When you are making repairs and up gradations around the house, it is important that you also take into consideration the plumbing system of the house. Small damages which have not yet come to your notice, for e.g. Cracks and leakages in the unseen area, constantly dripping faucets and so on could be adding huge numbers to your bill. Moreover, neglecting the damaged fixtures for a long period of time would ultimately lead to more complicated issues and irreversible damage to property and therefore financial losses. Given below are some of the ways in which Fairfield plumber can help you save money.
- Repair and replacement of outdated fixtures
The types of plumbing done in your house can largely depend on the time the house was built. Old faucets may look vintage and classy but they are highly inefficient when it comes to controlling the amount of water coming out of them. Also, if the taps have not been repaired or replaced for a long period of times, it can result in leaking and therefore more wastage of water and higher energy bills. Modern taps on the other hand and designed so as to minimize water use and reduce water consumption by up to 30%. Plumber Remuera is highly skilled at installing these eco-friendly faucets. You can avail their services anytime to save greatly on the energy bills in the long run.
- Examination of the water meter
A water meter is installed right where your house’s pipeline branches off from the main line. The meter box controls and measures the amount of water running through the pipe and entering your system. Since this box is placed just adjacent to the pipeline, it can catch damp and stop functioning. In this case, the meter may show incorrect readings resulting in higher energy bills. Hiring plumber Remuera can fix this problem. If the meter continues to turn even when there is no flow of water through the pipe, it could be indicative of a leakage somewhere in the system. So have the plumber thoroughly inspect the entire plumbing of the house.
- Upgrading the water heater
Water heaters are one of the integral appliances connected to the house plumbing system. They may be one of the most functional appliances in the house, but they also draw large power and give rise to very high electricity and gas bills. You may not be aware of it, but if you are still using the old version of the water heater, then it is probably the greatest contributor to your energy bills. Hiring a plumber for the installation of modern, energy efficient and versatile water heaters can be more than just beneficial.
Toilet flushes are one of the areas using the most water. The older toilet designs use a lot of water. In some cases, the inclination of the drainage pipes could also be the reason for having to use a greater amount of water. A plumber will be able to thoroughly inspect and fix if there appears to be an issue.