Common Plumbing Words For Repairing Your Sink

Posted on: 30 June 2015

Plumbers sometimes use words to describe issues in your home that make no sense to you, but that aren't that difficult to understand. And knowing the meaning of these words can help you determine if you are able to perform a DIY repair for some issues, or if you really need to contact a professional. Here are some words you should know that plumbers use all the time: Plumber's Snake -- Sometimes referred to as an auger, a plumber's snake is a flexible device with spiral metal that a plumber inserts into a drain and then winds to push the metal into the drain and dislodge obstructions.
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Why No Homeowner Should Attempt to Tackle These Plumbing Issues on Their Own

Posted on: 29 June 2015

Not every plumbing problem in a home requires a visit from a plumber; sometimes you can try a few quick tricks for unclogging a bathtub drain without causing damage, and the problem is solved. However, there are some plumbing issues that no homeowner without real training and experience in plumbing should tackle on their own. Note a few of those here and why it's best to leave them to a professional plumber.
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