Getting insects and rodents in the pipelines, in the sink or unfinished basements is a very common thing and can happen to any kitchen or bathroom if not taken care of properly. It is dangerous and gives birth to various infections. And hence it is very important to prevent this kind of situation.
Plumber Toronto has come up with certain plumbing leaks that may attract pests in your house. It is better to prevent the thing from happening, rather than finding cure after it occurs.
The major reason behind this is moisture. Have you ever noticed that all these insects and rodents are commonly found living in unfinished basements and crawl spaces only? That is because of the high levels of moisture that are present in these spaces. They may also occur near some plumbing fixtures pipes that are leaky or need some sort of repair.
Moisture loving insects:
- Book Lice
- Camel Crickets
- Carpenter Ants
These are certain pests that love moisture and as soon as they find it, they make a home there. Hence take care before their house becomes a building or society.
Here are certain things you can repair or inspect to avoid these pest situations:
Leaky faucets: See if there are any leakages in the house and get them repaired as soon as possible. There could be sink faucet leaking with steady drip or an unseen leak near the handles or base where the piping connects. Whatever it is, get it done
Basement plumbing: Get your basement waterproofed to avoid pests and stinky smell both.
Water utilizing appliances: Make sure to dry your dishwater and washing machine which consumes gallons of water. Never leave it wet.
For all these things, Plumber Toronto always has your back!