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Things to Look for In a Home Inspection

Posted at September 17, 2015 | By : | Categories : Blog | Comments Off on Things to Look for In a Home Inspection

Either when buying a new home, or at the beginning of a new year, it is important for you to have your home’s plumbing properly inspected by professionals. Not only could it help save you a lot of money in the future by catching small issues before they become major ones, but one could also save you a lot of stress by stopping emergencies from happening. Here is what you should get out of a home inspection for your plumbing.

Leaks

A professional service will thoroughly inspect the whole pipe system for leaks. They might seem like small problems right now, but they add up over time, and could cost a lot of money or cause a lot of issues if left unattended. The money it costs to have them patched up is well worth it. The only thing that needs to be done is locating them.

Water pressure

This one is normally out of sight and out of mind, but the water pressure in your home is very important from a plumbing point of view. If it is not at a proper level, then this could cause undue harm to your system, and end up bursting pipes, or force the system to work too hard in order to compensate. This will cost you a lot of money if not taken care of in the beginning. With a thorough inspection, you will be able to rest easy knowing that you won’t have any major problems with it.

Odds and ends

There is far more to your system than just the major parts that you normally think of. Everything will be checked from the water heater, to the toilets, to plumbing fixtures and relief valves. They can even check the ventilation system to assure that everything is in working order. They will let you know if anything needs to be replaced, and if you can expect any damage or high water bills because of certain issues.

Getting your whole home inspected is a great way to make sure that everything is running at peak condition, and that you won’t have to deal with any unforeseen problems down the road. Not only that, but it could save you a lot of money by catching problems before they get worse. Whether you are buying a new home, or just want to make sure that your current one is still working properly, knowing what you should get out of a plumbing inspection is a great first step. At Clearview Plumbing our team is made up of the most experienced plumbing technicians in the Calgary area, and we can help make sure your home’s plumbing system is in working order.

Written by Kyle Lumsden

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