Wintertime is traditionally challenging for your plumbing fixtures. This is especially true for plumbing that has not been well maintained or is simply very old. Outdated plumbing systems can cost you hundreds of dollars in extra maintenance and water inefficiency, but a harsh winter can actually tip them over the edge and cause them to break down. Rather than letting this happen, updating your bathroom is a good way to save yourself in the future. Ready to learn more about where you should be focused on to make the maximum impact? Let’s take a look.
Focus on updating your pipes.
Bursting pipes are never a good thing, and in the winter, this can be absolutely devastating for your home and the possessions inside. Make sure that you have updated, insulated pipes that can endure freezing temperatures. Updated piping will also help to ensure that your plumbing system is flowing as efficiently as possible with minimal blockages.
Your fixtures can help raise your plumbing’s efficiency.
When spend time investing in updated fixtures for your bathroom, you may find that you will be spending a lot less of your income on your water bill. Inefficient toilets, for example, can add a lot of money to your monthly bill and this is only going to keep adding up as time goes on.
Make some aesthetic changes to keep your bathroom feeling warm.
It might be warm outside right now, but in a few months, that will drastically change. Adding a new rug or pair of curtains to your bathroom’s interior may not seem like it will do a lot, but it will. A little color can brighten the room when the weather outside gets frightful. Though it may seem early to be thinking about winter, you’ll be glad you did when the temperature drops.
Is it time to remodel your bathroom? We can help with that.
Looking to replace your toilet? Give Master Plumbing & Mechanical a call at 301-650-9100 and let our experienced plumbers get the job done right.
We’ve received Angie’s List Super Service Awards for both plumbing and drain cleaning every year consecutively, going back to 2007, as well as the Best Plumber award from Best of Bethesda. Our company is fully licensed, bonded, and insured and we offer friendly, courteous service with fast response times.