Whenever there is a plumbing issue, our first reaction would be to fix the problem ourselves. More often, we end up causing
more damage to our faucet or drains as we only admit we do not know what we are doing a little too late. While there may be instances that a do-it-yourself project can
be fun, rewarding and exciting, there are problems that we cannot fix that need immediate professional attention. And we need to distinguish these problems to help us
save time, money and to avoid trouble.
Plumbing issues best left for professionals
The toilet is a funny thing. When it clogs or leaks, you would not want to be near the outflow. A simple repair in the tank is often all
that is needed but if things get worse, it can be a nasty picture and changing the toilet is the only remedy. Either way, you need the help of a pro to diagnose
and repair the problem.
Drainage and sewer problems
Through the years dirt, grime and sediments can accumulate in your pipes and can cause blockage in your drainage system. Your
septic tank and sump pit would also be filling up. So when problems arise in these areas, it would be best to call on the pros. Also, a plumber cannot only
fix the blockage but will also ensure your pipes will not get easily clogged in the future.
Quite a common plumbing issue, eh? But believe it or not, a DIY treatment gone wrong is bad both for your property and pocket. A steady
drip can cost you $20. Multiply that to the number of dripping faucets you have in your home. A leaking hot water faucet can even cost you more because you pay for the
heat and the water. Imagine how much money is literally going down the drain. Bottom line, our lack of repair knowledge can sometimes intensify a trivial problem. So
if you do not know what causes the leaks, the extent of the leaks and repair that needs to be done, call an expert right away.
Gas fitting and running gas lines
Running gas lines is a highly specialised skill. And whether you are installing a new gas BBQ or a new fireplace, better call on
the professionals. Gas is a dangerous fuel and may cause serious damage to your property or inflict serious injury to you and your family if not installed
properly. Thus only licensed plumbers and gas fitters should handle valves, gas lines and connections to ensure your safety.
Fitting a garbage disposal system
Sink garbage disposal is a great addition to your kitchen. It is convenient, cut down on waste that goes to the landfill as well as help
keep your home tidy. But they are also something you do not want to install on your own.
Fitting a garbage disposal is both a plumbing and electrical work. Removing an old disposal is a tricky job. And in certain systems, the
disposal is connected to the dishwasher making it a more involved project that needs at least three pairs of hands. Do the smart thing. Call a licensed plumber for a
fast, reliable job.
DIY plumbing is possible with the right tools and know-how. But when it comes to leaks, toilet clogs, gas fitting and garbage disposal
installation or any plumbing issues that is beyond your knowledge, call the professionals right away. You will be happy that you did.
If you are experiencing any plumbing problems today, call the trusted local plumbers in the Adelaide Metro, Ken Hall
Plumbersat 8364 5855
or visit them at Plumber Adelaide