What is checked in a certified plumbing inspection?
In a home, good plumbing systems are necessary to be maintained so emergency plumbing issues do not arise. Some of the issues that come about can be a water burst, a gas leak, or broken water lines and they can ruin your day. Here are some plumbing areas that must be checked for a good plumbing home inspection:
1. Check your faucets for leaks, corrosion, wear and damage.
2. Verify there are no water drips when the spigots are turned off.
3. Examine underneath the sinks for water stains or drips when the water is running.
4. Check for clogged drains or slow drainage.
5. Inspect for visible signs of water stains on walls and ceilings.
6. Verify water pressure is at a safe level.
7. Confirm water heater is functioning to standards and not leaking.
8. Inspect toilets and the washing machine for hoses, water lines and connectors that have visible signs of cracks, brittleness or leaking.
9. Inspect Septic Tank if not on city water.
10. Identify drainage issues that affect the flow of water that could damage or harm the properties’ structure.