1. Inspect all exposed pipes for corrosion, rust, and leaks.
Leaks and corrosion can quickly cause significant damage to a property if left unchecked, so it’s important to be vigilant in looking for any signs of trouble.
2. Check valve operation on plumbing fixtures.
Valves are responsible for controlling the flow of water, so a regular check-up can help ensure safe and efficient plumbing.
3. Verify drain connections are properly secured and sealed.
Drain connections are essential to preventing water from flowing into undesirable places.
4. Test the water pressure of each faucet and shower head.
Low water pressure can cause plumbing fixtures to clog or malfunction, so it’s important to make sure the pressure is at an acceptable level.
5. Inspect toilets, sinks, tubs/showers for any signs of damage or wear.
Any signs of cracking, leaking, or other wear can be indicative of a major issue that should be addressed as soon as possible.
6. Confirm the water heater is in good condition & the appropriate size for the property.
Water heaters must be in good condition and of the right size to ensure energy efficiency.
7. Ensure septic tanks are functioning correctly and check with local regulations about proper usage & maintenance procedures.
Septic tanks need to be regularly serviced and emptied in order to function properly. It’s important to make sure they meet local regulations as well.
8. Visually inspect gas line piping & connectors for safety hazards.
Gas lines can be unpredictable and need to be regularly inspected for any signs of wear or damage.
9. Validate that all sump pumps are working as intended.
Sump pumps are designed to prevent flooding, so it’s important to make sure they are operational.
10. Inspect Access panels to ensure they're securely fastened.
Access panels provide easy access to pipes and other components, and should always be securely fastened.