Plumbing Tips



Be Your Own 24 Hour Plumber

A lot of people run into basic plumbing problems at all hours of the day and just don’t know what to do.  It could be something as simple as a sink that gets clogged up.  If you are a guy, or even if you are a girl, it’s highly likely that the reason the sink got clogged up is because hair built up over time.  If you are a guy, you probably shave over the sink and let the hair go down the drain.  It seems like such an innocent thing, and it is, but it does happen all the time.  You can proactively try to prevent something like that from ever happening by making sure never to let your hair go down the sink.  You can also just buy Drano and pour it down the drain to break up the hair that gets clogged.  A lot of people won’t surprisingly won’t even know what to do at that point and they just want to call a plumber.

This is just one very basic scenario.  That might be the simplest situation where you can be a do-it-yourself plumber at all hours of the day.  Another example of something simple that you can figure out for yourself is when the toilet doesn’t flush properly.  A lot of times, all you need to do is pop open the lid on the back of the toilet, and you’ll probably see that the chain that links the flushing mechanism to the pump has just simply gotten tangled up.  All you would have to do in that circumstance is figure out how to untangle the chain.  See this site for some basic tips to help get you started.

Are there other situations where you can be your own 24 hour plumber?  Whether you are in NYC or out in the middle of the country, there are plenty of situations where you can avoid the cost of getting a plumber.  You can do a surprising amount of things very easily by yourself.  You’d be very surprised that just by going onto Youtube and watching some very basic videos, you can do a ton of plumbing on your own.

24 hour plumber

Getting a plumber is definitely very costly.  Even if you have a very simple issue that requires 10 minutes of work on the plumber’s end, their company probably has a minimum that they require in order to get them to come out to your place.  If you are looking for a 24 hour plumber in NYC, for example, this can be a few hundred dollars depending on where you live.  If you can avoid a giant hassle and not miss out on a few hundred dollars, isn’t it worth the time and investment?  I certainly think so.

The worst situation happens when it’s night time and not during normal hours.  If something happens related to your plumbing during that time, it’s often very difficult to get a plumber on the phone.  At the same time, even if you can manage to get a plumber on the phone, it’s really quite difficult to find one that will actually come out to your house or apartment after dinner time.  If you have a job that doesn’t have a lot of flexibility, it can be very difficult to actually get a plumber to your place.  The best thing you can do is empower yourself and learn some basic tips so that you can be your own plumber.

This video provides some very basic advice on how exactly you can do this.  I would recommend watching it and I would then say you should watch a whole bunch of similar videos.  It may seem annoying at first, but it can definitely save you a lot of time and money in the future.  I can pretty much guarantee you that.  Good luck!

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