Examine and check the status of water softeners and ice makers often, as they usually have filters that should be changed to keep them running efficiently. Consult the manufacturer’s instructions.

Avoid blockages by not pouring oil and solids down the drain. Clean your drains on a regular basis – a mixture of hot water and baking soda should do the trick and help get rid of any sediment build up in your sink and bathtub drain.
Check for physical signs of wear and tear in your plumbing pipes and faucets. Continuously keeping up to date will help you catch small issues such as leaks and cracks before they become big problems.
One of the most common mishaps that occur in every home is a clogged toilet. To avoid this situation, never flush anything other than toilet paper. If a clog does happen, always have a plunger at hand so you can deal with the issue right away.