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A Guide to Fall Plumbing

A lot of things change during the fall. The kids go back to school, the leaves change color, and our plumbing systems still work as hard as ever, as long as they’re in good shape! Sometimes a plumbing system can run into serious problems as the weather and seasons change. This is less to do with the temperature and more to do with changes in our daily lives.

Autumn is busy, which means you might have less time to pay close attention to your plumbing system, or get that quick plumbing fix done. This is why we offer fast and reliable services for homeowners that are just too busy to take on these projects themselves. From drain cleaning to pipe replacement, we’ve got your back.

Not convinced? Don’t worry. This whole blog post is dedicated to talking about a few things in relation to your plumbing in Lloydminster, SK, and why it can get complicated and stressful, fast.

Fall Is Busy!

One of the first and most important reasons to have a professional plumber on hand is for when you’re busy. Nobody likes being swamped with work, school, or even other household projects while simultaneously finding out that there’s some plumbing work that needs to be done. This is a bad feeling and one that we’re all too familiar with.

Be sure to have a professional on hand and some emergency funds ready in case you run into a plumbing issue. The solution could just be a simple call and scheduling something on the calendar, as long as you’re prepared for it!

The Kids Are Back to School

For many parents, kids are returning from summer camp or staying with relatives, which means the house is full again and everyone is back to their fall routine. However, this could mean an increased amount of stress on your plumbing system.

While your plumbing system should be able to handle any load, any increased stress also increases the likelihood that a problem develops.

Autumn Is Full of Cooking-Centered Holidays

From birthdays to Halloween and Thanksgiving, people tend to cook a lot during the fall season. This makes sense since fall is the “harvest” season and a lot of great produce and root vegetables are finally in season and ready to be picked and cooked.

However, those vegetables won’t be too happy when they’re caught up in a drain clog that’s taken months to solidify within your plumbing system. Be ready to hire a professional when you run into a problem.

Leaks Can Get Moldy During Cool, Autumn Days

Mold doesn’t grow in super hot environments, especially when the sun is out. Autumn does two things to our weather patterns–days get shorter with less sunlight and temperatures become milder, which means that you could see an increase in mold growth from leaky pipes in your home.

If you detect a leak occurring in your house, make sure you call one of our professionals promptly to have it fixed so you can avoid mold growth.

Contact Guardian Plumbing & Heating Ltd. to schedule plumbing services or to sign up for our maintenance program. Lloydminster’s Plumbing and Heating Authority.

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