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DIY Plumbing Projects That Are Best Left To Professional Plumbers

 

Berkeley PlumberThese days, it's possible to find directions for a home project that needs completion on the Internet. For this reason, a lot of people attempt DIY or do-it-yourself ventures to repair or beautify parts of their houses. While this can be practical and budget-friendly in most cases, there are some projects you should leave to a professional when it comes to plumbing. Here are a few repairs that you should call a plumber for to prevent a potential disaster.

Drain Replacement or Repair: Any time your drains need to be patched up, otherwise repaired or replaced, it's time to call the plumber. Even if you buy a drain snake to try and do the job, the tool is rather short and won't be able to completely clog the drain. A small clog in the sink can sometimes be cleared up with a liquid unclogging product from the local grocery store, but if this doesn't work, you should schedule a time for a plumber to come out and fix the issue.

Pipe Installation and Replacement: If you're completing a home renovation project and pipes in your home need to be replaced or installed for the first night, a plumber should complete this task for you. Properly installing pipes for the bathroom or kitchen is essential to maintain the condition of the rest of your home and to keep these rooms in your house functioning well. Replacement a pipe that is worn, broken or rusted is also the job of a professional, since a plumber will make sure the pipe is properly fastened and connected, which will prevent leakage and other serious problems.

Wiring and Rewiring: Home projects that involve wiring or rewiring should not be attempted on your own. The same goes for renovation ventures that involve hot water. Call a plumber if you have to change the way electrical power is set up in a room or need to change the position of the pipe where the hot water flows. This will help you to avoid potentially serious injury.

Are you in need of a reliable plumber in the Berkeley area? Call Albert Nahman Plumbing and Heating at (510) 843-6904 and schedule a service call today!

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