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  • Writer's pictureJesse Gonzalez

Top 4 Plumbing Myths Exposed!

Myth 1: Flushable wipes are safe for the plumbing system. While this may seem like a convenient option, flushable wipes do not break down in water and can easily clog pipes. It's best to stick to low-flow toilet paper that is designed for use in septic systems.

Myth 2: Leaky faucets just need a simple adjustment to stop dripping. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. While sometimes all it takes is tightening a loose nut or replacing an aged washer, there could be other underlying issues causing the leak that only an experienced plumber can detect and repair properly.

Myth 3: You don’t need an inspection if your plumbing works fine. Many homeowners are surprised to learn that a plumbing inspection can save them time and money in the long run. Plumbing inspections detect problems before they become more serious and costly, so it's important to have your system inspected regularly.

Myth 4: You don’t need a plumber for small jobs around the house. While it may be tempting to tackle minor plumbing repairs yourself, not all DIY projects are created equal. It's best to leave complicated repairs like water heater installation or sewer line repair to an experienced professional who can get the job done right the first time.

These five myths demonstrate how even well-meaning homeowners can be unaware of their own plumbing system and fall prey to common misconceptions.

Make sure you stay informed about your plumbing system and call a professional if you ever encounter a problem. Remember, it's always better to be safe than sorry when it comes to plumbing!

If you need a reliable and trusted plumber in Rancho Santa Margarita, give us a call at Rancho Heating & Air Plumbing. We were voted one of the best plumbers by for 2022 and are located conveniently in RSM.

Our team would be more than happy to help you with any plumbing needs that you may have, big or small. Give us a call today to book your appointment!

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