How to Save on Plumbing Repairs

Save on Plumbing Repairs

Plumbing problems can be inconvenient, uncomfortable, and expensive. They can lead to microbial growth, rot, damage to your walls and floors, or bad smells in your Lubbock, Texas, home. These problems can also increase your utility bills and keep you from using household appliances such as dishwashers or water heaters. You can avoid most expensive plumbing repairs in your home by repairing minor issues, conserving water, and replacing old appliances.

Repairing Minor Issues

Repairing minor plumbing problems before they become severe can help you save time and money. A clogged drain or a leaky pipe can lead to bad smells, pests, bacterial growth, or water damage. If you have an experienced Bruce Thornton professional repair the issues immediately, you can keep the costs of any damage low and avoid increased utility bills.

Conserving Water

Conserving water by checking your water pressure, fixing leaks, and using an aerator or flow restrictor can reduce wear on your plumbing system and extend its lifespan. Water conservation can also help your water heater work better and last longer. Use a hose bib gauge to measure your water pressure and have one of our plumbing professionals adjust the water pressure if needed. A faucet aerator will make your water pressure seem higher so that you can use less water to wash your hands, do dishes, or complete other tasks that use water.

Replacing Old Appliances

Replacing an old dishwasher or water heater is usually less expensive than making repairs and risking water damage from future breakdowns with an older model. If you always have to wait for hot water or if you have an appliance that’s starting to leak, speak to our Bruce Thornton team about installing a new model. Since new appliances operate more efficiently, you’ll also save money on your utility bills.

Bruce Thornton Air Conditioning (BTAC) has more than 45 years of HVAC and plumbing experience. We can help you install, repair, and maintain appliances and plumbing equipment in your home. Call us at 806-589-1014 for excellent service from our team of plumbing professionals.

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