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The Importance of Regular Plumbing Maintenance

Trust the professionals at Alpha Plumbing for all your residential and commercial plumbing needs.

Trust the professionals at Alpha Plumbing for all your residential and commercial plumbing needs.

As a homeowner there are many sources of fear; what if there’s a fire, or a break in, or your pipes burst? While many of the risks within a home are purely down to luck (or lack of it), plumbing is one area where many potential problems can be eliminated. With the help of routine plumbing maintenance, you can keep your home in better working order and prevent the surprises.   

Avoid Emergencies

One of the most expensive and long-term headaches of a homeowner is to have a plumbing emergency or malfunction. Not only can it be costly to have a plumber come out to your home in a hurry, but if the problem isn’t caught quickly enough, the damage can be significant. Within hours water damage can escalate to cause rot, discoloration, loss of possessions, and mold and mildew growth.   

Reduce Costs

By keeping up with your routine maintenance, you’ll lower your plumbing systems overall costs. Often, you’ll be able to catch weak spots in your system before they break and your plumber will be able to help you keep an eye out for other concerns. These steps can save you significantly from the costs that would occur if something went wrong.

Improve Air Quality

Leaks from water and sewage pipes can severely impact indoor air quality. Not only can they cause nasty odors, but they can cause respiratory damage and problems that can long outlast the water damage itself. Mold and mildew have a stronger impact on children, pets, and the elderly and can put all of them at significant risk.  

Increase Appliance Lifespan

Last but not least, all appliances have a lifespan, but they are all to often cut short due to improper care. Having them cared for regularly will help to ensure that your appliances work at their best for far longer.


Alpha Plumbing is a full-service plumbing and contracting company serving the Baltimore and Annapolis metro area with expertise in all aspects of plumbing. We’re family-owned and operated since 1991 from our office in Pasadena. We offer quality plumbing services at reasonable rates in a timely fashion. Our trucks are equipped with GPS systems to ensure we’re prompt and on time. No job is too large or too small! We maintain a fleet of well-stocked trucks and also own and operate our own backhoes for jobs requiring excavation.

For more information and to get a free no-obligation estimate, you can contact us on our website, send us an e-mail, or give us a call at (410) 255-5998.

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