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Importance of Preventive Plumbing Maintenance

January 4, 2018 plumbing maintenance

Plumbing is one of the most important installations that any property has. Without this feature, harnessing water for health, well-being, hygiene, and other necessities would be incredibly challenging.

Although this is one of the most used mechanisms in every commercial property, plumbing maintenance is usually the one that is most often ignored. In fact, according to the Department of Energy, most facilities and companies only reactively maintain their plumbing system. The lack of attention to preventive plumbing maintenance, means massive losses are being incurred annually by commercial establishments.

Long-term savings with preventive plumbing maintenance

According to a study conducted by the Department of Energy, having an effective preventive plumbing maintenance plan will save a company an average of 12% to 18% in maintenance costs. It is therefore strategic for businesses to start investing in preventive plumbing maintenance systems.

To help you understand why, here are some of the reasons why a preventive maintenance strategy is the better option for commercial property owners today:

· You can save energy costs with an efficient plumbing system.

It might not seem like an intuitive benefit, but you can actually save energy costs by having an efficient plumbing system. The fact of the matter is, the more inefficient your plumbing system is, the more energy is required to run it properly.

By having an effective plumbing system, you can save heaps of money when it comes to water heating, gas furnace costs, fuel bills, and water insulation systems. You can then redirect that money to improving your plumbing system, or investing in further preventive maintenance strategies.

· You will have longer lasting plumbing components and equipment.

Any equipment that is used regularly and is under a lot of stress like valves in water systems, water tanks, pumps, and other plumbing-related components tend to go into disrepair when used excessively without some form of maintenance. To lessen the likelihood of equipment failure or downtime during working hours, and to lengthen the life of your plumbing system, regular preventive maintenance is required.

· You can prevent a complete plumbing system overhaul.

With reactive plumbing maintenance, you only going to act upon the problem once its symptoms have gotten severe. By this time, your plumbing system can already have extensive damage that can only be fixed by replacement, massive repairs, or a total system overhaul. This can be incredibly costly, especially to commercial businesses with a limited budget.

If you want to prevent an expensive, large-scale plumbing system overhaul, it would be advisable for business owners to minimise the damage by detecting the problems early. This can only be done with an effective preventive plumbing maintenance strategy.

For an effective preventive plumbing maintenance system, contact Green Planet Plumbing

A faulty plumbing system can spell heaps of expenses and loss of profits. Fortunately, you have Green Planet Plumbing.

We offer a wide range of services that could help commercial businesses save money on plumbing repair and plumbing maintenance. Find out how we can help you maintain a trouble-free and well-maintained plumbing system. Get in touch with us today!

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