Wed 4 Apr, 2012 04:19 am
Plumbing problems can be minor or disastrous and that's why it would be a good idea to learn some of the basic things about plumbing, so you won't panic is anything happens. There ase some problems that you can fix for yourself such as unclogging the bathroom sink, replacing faucets or repairing a leaky faucet.
To unclogg your bathroom sink you can use commercial products specially designed for this or if you feel really passionate about this you can search the web and make your own unclogger. If you decide to make your own unclogger keep in mind that this is better for your pipes and for the environment also.
To replace a faucet you need some basic tool and a little of plumbing knowledge. However if you don't feel so sure about what you are about to do, try not to make matters worse and call a professional plumber. After all this might prove to be the best decision for your faucet and for you. You can see then how it's done and next time you'll know better what to do. Same rule applies if you want to repair a leaky faucet. You should know that the basic tools that you need are a Philips screwdriver, a small common screwdriver, common pliers, needle nose pliers and a wrench. If you learn to do the simple things by yourself you're not only saving money, but you also know you're not depending on someone else.
The rules are the same as in business and politics... **** runs down hill... What that usually means is that the less power you have the more responsibility you must bear...In plumbing that only means that where it settles where you will find your clog... Things get clogged up for the same reason in organizations... The responsible parties want power equal to their risk, and those with power want power without responsibility...
Baking soda and white vinegar are good items to use for unclogging drains.
Just pour in some baking soda and add the vinegar. Wait a few minutes, then flush with warm water.
I have used this method in my home and it really works!!