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Why should I hire a plumber for home projects?

DIY Plumbing Projects You Are Better Off Leaving To A Professional Plumber

 

Brooklyn PlumberOne of the areas of the home many people feel they can tackle when needs repair or renovation is the plumbing. Fearing they are going to pay a professional too much money for a simple job, they purchase the supplies and get to work on their own. The problems begin when not understanding all the potential pitfalls results in the job needing to be done over by a professional which results in your spending the money twice. Here are a few DIY projects you are better off leaving to a professional plumber in Brooklyn.

Renovations are the perfect way to improve and expand the size of your rooms. When you decide to do a kitchen renovation, this can require moving sinks from the side of the room to the other. While cutting pipes might not seem that complicated, getting the sink to sit flush and creating the perfect solder on the new pipes can be a challenge. Installing the pipes incorrectly can result in a water leak that could cause significant damage to your home’s interior. In order to have an immediate solution to unexpected issues, it is best to hire a trained plumber.

Toilets are seen as a simple weekend project because they require to nuts and bolts to hold in the floor with the new gasket. The home centers are filled with hundreds of different style toilets that can transform the look of the bathroom. If you are installing a toilet for the first time you only need install the gasket incorrectly to see a flood of water fill up that room as soon as the water pressure is turned on. Installing a toilet on a second or third floor could result in leaks that go through floors and ceilings in minutes.

Installing a new garden tub will open up that bathroom and definitely get some use from family members. It might appear as a simple drop and go project, but many of the connections are complicated and require a perfect fit in order for the tub to run properly. Cutting pipes and soldering joints should be left to the experts to ensure that the area does not leak. You will not notice that leaking water until it has damaged all the walls surrounding it.

Looking for professional plumbing services in Brooklyn? Contact Petri Plumbing at (718) 748-1254 to schedule a service call today! 

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