and fixed as early as possible.

Professional maintenance and inspection appointments are pretty good about finding and repairing plumbing leaks before they have a chance to get really bad. Still, if you know what to look for you can confirm whether or not your plumbing system has any leaks before calling for repairs.

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Do I Need a Sump Pump?

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Backup-Sump-PumpFor those who don’t live in particularly wet areas, the concept of flooding is only really threatening when it’s submerging houses and turning freeways into rivers. We know better, though. The water level doesn’t need to be twenty feet high to cause immense damage to the home.

In fact, only a little bit of water damage in the right place can cost thousands of dollars to repair. That’s why so many people make use of sump pumps to keep the more vulnerable areas of the home safe. If you’re not sure whether or not you could benefit from using a sump pump, read on.

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