Do you know that while a good water system in our home is always a necessity, but in most cases, we also ignore some possible repairs and will just act when it gets worst? Some may even get confused if there really is an emergency and that they really need to call an emergency plumbing service White Rock or just do it on their own. However, it is necessary to understand how plumbing works which can also save you time and of course cost.
The use of pipes. The main purpose of plumbing in your home is to provide a clean water supply into your home, and of course, part of the pipes release waste through the drainage system. Under and inside your home is a maze of pipes that provide water for various rooms of the house. Materials used for these pipes could be PVC, copper and PEX.
The drainage system. The drainage system is what makes the house toxin and gas-free. The kitchen and bathrooms have their own drainage system but they have a common sewer chamber outside the house. Newer homes these days use ABS or PVC pipes. However, some homeowners use PVC for their drain pipes inside the house while they will use a cast iron outside since they are stronger and won’t shake compared to PVC.
The trap and vent. The trap and vent is the main part of the water system and mostly prevent the toxic gas from backing-up through the line.
These areas may encounter problems too and this is where you have to call a professional plumber. Once they assess the situation and you have already agreed on the price, then your plumber will be able to help you with your plumbing problems.