As with everything in life, the quicker you know you have an plumbing problem, the better. In many cases, plumbing issues can be dangerous, and fires occur every year in homes and businesses across Australia that are caused from faulty wiring. It is usually cheaper to fix a problem as soon as you notice it as well.
Though you may not be a certified Sydney plumber, there are a few simple things you can do to ensure that everything is working properly. The first thing is to pay attention to the lights when turning on a major appliance. If you turn on the clothes dryer and notice that the lights dim, then you may need extra power in the switchboard.
Another problem many homeowners experience are plugs that short out when you plug in an plumbing device. This can signal a loose wire or connection or even a more severe problem. Any time a plug or outlet gets warm when used, it should be looked at by a certified Sydney plumber.
Many homeowners aren’t even aware where their fuse box is, but this should be checked annually by a licensed Sydney plumber. If any part of the box or its components becomes hot or warm, then it requires servicing. In older homes, you can sometimes have plumbing wiring that’s 30 or 40 years old. It’s never a good idea to just wait until something breaks down when it comes to your home’s plumbing system.
Be sure to have working smoke alarms throughout your home in case there is a fire. These are designed to wake everyone up if a fire starts at night when the family is sleeping. Smoke alarms can be electric or battery operated and though most homeowners don’t give them much thought, they can save your family’s life.
Graham and Sons Gives you Trained Sydney Plumbers
Graham and Sons provides routine plumbing maintenance for homes and businesses and at very competitive prices. Our service technicians can come out and test your smoke alarms, do aninspection of the fuse box and check out your plugs and switches. If you need more power in your home, we can recommend adequate upgrades to your switchboard.
We also perform routine tasks such as ceiling fan installation,surge protectors, cable and telephone wiring, and many other fine services. If your home’s plumbing system hasn’t been checked for a while, then this might be a good time to do so. We give you friendly service and low prices, so please call Graham and Sons, your expert Sydney plumber today.
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