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Got a malfunctioning WC? Pro plumbers will tell you that a basic understanding of plumbing can save your family a lot of inconvenience. Fixing small problems yourself or explaining them accurately to the plumber you are hiring, will save time and also money!


Smart homeowners can acquire the know how and expertise to take care of small plumbing repairs by implementing tips from trained and certified plumbers on how to repair and maintain some of the more important components of your plumbing system.


DIY jobs like a blocked drain, a leaky faucet, installing a shower-head are simple and can be completed in quick time. However, when a plumbing job is complicated it is simply beyond the skills of an untrained homeowner and you may do more damage than good!


Complex plumbing work like piping replacement, remodeling a bathroom or kitchen take a while and you need to plan in advance. The first thing to do is to hire the right plumber. A plumbing quotation will lay out the necessary costs, including all the materials and labor. It will also give you an estimated deadline for the completion of work. Next, you need to do your part to ensure that the project doesn’t run into any hidden glitches, is finished on time and within your budget.


To see if a plumber will be able to meet your requirements, it’s better to ask the plumber some strategic questions. There are basically 5 questions you need to ask to assure you that the plumber has the right credentials, is communicative and courteous and quotes a reasonable price.


Your home plumbing system consists of 2 subsystems, fresh water and drainage, which work together, moving fresh potable water in and carrying dirty waste water out. Here are a few basic facts that you should know about plumbing drainage systems to understand plumbing problems before calling a professional plumber.