Is It Time To Swap Your Plunger For a Plumber?

Is It Time To Swap Your Plunger For a Plumber?

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Why It’s Best To Call A Professional Plumber

Ok, you’re pretty good with your hands. You’re a dab hand at restoring old cars. You’re fine with painting and decorating, and you can replace a fuse and rewire a plug. Leaky taps aren’t a problem either. So, why would you need a plumber in Gladstone?

No one likes to call in a tradesman to fix things that are so obviously simple, do they? You can handle whatever the problem is, can’t you?

Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. The problem may be bigger than you think, and let’s face it, unless you really know what you are doing, your tinkering can cause even more problems. Quite honestly, the odds favour it.

6 Reasons To Call A Professional Plumber

Then you’re calling an emergency plumber and your simple bit of fixing is costing you more than you bargained for. We at Atkin Plumbing & Gasfitting have seen the results of gung-ho fixing because we’ve had to come in and clear up the mess. Because of that, we have written: is it time to swap your plunger for a plumber?

  1. A qualified professional plumber is always faster and more efficient than you. It’s their job, they do it every day.
  2. What you see as the problem may only be the result of a greater problem somewhere else in your plumbing system. A professional plumber has the experience to understand that and figure out what is the main issue.
  3. A plumber comes equipped to do the work. They don’t turn up with just a plunger and wrench. There’s no delay while someone goes down to the hardware store to buy the tool you don’t have.
  4. When you call a plumber you’re not hiring just some bloke with a bag of tools. Licensed plumbers have invested years going through apprenticeships, studying for qualifications, and on the job training. They bring experience, knowledge, and know how.
  5. A qualified and licensed plumber will know how to deal safely with hot water systems, whether they are gas fuelled, electric, or solar. Remember, water and electricity aren’t a good mix. Also, leaking gas can be fatal.
  6. Not all plumbing problems are in your house. Some may originate outside in your mains supply or wastewater management. Drainage and sewer systems are just as important and liable to cause problems as any other part of your plumbing. Plumbers are equipped to find out where the problem is and have the proper tools to fix it quickly.

Call A Gladstone Plumber Today

Here at Atkin Plumbing & Gasfitting, we urge you to do it right and call a plumber. Don’t cause more problems than necessary by going DIY. If you have a problem, need repairs or are thinking of a new installation, residential or commercial, get in touch with our Gladstone Plumbers. Contact us online or simply call us at 0403 919 430.

For more information on plumbing read our previous blog: Why Don’t I Have Any Hot Water?