While choosing a plumbing design for their homes, most homeowners focus more on the look of the entire home. The scenario is bit unbelievable but true, and many of you don’t know that functionality of your design is more important. You might think of hiring a firm or a plumber who can suggest and implement the most functional design suitable for your building. So, what are the things you can expect from your expert plumber?
a) More Focus on Little Things: Whether you go to your kitchen or bathroom, you will see little things taps, faucets, sinks, dishwater and many more other things that are the important components of your plumbing design. Careful planning and installation of these components will help you save large amount of water and keep your energy bill to a manageable extent.
b) Looks are not Everything: Choosing elegant fixtures doesn’t necessary mean design efficiency. You could install good-looking sinks, showers, bath tubs and faucets but don’t ignore the safety features of these fixtures. Your plumber should be efficient enough to install and fix all fixtures in a manner that must be safe for your use. Also, while choosing pipe sizes, drain piping etc, and ensure that the consumption of water and electricity is minimal.
c) Go for the Latest: Most fixture manufacturing companies update their product profiles from time to time keeping in concern the present scenario we live in. For example, less water-consuming sinks, low-flow showers etc have been invented so that your water usage can be kept to the minimum. Ask your plumber to choose those newest products for you that can be energy efficient.
d) Choosing Sinks and Showers: These are the two fixtures that showcase an individual’s taste. But besides coming in different looks, they also come with varied functional features. For example, you can choose vessel sinks in which basins are installed on top with artistically designed faucets. Your plumber can suggest you to choose a pedestal sink because they provide ample space but come with an antique appearance. He can also suggest you a wide variety of modern showers that can finely sync with your tile designs.
e) Specialty Designs at Your Kitchen and Bathroom: Your kitchen and bathrooms are the major areas of your home where the plumbers need to focus more attention. For bathrooms, selection of tubs and showers are a big deal from the look’s point of view. But water outlets, drainage systems, heating systems etc are the important areas where the plumbers need to do careful planning. Your kitchens too need practical plumbing installation besides maintaining a designer’s look.