John the plumber Peterborough are always here for you for any and all of your plumbing related needs. If you are planning on selling your house, we are offering some tips on how to get your plumbing ready for the home inspection. It is sure to happen when a buyer is interested in the home that you are selling. You may also require a plumbing inspection if you are having a thorough property assessment on your home or small business.
If you have never seen a plumbing inspection done by a home inspector, it is generally pretty simple. All your taps and drains will be looked at to see if they are in good working order. The hot in the cold water come on efficiently. Your hot water tank will be visually inspected for any leaks or wear and tear. Any visual plumbing pipes will be look at carefully as well.
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You will have to keep quiet as you watch the inspector run water to fill up your bathtub and flush every toilet and open every tap in your house numerous times to make sure that everything is flowing well. The inspector will look for any signs that things are awry. He will often lift the toilet lid and take a look behind the toilet as well to check water levels and for leakage, and a good home inspector will also take a look at the exterior of your house to see how the drainage and gutters are looking as well as any signs of water seepage inside the house, especially the basement.
If you have a sump pump or a sewage pit these will also be looked at carefully.
They will often take a close look at your heating and air conditioning as well as any other water-related device you may have like a water softener or purifier. They will spend a lot of time going through this inspection, as the internal plumbing is a vital part of the home.
Our plumbing company, John The Plumber Peterborough, offers plumbing inspections which go above and beyond what a homeowner will get from a regular house inspection. The prospective owner is often very grateful to have this piece of mind, and it shows that you are an honest individual. The new homeowner will be at ease knowing they are buying a house with plumbing in excellent working order.