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One of the most forgotten and unseen systems in your home is the plumbing. Most people are unaware of the condition of their plumbing until there is a leak, minor or major, no hot water, or something is clogged. Your property’s plumbing is a vital aspect of a building’s functionality and health. You should get it inspected annually to keep ensuring the health of your home.
As cool temperatures set in, homeowners prepare to hunker down indoors until the spring thaw by stuffing outdoor equipment in storage, grabbing sweaters and cranking up the heating system. But winter marks more than a change in season. It’s also the time of year when Pennsylvania homeowners experience more plumbing emergencies as a result of dropping temperatures and increased home activity.
When you find that there’s no hot water in the house, the situation can turn into a real pain. No one likes taking cold showers, but it also affects other chores and activities around your home. Fixing hot water issues can feel intimidating for many homeowners, but there are a few things you can do to try to resolve the problem yourself before you give your plumber a call to fix your water heater. Read the rest of this entry »