Bathroom Renovations 101: Running New PipesBathroom Renovations 101: Running New Pipes

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Bathroom Renovations 101: Running New Pipes

When I decided to add a pedestal sink and claw foot tub to my bathroom, I had no idea how much new plumbing I had to run. Since I had never run pipes before, I wasn't sure how to do it properly. I did a lot of research before I started so that I could be sure that I was doing it right. As I was researching, I knew that it would be helpful to have all of the information I found in one place. That was the inspiration for this site. I hope that the plumbing resources help you with your next home improvement project.

3 Common Issues Plumbers Can Resolve For Homeowners

Having plumbing issues with your home is never ideal. They can cause you a lot of stress, especially when you can't troubleshoot the issue yourself. In these times, you'll need to find a plumber. They can fix all sorts of problems that you may not be able to.

Leaking Pipes

One of the more serious plumbing problems you could experience at some point is leaking pipes. Every time you run water, it may come through and get everywhere. This problem needs to be addressed by a professional as soon as possible before costly water damage occurs.

A licensed plumber will be able to resolve leaking pipes with ease. First, they'll see where the source of the leak is coming. They can then apply a patch if the damage isn't too bad. It will be completely waterproof, so no water will be able to escape. If the pipe is damaged beyond repair, they can replace entire sections with your consent.

Deep Clogs

When you get a clog that's deep within the toilet, no traditional plunger will suffice in alleviating the clog. Instead, you'll need to hire a plumber. They can remove deep clogs with all sorts of innovative equipment. First, they'll use what's known as a toilet auger. Its long, flexible design makes it easy to move through your toilet's inner workings.

If that doesn't do the trick, then the plumber can use a hydro pumping machine. It shoots pressurized water through the pipe to clear anything that has collected inside. In seconds, your pipes will be clear and you'll be able to use the toilet again.

Water Pressure Issues

Having water pressure issues can be stressful because the culprit could be many things. However, you'll find out a reason for poor water pressure quickly when you hire a plumber. They'll know exactly what inspection steps to take to help them pinpoint the problem area. 

It may be a clogged aerator screen, leaks, or even PRV (pressure reducing valve) issues. Either way, the plumber will work until they find the problem. They'll then come up with a solution that brings the water pressure levels back to normal.  

When you run into complex plumbing issues that you have no clue on how to approach, get help from a licensed and professional plumber. They can fix all sorts of problems quickly and safely thanks to their specialized training and many years on the job. In no time, your plumbing issues will be resolved.