Plumbing Systems Inspection

The plumbing system in your home is composed of two separate subsystems.  One brings in freshwater and the other takes out wastewater.  When either of these systems fails to work properly, one can expect a major mess and some not-so-pleasant smells.  Even when systems seem to be functioning properly, there still may be underlying issues, that given time could lead to total failure and great expense.
  • It is always recommended to have a qualified Plumbing Contractor perform any repairs or modifications to any part of the plumbing system or related component.
What We Inspect ...
  • General condition of complete system, general problems, design flaws, etc.
  • Any leaks in water supply system.
  • Corrosion and/or excessive wear in water supply system.
  • Test main water supply valve shut-off for proper operation.
  • Test secondary supply valve shut-offs for proper operation.
  • Test all faucets for corrosion, leaks, aerators and proper operation.
  • Test water heater relief valve.
  • Water heater pilot and burner assembly.
  • Test flue piping and draft diverter.
  • Test water heater for proper combustion.
  • Test for gas supply leaks at water heater.
  • Test water heater temperature and compare to thermostat set temperature.
  • Inspect and test all visible drains.
  • Inspect disposal for leaks and corrosion.
  • Inspect toilets, tubs and showers for cracks, leaks, corrosion and proper drain function.
A & K Services of Iowa - Plumbing Inspections