The plumbing system in a commercial building is way different from that of a residential building as it is subjected to more people using it and as a result, more deterioration over time. This is why it is important to inspect it before it breaks down completely and stops working. The last thing you need in a commercial building is broken down toilets, or a malfunctioning water pump. At Commercial Building Inspection Services, Miami, FL, we provide Plumbing Inspection services and are more than happy to help inspect the plumbing systems of your building.
Is Inspection That Important for Plumbing Systems?
Yes! Absolutely. All parts of a building are important and should be inspected from time to time to make sure they are in good working condition and if they are already damaged or faulty in one way or the other, to make sure that they don’t escalate into something else that can jeopardize the structure of the building. The lifespan Plumbing system of a commercial building can be considerably prolonged if proper maintenance is carried out and this can be done when it has been inspected and the problem (if any) has been discovered and fixed before it goes out of hands.
Plumbing Inspection Before Purchase
This is a very important aspect of the inspection. Apart from making sure that a building is in the right form and that no part is deteriorating, inspection is also done to make sure that the building is structurally sound enough to be acquired by someone. A pre-purchase inspection can be carried out on the plumbing systems to ascertain if they are still functional. In the case that they are not, or something is wrong with it, they would have to be repaired before a purchase can be made so that it doesn’t reduce the value of the property.
What Needs to Be Checked During A Plumbing Inspection?
There are several things that an inspector should place focus on when inspecting the plumbing system of a commercial building and some of them are:
- The fixtures: Fixtures include items that are plumbing related and used in buildings, examples of them are water closets, sinks, urinals, etc. The type of fixtures found in a commercial building is determinant of the activity carried out within the building. E.g. a bathtub can be found in a multi-family home commercial building.
- The Pipes: Leaking pipes can cause a whole lot of damage because asides from wasting the water supplied into the building, it can cause a lot of other structural defects. It is important to look into this as soon as possible.
Commercial Building Inspection Services Miami, FL
To find out more about the Plumbing Inspection Services we offer and how you can set up an inspection schedule with us, you can reach us via the contact numbers available on our website or via email. We are more than willing to work with you to make sure that your commercial building is in the best state possible, either for re-purchase or even general maintenance.