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Plumbing Maintenance2022-02-22T17:28:31+00:00

Professional Plumbing Maintenance Services

Plumbing Repairs and Maintenance Services in the Conejo Valley

A sewer leak, busted pipe, or water system breakdown is outright bothersome. Let Conejo Valley Heating and Air Conditioning take the frustrations out of your way.

We are a licensed, bonded, and insured plumbing contractor serving the Conejo Valley homeowners and businesses. Our highly experienced technicians know their craft well and handle any plumbing project with complete confidence and professionalism.

Speaking of plumbing repairs, our technicians will arrive on time to assess the problem and implement the necessary remediation as soon as humanly possible. Upfront estimates plus transparent and competitive pricing save you the hassle and headache of feeling pressured over services fees.

Request a Quote Plumbing Maintenance Services

Our plumbing maintenance services help catch and resolve issues early and optimize your plumbing’s performance. You avoid unexpected expenses and enjoy the peace of mind that your piping and water systems are working as they should.

Whether you need emergency repairs, routine inspections, or sewer and septic maintenance, count on us for a custom solution that works best for your home or business’s needs. Call us today at 805-499-0448 to learn more or get a FREE, upfront estimate.

Our Plumbing Maintenance Services

Over 40 years of industry experience and a fully staffed service team enable us to offer comprehensive customer service, valuable at-home consultations, and quality craftsmanship for all your plumbing needs—all at competitive prices.

You desire to keep your plumbing system running smoothly. Cognitive of this, our plumbing company offers you comprehensive plumbing maintenance programs that address:

  • Plumbing leaks
  • Water damage
  • Water pressure issues
  • Plumbing corrosion
  • Drain clogs
  • Water appliance performance (including water heaters)

During plumbing maintenance calls, our Conejo Valley plumbers will inspect your plumbing for leaks, blockages, and other problems and address them fast before they escalate into costly emergencies. For instance, leaking faucets can be detected and fixed before they cause mold growth and structural damage. You also get reliable recommendations for optimizing your plumbing’s function and longevity.

Why Plumbing Maintenance is Important

Toilets, water heaters, pipes, sinks, and other fixtures and equipment wear out over time. And since emergency plumbing situations are unpredictable, it is always better to be safe than sorry.

By discovering minor problems early, you can save a substantial amount of money and safeguard your property and personal belongings from extensive damage. For example, professional sewer line cleaning averages $370. That’s nearly 10X less than the $3500 price tag of a sewer line replacement due to tree root damage. Consider also that repairing water damage could set you back as high as $5,245. Stay on top of plumbing preventive maintenance to avoid such hefty expenses.

» How Often Should You Schedule Plumbing Maintenance?

If your plumbing is new, have it checked every two years. We recommend annual plumbing maintenance for older homes and homes surrounded by mature trees.

The Benefits of Plumbing Maintenance Services and Repair

Wondering if you should invest in professional plumbing preventive maintenance? Consider the perks below:

» Prevent Plumbing Emergencies

A professional plumber can inspect each component of your plumbing system to identify areas that might turn catastrophic down the road. That saves you from the hassles and the exorbitant costs of emergency plumbing repairs.

» Improved Water Quality

An integral part of plumbing maintenance is checking for and addressing corrosion and sediments in water pipes, preventing potential water contamination.

» Reasonable Water Bills

A dripping showerhead may not seem like much of a problem, but it could waste hundreds of gallons of water in just one year. A plumber can easily find and fix these leaks to save you money on your monthly water bill.

» Optimized System Longevity

Plumbing maintenance doesn’t just sustain your piping’s function and efficiency. With routine tune-ups and remedies for wear and tear, your plumbing serves you longer without eating into your money.

» Improved Air Quality

Plumbing leaks encourage mold growth. The mold spores can infiltrate your living spaces and trigger respiratory allergies in vulnerable occupants. Mold also produces a musty smell that could compromise your home comfort. Addressing leaks eradicates the mold problem, meaning better air quality and health for your family.

Signs You Need Plumbing Maintenance

Unsure when to schedule plumbing maintenance with a local expert? Watch out for the following signs.

» Low Water Pressure

Low water pressure in one faucet can be attributed to a clogged aerator. You only need to unscrew the aerator and remove the sediment. If multiple fixtures are affected, that suggests a deeper problem, such as cracked/open pipes in the foundation or walls. In this case, professional intervention is mandatory.

» No Hot Water

The root cause could be a leaking hot water tank, heater malfunction, thermostat failure, small tank, failing gas valve, and gas leaks.

» Water Leaks

According to the US EPA, a leaking faucet wastes as much as 250 gallons per month. Plumbing leaks stem from pipe cracks, pressure buildups, or an incorrectly installed fixture/appliance. Hidden leaks often manifest in spots on the walls and ceilings.

» Sewer Smell

Are sewage smells making it unbearable to stay in your home or office? Hire a plumbing contractor to check for a drain clog, old toilet wax ring, too-short/blocked vent pipe, cracked drain pipes, or loose-fitting pipe connections.

» Frequent Toilet Backups

A toilet can keep overflowing due to clogs in the main drain pipe or sewer line. If a few plunges do not fix the problem, it is time to call your local plumber.

» Gurgling Drains

Gurgling sounds indicate air pockets trapped in your plumbing. The cause could be a blocked drain, sewer line, P-trap, or vent system.

What Does a Plumbing Maintenance Check Include?

Below are among the things a professional will do during a plumbing maintenance visit:

  • Thorough inspections of your pipes and drains for leaks, damage, or corrosion
  • Inspect all visible water lines, looking for stains or signs of water leaks.
  • Check that you have enough water pressure in your home
  • Running water in all sinks to identify any slow drains
  • Inspecting your toilet bowl for cracking and leaks, along with the tank and flushing mechanism
  • Inspecting all gas lines running through your home to make sure that they have no leaks or other issues
  • Check the washing machine supply hoses for bulges, cracks, or leaks, and replace them if necessary
  • Flush and drain your water heater
  • Implement all plumbing repairs required

Essential Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Your Home

Get started with the following tips to keep your plumbing in top working order:

  • Flush your drains with vinegar and baking soda at least monthly
  • Check for leaks in easily accessible pipes and water stains under sinks once per week
  • Cleans faucets and showerheads using a solution of vinegar and baking soda
  • Flush your water heater at least annually
  • Regularly check for unusual fluctuations in water pressure using a pressure gauge
  • Do not flush anything else except human waste and toilet paper down your toilet
  • Check for an unusually sunken or lush patch of grass in your yard (could indicate sewer line damage)
  • Avoid chemical drain cleaners as they could damage your pipes
  • Check for cracks on your water appliances’ hoses

Schedule an Appointment with a Plumbing Maintenance Specialist

Are you a Conejo Valley homeowner or business owner looking for professional assistance with plumbing system maintenance? Get in touch with the friendly, reliable Conejo Valley Heating and Air Conditioning team for a free, custom quote. Whether you need annual or biannual checks or an emergency plumbing repair, rest assured that our team will deliver top-notch service with the utmost professionalism and integrity. Call us today at 805-499-0448.

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