Although more prevalent in rainy climates, tree and shrub root growth can occur at a fast pace. It can cause significant damage when it is near your home’s plumbing system, including blockages, leaks and various other types of issues that require costly repairs. Luckily, a little forethought can go a long way in protecting your plumbing lines and your bank account. Read on to learn a few steps to take to keep your plumbing and sewer system in good shape.
1. Locate Your Plumbing Lines
Most homeowners don’t know exactly where the plumbing runs outside of their home. In order to protect your plumbing and sewer lines, you need to know where they are. You can get in touch with a utility notification center or a local plumber to provide you with the location of your system. Without knowing where your lines are, you can’t do anything to maintain them.…Read More