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DIY Plumbing Projects That Are Best Left To Professional Plumbers


People that are trying to install plumbing in the additions that they have built on to their homes will quickly realize that it is a better idea to leave it to a plumber. Jobs, such as piping toilets, can be very hard for the average person to do and there is a method to doing it. A person has to use the correct tools in order to successfully complete the job. Many of these tools are specialized and can cost hundreds of dollars. It doesn’t make sense for a person to go out and buy these expensive tools if they are only going to use it for this one job. It would be far more cost effective for them to simply call a plumber, and have them install the new commode piping. This type of installation can be very tedious, and problems can arise quickly.

A person that is trying to install a toilet may find out that, no matter what they do, they are unable to stop a leak that started in one of their pipe joints. They may not have the experience of knowing how to adequately adhere, or solder, the pipe joints in order to make a tight enough fit that no leaks will happen. Similarly, these people are often the same people that initially install the wax ring for a toilet on upside down, and then wonder why they are getting a leak under the toilet even when they tighten the toilet, so tightly, to the floor that they are in fear of braking the porcelain mounts. This can be a costly mistake and no matter how many how-to videos that a person watches on the internet that does not equal the years of training and experience that plumbers have.

Just because it looks easy on the computer screen doesn’t mean that anyone could do it. If that were the case there wouldn’t be a need for plumbers, but there is. They are the ones that keep homeowners from flooding their houses when a pipe bursts, a drain clogs, or a water heater purges all of its contents.

Are you in need of a reliable plumber in the Naperville area? Call Jim Wagner Plumbing, Inc. at (630) 577-9241 or (815) 609-1859 and schedule a service call today!