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There are many mistakes that homeowners can make that can lead to disaster and a lot of damage. This article outlines our top five most common plumbing mistakes that homeowners.
1. Rushing fixes
If you rush fixes and try to get them out of the way without properly assessing the situation and dong the job right, you could make the problem worse. The best thing to do is take your time and if you think you can’t do it, get a plumber to do it.
2. Do installations without experience
People who want to avoid costs, sometimes do installations themselves without actually knowing what they are dong. This can be a cosly mistake and may end up costing a lot moe for repairs, or even repairs and clean up costs.
3. Not turning on your heating in the winter
If you are going away for winter, make sure you put the heating on timer so that the pipes will not freeze over. If you do not, this can be very costly as frozen pipes means flooding and more damage.
4. Overusing Drain Cleaner
If you overuse drain cleaner, this could lead to damage to the pipes. This could lead to leaks and more cost for your home.
5. Finding the Best Local Plumbers
When you need a plumbing job done, make sure you get a reliable plumber to do the job. Nowadays, its pretty easy to find a decent plumber as all you need to do is search for it online. In the UK, you could Which Magazine or Checkatrade to see who has the best rating in the area. Google reviews is also a good indication of a company’s credibility.