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Home Plumbing: Preparing for the holidays

2 December 2019

Home Plumbing: Preparing for the holidays

Along with all the exciting holiday preparations, it’s also important to prepare our homes for the holiday break. Whether you’re hosting a party or going away, there are a number of things that should be taken care of to help your holidays go smoothly.

  • Kitchen

The sink and/or dishwasher will no doubt be working overtime if you’re hosting this year’s holiday festivities. Check your drains and clear clogs like food and grease buildup, so you can rest easy knowing that your kitchen plumbing is capable of functioning all day without any issues.

  • Bathroom

Will you have guests staying at your house throughout the holiday break? If so, prepare your bathroom plumbing. Toilets and shower drains are most prone to clogging, especially when you have a lot of people using it. Saying that bathroom issues are embarrassing is an understatement. Good thing our expert plumbers can help you avoid this nightmare! Get in touch with your local O’Brien Plumber to get your bathroom holiday-ready.

  • Roofing and Guttering

If you are spending the holidays out on vacation, don’t forget to maintain your roof and gutters before you leave. Summer storms bring a fair share of rain, so you might want to have your gutters cleaned and free from debris like leaves. This will help you avoid any unwanted rain-brought mess that might surprise you when you get back from your well-deserved trip.

  • Pipes and Drains

Do you have a minor plumbing issue that you have been putting off for the past few months – maybe a leaking tap? Or is it taking a long time for water to go down your drains? Holidays are the right time to have it checked. You never know, what seems to be a minor problem right now may only be the tip of the iceberg. And the holidays are the worst time for a breakdown to occur.

How to get your home plumbing system inspected

Get your home inspected by a local qualified plumber to make sure your plumbing system is working efficiently. Professional plumbers at O’Brien can schedule and perform reliable maintenance and inspection of your home plumbing system. Our experts will identify potential problems and provide a solution to prevent inconvenient breakdowns. Simply book online or click here to find your closest expert!

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O’Brien Plumbing is always here for you in the event of a plumbing breakdown or emergency. Call your local O’Brien Plumber or find a branch near you!

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