At Culler Plumbing Services, we believe that the more you know about your plumbing, the better you will be able to prevent issues and keep things under control. That is why in our last couple of blogs, our Edwardsville plumber has been going over basic plumbing things that every homeowner should know. Be sure to read our previous posts in this series to get caught up on what we’ve already gone over. The following is a list of the last few things that every homeowner should know about their plumbing:

#7. How to turn off your water heater.

There are many situations that require you to shut off your water heater including, leaks, an overheating water heater, draining purposes and if you are leaving town for a long period of time. Turning off your water heater is a two step process, you will need to turn off the water and either the gas or electricity (depending on the type of water heater you use).

#8. How to tell if your toilet is leaking.

Leaks seem like they should be obvious to spot, but unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. If you have a leak that you don’t know about, you could be wasting a great deal of water and money every single month. Check out our previous blog┬áto learn how to tell if your toilet has a leak.

#9. When to call a plumber.

Every homeowner should know when it is okay to attempt a DIY repair and when you need to call in a professional. When a plumber is required, calling one in early will save you time, money and potential damage. Check out our previous blog to learn about situations that require a professional plumber.