Spring is traditionally a season in which many people purchase homes—many of them for the very first time. Being a first-time homeowner is exciting, but of course it can also be daunting; you have an awful lot to learn about the real estate sales process, about mortgages, about home inspections and insurance—and also about household repairs. That includes plumbing.
Yes: If you’re buying your first home, it means you’re about to become the owner of your first plumbing system. This might seem a little daunting—sooner or later, there’s going to be some kind of plumbing issue you’ve got to fix—but we can help you get your bearings with a few quick tips and words of advice.