What is the first thing you think about when someone is asking you about the plumbing in your home? Your toilets, faucets or showers maybe? And yes you are right. These are the most common things homeowners consider; since they are the parts of your plumbing system that you can see and also work with every single day.
On the other hand, there is more to your plumbing system than the handles and the knobs that cause the water to come out from your faucet. There are drains, supply lines, vents, sewage lines, and so many more. Most of them are located in your walls and also ceilings. These are possibly the most essential parts of the plumbing system in your home. They make everything work properly. Expensive faucets and valves are completely worthless without the drain line and a water supply. They transmit the water in and out of your house.
Many things have to work properly in order for your plumbing system to work smoothly every single day.
These are just some of the most significant features of your plumbing that you perhaps don’t even think about at all.
- Drain lines – they carry all the water and waste away from your fixtures; and in the end carry them out in the sewer or septic tank.
- Supply lines– they are the plumbing lines that transfer cold and hot water in the various fixtures and faucets that are located all through your home. There are always more cold water lines rather than hot ones. But both of them basically serve the equal purpose.
- Vent lines– they allow the air to circulate all the way through your drain lines; providing them smooth flow. The vent lines have another beneficial function as well. They allow sewer gases to escape outside your house; and not backup into your living place.
There is always more than your eyes can see
Remodeling and home design shows are all over the TV these days. Just turn on the home upgrading channel and you will see all kinds of shows about designing houses etc. But, they all focus on the “attractive” stuff like the sinks, showers, faucets, tubs, etc. They regularly ignore the structure that is behind the faucet; simply because that is no fun for fine show.
However, this is an enormous mistake. Placing a brand new stunning faucet to the old plumbing will not only lead to bigger problem; it may be destructive for your whole plumbing system. Actually, there are many cases when homeowners bought these “adjusted” houses and discovered that the drains are slow; the water pressure is low also, or they even run out of hot water in the middle of a shower.
The things that are placed on the outside of the walls can look great.
But in many circumstances they can be only a façade over the inside plumbing system; that in fact is in sadly deprived shape. So, when you are thinking about renewing your kitchen, bathroom or even your entire home; be sure to contact a certified Toronto Plumber to perform a detailed inspection of your entire plumbing system and beyond your inside walls. In this way you will enjoy in your new good-looking fixtures with the whole confidence that they will work accurately.
Certified and licensed plumber knows exactly where all pipes run; and what they serve for. When you run into issue, a qualified plumber from Draintony Plumbing will provide you with the imperative knowledge about what is happening inside your walls and also under your floors. Moreover, you can be certain that you will receive a most favorable solution.