Everyone’s an expert — until something goes wrong. While we at Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing certainly don’t condemn do-it-yoursrelf (DIY) projects, it’s important that you only take on tasks you can handle. Otherwise, you could end up with a bigger miss than you started with, including injury, damage to your pipes, and even flooding.
Here are three plumbing projects you should (probably) leave to the pros:
Just because they sell drain snakes and augers at the hardware store doesn’t mean you’re qualified to use one. Snaking a drain “requires the equipment and skill of a professional,” advises Handyman Connection. Moreover, we use hydro jetting to clean your drains, which is often more effective than a rooter.
2. Modifying your plumbing system
Need to extend a hot water line or reroute your sewer pipes? Don’t do it on your own! These types of plumbing projects require welding with a blow torch, aka they’re not for everyone. Don’t let things get out of hand; call a professional for help.
3. Building an outdoor kitchen
In the summertime, there’s nothing better than a gorgeous outdoor space complete with all the amenities of a modern kitchen. “It might seem easy enough (a little flooring and a grill-station) but you could end up with a half-finished patio and plumbing gone awry,” warns the Huffington Post. Allow our plumbing experts to take care of the dirty work for ou.
Hey, we’re all for the DIY lifestyle. But please proceed with caution! If you decide you need help with your plumbing project, give Service Plus Heating, Cooling & Plumbing a call at (317) 434-2627. We offer a full range of residential plumbing services, and we are committed to providing professional, honest and convenient service on every job.
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