As the summer has come to an end, and the wetter and colder weather is upon us, it’s time to remember the importance of cleaning your drain tiles.
Remember: maintaining your drainage system helps to prevent leaks and damage to the foundation of your home, preserving its structural integrity. It is important to properly maintain your drain tiles by cleaning them every 12 to 18 months, to avoid such problems as blockages from debris, or structural damage to your home due to land settling and/or root growth. You DO NOT want to be left with a monster flood problem!
Why is Maintenance so Important?
If your drain tiles become dirty, clogged, or broken, they will not redirect the water so that your retaining walls and foundation stay dry. The wetter the ground around the perimeter of your home becomes, the damper your basement is going to feel. You could even end up finding water in your crawl space and basement — the foundation has higher risk of cracking under the pressure of the water that is surrounding it.
Regularly scheduling drain cleaning extends the lifetime of your drainage system as well as that of your home. Your home is supposed to be your sanctuary – so let’s keep it that way!
Get in Touch with the Plumbing Experts this Fall
If you know that your drain tiles haven’t been cleaned for many years, it’s best to give us a call for help. The more time that passes, the more challenging and therefore expensive the problem can be to fix. So don’t put it off until next year. Maintaining your drainage system by hiring a professional plumber to take care of any problems with your drain tiles helps while they are still small and affordable.
What are you waiting for? Call the JJ’s Plumbing Experts at 604-479-2232 or go to jjs.plumbing to fill out our online form for your free no-obligation quote!