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Plumbing Preventative Maintenance

Benefits

An American Home Shield Plumbing Preventative Maintenance Plan can help you:

  • Maintain peak efficiency with your water heater and other systems
  • Prevent utility overpayment
  • Minimize costly repairs in the future

Checklist

Plumbing Preventative Maintenance plans include the following:

  • Check water pressure in home
  • Visual inspection of faucets for leaks
  • Check for slow drains in bathtubs and sinks
  • Visual inspection of shower tiles for obvious cracking or separation
  • Visual inspection of bathtub grouting for cracking and leaking
  • Visual inspection of toilet and tanks for leaks
  • Visual inspection of accessible, exposed drain lines for signs of leaks
  • Check to see if the garbage disposal is working properly
  • Identify location(s) of water shut off valve & tag it
  • Check to see if sump pump is working
  • Test water heater operation
  • Check operation of water heater elements (electric)
  • Check amperage draw of water heater elements (electric)
  • Check operation of water heater gas burner (gas)
  • Check gas valve on water heater (gas)
  • Check thermocouple on water heater (gas)
  • Flush one gallon water from the water heater