Just like in every other technical industry, some plumbing issues can be handled by an amateur but others require the input of a professional plumber. There are many do-it-yourself solutions to various plumbing issues. Mostly, such problems are not very serious and any person with rudimentary skills and knowledge on the mechanics of a home plumbing system can handle them. Some examples of simple plumbing problems that do not require the services of a professional plumber include unclogging blocked drains and toilets, fixing slow-leaking surface pipes, and installing simple plumbing fixtures and appliances. Although you may attempt to fix these seemingly simple plumbing issues on your own, you are advised to contact a professional Townsville plumber as soon as things get out of hand. This means that you should not hesitate to seek professional assistance if your drains remain clogged even after using a plunger and various unclogging detergents, or if your pipes continue leaking even after implementing your DIY fixes. You should always call a licensed plumber to handle all the issues discussed below. 


Sensitive Installations

You should never attempt to install sensitive plumbing fixtures and appliances unless you are amply trained to do so. Some of the most sensitive plumbing installations include critical appliances like electric and gas water heaters, underground sump pumps, underground sewer lines, gas lines, septic tanks, bathroom plumbing and various kitchen plumbing fixtures and appliances. To avoid costly losses and other plumbing problems, hire a competent plumber from your region to handle the installation, replacements, and upgrades of such sensitive plumbing fixtures and appliances.


Critical Plumbing Repairs

In case you discover a fault, breakage or malfunction in some of the critical areas of your plumbing system, do not attempt to fix the problem on your own. And when we talk about “critical” plumbing areas in your home, we are referring to some of the key installations in your plumbing system, which includes the water and gas control systems like the water and gas meters and shutoff valves, the sewer system, the water heater etc. Reach out to your local plumbing company as soon a possible to avoid serious system problems. In other words, you should always hire a professional plumber to handle all critical plumbing repairs in your home. Some examples of critical plumbing repairs include water heater repairs, replacements and upgrades, underground sewer system inspection, repairs, and maintenance, and water and gas meters and shutoff valves setting, repairs and replacements. And to ensure that your plumbing system is always in good condition, you need to hire a licensed plumber to conduct professional inspections and maintenance of your home.


Remodeling Projects

You can never be able to handle a full home remodeling project without involving a professional plumber at one point or another. You may be tempted to attempt doing it in your own but you will ultimately realize the futility of your decision. You need a professional plumber to help you with the planning, budgeting, and design of the project. You will then have to contract a licensed plumber to implement the project design, which involves the actual construction of the new rooms or of the entire house. Plumbing professionals will also help you obtain the required building permits and also to comply with all the necessary legal and regulatory requisites of home remodeling.


Townsville Plumbers

13 Hugh Ryan Dr, Garbutt QLD 4814, Australia

180 076 1983