With every season comes different problems for a homeowner. For example, your usage of your plumbing system will change. In the summertime, many families will have an increased load on their plumbing system because of children being home from school. This in turn will lead to your water heater running more, and your septic system will fill up quicker. As a matter of fact, you might notice issues with your plumbing that you didn’t notice before.
Many families also have sprinkler systems that run in the summer. If you have a sprinkler system in the ground, you should make sure there are no leaks. While this might seem like a minor issue, a lot of water could be used up by a leaking sprinkler system. It could also lead to mold or mildew growing in your lawn, or cause a sinkhole to form.
If you go for a vacation as a family, your plumbing system will instead be unused for a period. To save money, you can turn your water heater down low, because otherwise, it will keep heating up water without anyone there to use it.