Why Do I Need a Plumber to Remodel My Kitchen?
The kitchen can often be considered the soul of any home, it is where the life happens. It is where family comes together, and if it’s an eat-in kitchen, it is where families act out being families. The kitchen is also where so much family magic happens: holiday meals, Sunday morning breakfasts, chicken soup for sick children. As important as the kitchen is in the home, when one chooses to renovate a kitchen, one should take great care to make sure that such a renovation is done correctly. One of the most crucial elements to any kitchen is the plumbing. The tap, the drain, and depending on the kind of refrigerator you install, you may need to connect it to the tap as well.
There are several factors to take into consideration when dealing with plumbing. The first, is building code. There’s a reason this exists, as well. One has to make sure that there are no lead pipes between the municipal water pipeline, or the well, and the house. If the water needs to be softened, there’s that consideration as well. The drain is a source of a great deal of very potentially hazardous waste, if not dealt with properly. Raw meat, solidifying fats, sugars that can provide food for certain bacterial agents, one should make sure that there’re no leaks or issues with that, as well. Finally, with a water-dispensing or ice-making refrigerator/freezer, one has to make sure that the plumbing tying into that is sealed tight, as well, so as not to get any of the electrical work wet, which can become problematic.
A leak on its own can turn into a big problem, if given too much time to cause trouble. Leaks can cause wooden frames to rot, which can make for a much bigger job than one would desire. Wood rot can cause structural weakening, but it can also cause mold, which can be terrible for one’s health as well. The only way to make sure plumbing is installed correctly is hire a certified professional. Professional plumbers are certified so as to ensure the highest legal safety margin for any plumbing one might need. It’s the only way to ensure that the line going into the kitchen’s really lead and toxin free, it’s the only way to really ensure that there won’t be any leaks that can cause much bigger issues down the line.
Are you looking to turn your San Jose kitchen into an exquisite space for culinary creations? Call Rayne Plumbing & Sewer Service Inc. at (408) 283-0600 for the plumbing help you need to make this dream come true.