Plumbing Repairs And Maintenance In The Kitchen

Your kitchen is one of the centerpieces of your home. Whether you are preparing family meals, hosting social gatherings, or eating among friends and loved ones, your kitchen is one of the most used places in your home. Though not as frequent as a bathroom, someday your kitchen may require plumbing repairs and services. There are a number of plumbing repairs and maintenance services your kitchen may require, including:

  • Installing or repairing a kitchen sink
  • Replacing a drain pipe
  • Installing a garbage disposal


Sink Repair or Installation

If your sink is leaky and outdated, it would be a wise to repair or replace it. A professional can help you sniff out any additional issues that may pose a problem now or in the future. Your sink is a major component of your kitchen, both aesthetically and functionally. If your sink has low water pressure, does not reach the correct temperatures or has difficulty draining, it affects your ability to comfortably use your kitchen. Professional plumbing services can identify the cause of your kitchen sink’s issues and provide expert advice on repair plans or recommend a complete replacement. Your sink will be adjusted to suit all of your stylistic tastes and functional needs.


Drain Pipe Replacement

Drain pipes are actually a system of pipes under your kitchen sink and behind the wall of the sink. Replacing a drain pipe isn’t as daunting as it seems, even if you don’t have much experience. Sometimes it can be as simple as pipe misalignment. However, contacting a professional is always a good idea if you cannot do it yourself. A professional plumber can help you identify and address current and future problems you may experience with your current pipes.


Garbage Disposal Installation

Replacing a current disposer is a relatively simple matter of disconnecting current fittings and replacing them with new ones. If you are installing a disposal for the first time, professionals will have to assist you with reconfiguring your sink. It is best to call a professional when dealing with garbage disposal. They are experienced in dealing with the mess and possible safety hazards. Sometimes overuse of the garbage disposal can result in a dulling of the blades of complete failure. Be conscious of how you use your garbage disposal, refrain from putting hard items in it like bottle caps and large animal bones from leftovers. Additionally, items like eggshells are ground up very finely and become sand-like damaging the integrity of the garbage disposal over time and even causing clogging.

If you are looking for a repair, replacement or maintenance on your kitchen plumbing, call Cardigan Kitchen and Baths to speak with an experienced professional. Schedule your consultation now.

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