People often assume that if their septic tank malfunctions, they'll know it. And many times, this is true. Your toilets may overflow, or there may be puddles of sewage in the yard. But septic tanks can also be sneaky. Sometimes, they may whisper — not yell — when telling you they're in trouble. If you have noticed any of the following issues, don't ignore them. Call a septic professional to check things out because that's probably what your septic tank is quietly asking you to do.
Home winterization is a service that prepares a home (such as your vacation home) for a wintertime vacancy. Winterization for the plumbing system can be especially important if you live in a cold climate. Here are some plumbing-related appliances that your plumber can winterize.
1. Water heater
You'll definitely want to have your vacation home's water heater winterized if you'll be away for any length of time during the winter. Water heater tanks hold large quantities of water, and they can burst if they freeze.