It is easy to find DIY plumbing videos online these days, whether you need help with faucet installation, unclogging the kitchen sink, or fixing a broken toilet. Unfortunately, most people who attempt DIY plumbing installation without a background knowledge in plumbing fixtures can put themselves at an even greater disadvantage.
It is common during DIY plumbing installation to cause more damage to the plumbing fixture rather than fixing it properly, and then calling in a plumber becomes necessary. The truth is that there are some good reasons to rely on a professional for plumbing installation.
- Get the Right Parts – Have you ever tried to DIY a plumbing installation, only to find that you bought the wrong parts and have to go back to the store? With professional plumbing installation, your plumber will know exactly which parts to use for your specific fixture and how to install them properly.
- Fixed Correctly the First Time – The other problem DIY “fixers” usually run into is that the first time they try to do a plumbing installation, they do not get it right. Not only can this lead to frustration, but it might also mean fixing the same problem multiple times. Professional plumbing installation eliminates this problem because your plumber can do the job correctly the first time.
- Time Savings – DIY plumbing installation can take a lot of time. Whether you’re watching the same (or multiple) videos over and over to get the idea or reading directions that do not make sense, it is time-consuming to try to install plumbing fixtures on your own. Relying on professionals will ensure you can take back your valuable time and have great plumbing as a result.
At Fix the Drip! Plumbing Company, LLC, we understand the temptation to DIY your plumbing installation, but we recommend just giving us a call instead. Our Master Plumbers will help you save time, money, and your plumbing.