Buying a new property is a very exciting time, whether it’s your first property or you’re upgrading. However, if you don’t carry out a thorough property inspection before you put down a deposit, you may live to regret your decision. Many buyers think to check aesthetic details and practical elements of a home, but very few think to check fundamental elements, including the property’s plumbing.
The plumbing of a house is an essential service that needs to be in good working condition to ensure it’s reliability and safety. If your new home’s property is in bad shape, you may find that your sinks don’t drain quickly, your toilet doesn’t flush properly or you don’t have very good water pressure.
Furthermore, if there is a problem with your plumbing, it can indicate a very serious and often expensive problem that you may have to remedy – it’s a mistakes that’s not exactly ideal after you’ve just bought a house!
To help you get to grips with potential plumbing problems when purchasing a property, we’ve put together this guide on pre-purchase inspections.