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Avoiding Plumbing Emergencies While Entertaining

It’s December, which means your doorbell will be ringing with guests coming over for festive dinners, parties, and other holiday celebrations. Playing host or hostess means making sure your guests have a great time, and it requires some preparation on your part. This year, in between your menu planning, cleaning and decorating, take some time to be sure you are putting measures into place that will help you avoid any major plumbing emergencies while entertaining.


Nothing quite kills a party like a clogged garbage disposal or overflowing toilet. Avoid these common plumbing issues with a few of our practical tips.


Watch Your Drains

In the weeks or months leading up to your busy party season, pay close attention to your drains. Does your kitchen sink drain seem a bit sluggish? Is your bathtub drain bubbling as the water disappears? These could be signs of debris clogging parts of your plumbing pipes. It is a wise decision to call the team at Elk Grove Village Sewer and Plumbing to take care of the clog before it gets worse.


Feel Your Water

Overnight guests will definitely not enjoy a lukewarm or cold shower in the morning, so be sure you pay attention to your water temperatures now. You should have plenty of hot water for a few showers at a time, and if you don’t, it could indicate some problems with your hot water heater.


Check Your Plumbing Timeline

Most plumbing issues are caused by clogs or other problems that have been building up slowly over time. The best way to avoid a catastrophic event during your holiday season is to recall the last time you had the Elk Grove Village Sewer and Plumbing team to your home. Our experienced technicians are ready to diagnose any problems and develop a comprehensive plan to prevent problems in the future.


We want your holiday celebrations to be merry and bright, not stressful. Call us today to schedule an on-site visit to evaluate any potential issues.


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