Kentwood Plumbing & Heating works
hard to help you when there's a breakdown.
We know how annoying and expensive
they can be. But here's a list of
simple maintenance tips to help prevent
leaky faucets promptly. In addition
to wasting about 20 gallons of
water a day, a leak can ruin your
not use caustic liquid drain openers
on a drain that is completely
clogged. It can severely damage
drain several gallons of water
from your water heater. This removes
sediment from the bottom of the
tank to increase heating efficiency
and prolong tank life.
outdoor or crawl space pipes with
electric heat tape or insulation
to prevent freezing.
Your Kitchen & Bath
not rinse fats or cooking oils
down the drain. Liquid fats solidify
in the cold drains pipes and create
extend the life of your garbage
disposal: use plenty of cold water
when running; don't overload;
never dispose of bones, corn husks,
or stringy fibrous material; never
use a caustic drain opener; always
use tongs or pliers to free objects
from the disposal - don't use
under sinks for moisture or small
leaks. Leaks under sinks should
be repaired quickly to avoid damage
to cabinets and floors.
a strainer in bathroom drains.
This will prevent hair and soap
pieces from clogging drains.
sure overflow holes on tubs and
vanity are clear and open to prevent
water damage to floors and ceilings.