It is not uncommon for plumbing problems to take place during the holiday season. The San Diego Plumbing Professionals Association (SDPPA) says toilet and sink clogs are some of the most common plumbing complaints that they get during November and December. Emergency plumbing teams are usually deployed during the season of giving, so to speak, because of the sink overflows, or clogged toilets which can potentially dampen a homeowner’s holiday spirit.

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Holiday plumbing problems. (Photo Credits)

So what are the usual causes of this spike in plumbing complaints during the holidays?

The SDPPA explains, more people are home during the holidays. This means plumbing systems get used round the clock and more cooking and kitchen water use is required. Social events are also likely to be hosted at home, adding to the usual foot traffic in the bathroom, and even in the kitchen where food is being prepared.

San Diego Plumber And HVAC Association

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