Is hiring a plumber for a home project worth it?
Many homeowners rectify their own plumbing problems by following directions in a repair manual or online. However, most jobs are best left to professionals. You do not want to spend hours fixing something and repair it incorrectly. Below are some of the problems that you should call a plumber to fix:
Frozen Pipes: If a frozen pipe bursts, then it can very easily turn into a disaster. Make sure that you shut off the main water and contact a plumber. Do not attempt to thaw the pipe yourself. Only a professional is capable of thawing a pipe without causing more damage.
No Hot Water In The House: There are a number of problems that can cause you to not have hot water in your home. It can take hours of your time to locate the cause. However, a professional will be able to pinpoint the cause a lot quicker.
Blocked Main Line: If your main sewer stack is underperforming or blocked, then it can cause the waste to back up into your home. This is a health hazard. Special equipment is needed to restore the main line. This equipment has to be operated by a trained professional.
Toilet Replacement: Toilet replacement may look simple, but if you do not have the tools and directions, then it can be very difficult. You could also make a mess if you do not have the necessary skills. It is best to call a plumber so that the job can be done in the correct way the first time.
Water Heater Replacement: Safety is the reason you should call a professional to replace your water heater. Gas is combustible, so you could put yourself and family members in danger if you attempt to replace a water heater yourself. A professional can quickly and correctly install the water heater.
Do you have a project in mind that requires the help of a plumber? Call Albert Nahman, your Berkeley plumber, at (510) 876-9725 and get started today!