The beginning of major problems originates from minor issues within your home. These issues can gradually lead to extensive property damage if unnoticed. Before they cause costly damage, routine inspections and maintenance are helpful in locating these small concerns. With this in mind, we at JMark Inspections would like to share the signs of major issues occurring in your home.
Slow Draining Drains
Repairing a single blocked drain is quite simple. This indicates the drainage system has a severe problem when you experience two or three clogged drains simultaneously. Often debris buildup in the pipes causes recurrent clogs. The slowing water drainage can come from limescale accumulation narrows the internal diameter of the plumbing pipe. Blocked drains could arise from tree roots growing into the drainage system alternatively. You will want to seek the services of an expert plumber if you experience recurring problems. To locate debris and other issues in the plumbing system, camera inspections help. Dirt, food waste, and other items that might be obstructing water flow can be eliminated by a drain cleaning services.
Spike in Electric & Utility Bills
An issue in your home can be causing your power bills to skyrocket. The unexplained rise in your monthly utility expenses shouldn’t be ignored. An increase of power bills can come from a failing roof. This comes from an overworked AC system that started with a damaged roofing can affect your insulation and ventilation. Due to a reduction in your HVAC system’s efficiency comes the rising cost. Hire experts to repair the roof and HVAC contractors to fix your roof. Severe leak in your plumbing system can be the cause of spiked utility bills. Call a professional to troubleshoot the issue if your water bill has suddenly increased and you are not using more water than usual. Between the street and your home or you could have a hidden leak within your walls, can be a broken line. Plumbing repairs are needed.
Flickering or Dimming Lights
Especially if you have more than one flickering bulb, flickering lights are a sign of an electrical problem. There are usually faults in the home’s electrical wiring if there are constantly flickering lights. Loose connections, short-circuiting, and incorrect voltage are commonly included with electrical problems. Rodents may be chewing on the wires, destroying electrical components or the fixtures can be malfunctioning. You can risk a fire by failing to address these issues. First try replacing the bulb if you have a flickering light. Consult a professional electrician to inspect and make repairs to the wiring system if the problem persists.
Rotten Smell in House
A problem can be made known through unfamiliar odors. Comfort and the general indoor air quality can be affected by awful smells. Poor drainage is one of the common reasons for smelly odors. In the toilet and shower drains, sewage backup can happen. Bad smells can come from clogged kitchen sinks. To diagnose and make repairs to your home’s drainage system, contact the plumber. Due to HVAC issues, foul odors can also occur. Debris accumulation, clogged filters, and mold or mildew growth in the air duct includes these issues. If you suspect possible HVAC problems, consult an expert. Helpful to keep the ductwork clean is frequent HVAC maintenance.
Windows & Doors Stick when Opening & Closing
You might be dealing with a severe problem if your windows and doors require extra effort to open and close. Due to shifts in your home’s foundation, it can be challenging to open and close the windows. To assess the situation and make recommendations for repairs, contact a structural engineer.