Prepare for the Chilly Months in Alvin, Friendswood, Pearland, TX & Surrounding Areas

Prepare for the Chilly Months in Alvin, Friendswood, Pearland, TX & Surrounding Areas

Avoid the need for plumbing services this fall and winter

Keeping your plumbing in good shape is especially important in the fall as temperature drops and winter moves in. 5M Plumbing is always available to provide comprehensive plumbing services in the Alvin, Friendswood, Pearland, TX, and surrounding areas, but there are things you can do to avoid potentially costly problems.

The primary thing you want to keep in mind when getting your plumbing ready for fall and winter is that you want to avoid frozen pipes or fixtures. If you see anything dripping or leaking on your property, you need to have it fixed right away. You'll also need to call us in if you need gas line installation services or water heater repairs.

What can you do to prepare for fall?

As seasoned professionals, we'll help you with your fall plumbing maintenance routine. You can avoid the need for new water heater installations or sewer repair services by:

  • Covering your outdoor faucets with Styrofoam or an insulation kit
  • Sealing the leaks around your doors and windows
  • Checking to see if any outdoor faucets are dripping or leaking
  • Testing the water heater's pressure relief valve carefully
  • Testing the water temperature on your water heater's thermostat
  • Cleaning leaves and debris from your gutters and downspouts
  • Shutting off the main water valve if you're gone for extended periods of time
  • Inspecting and cleaning the sump pump pit
  • Draining the outdoor lines, if you can shut them off separately from your indoor lines

If you have any questions, feel free to call 713-254-1088 at any time to speak to a professional plumber in the Alvin, Pearland, TX, and surrounding areas.