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Summertime can bring an increase in costly and inconvenient plumbing problems. The kids home for the summer and summer storms can wreak havoc on your plumbing system. Look out for a few of the most common plumbing problems in your Sarasota, Florida, home this summer.

Clogged Toilets and Drains

As your home becomes the hangout spot this summer, your plumbing system will have to work overtime. You may experience little ones flushing items down the toilet that should not ever be flushed. Discuss flushing etiquette and keep a plunger handy. Clogged drains are also a possibility as you welcome summer picnic guests into your home. Always keep the phone number of a licensed plumber handy in case you have a last-minute clog that you cannot free.

Sewer Line Backup

Warm weather can bring summer thunderstorms and heavy rain with it. Rainfall over a couple of days can back up the sewer line and cause flooding. If you have had a problem with your sewer line before or you predict a heavy storm summer, contact us for ways to solve.

Floods

Minor plumbing problems often turn into a larger one if they are ignored. A clogged toilet, for example, can back up into the home. A leaking pipe can eventually break, causing further water damage. Even loose hoses on the washing machine or dishwasher can lead to flooding. You can avoid flooding by checking things like hoses and keeping an eye out for slow flushing toilets or clogged drains. Always call a professional to take care of a minor plumbing problem before it becomes much larger and much more expensive to repair.

Help your home’s plumbing system by preparing it for the additional work it will have to do this summer. Call Aqua Plumbing & Air today at 941-306-3715 today if you need help with a plumbing problem or could use some plumbing maintenance this summer.

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