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5 plumbing tools every homeowner needs

5 plumbing tools every homeowner needs

Preparation is key, which is why every homeowner should have these plumbing tools on hand.

Plumbing problems always seem to arise at the most inconvenient of times – usually, a massive water leak at 4 am in the middle of winter!

However, being prepared with these plumbing tools can mean the difference between going into panic mode whilst your house slowly floods to calmly addressing the problem whilst you wait for help to arrive.

So, here’s a list of the most important plumbing tools you need on hand

Your phone: is one of the most important plumbing tools to have on hand. By saving local plumbers number in your phone means that you don’t have to waste precious time trying to google our number. Also, by getting in touch with us as early as possible will help to minimise the damage to your home. So save this number in your phone today: 0478 800 689. 

Plungers: Did you know there are two types of plungers? A cup plunger which is best for blocked sinks and drains and a flange plunger which is best for unclogging toilets. Clearly, this plumbing tool is essential in every home, as we all know there’s nothing worse than a clogged toilet or drain, 

Duct tape: Creates a seal in and around the leak, preventing any water from trying to get out. It’s also water resistant Meaning, it can stop a simple water leak from turning into a major disaster.

pipe wrench: Helps to tighten, loosen and remove pipes. Now, I wouldn’t recommend you go around removing pipes in your home, However, this is a good tool to have ‘just in case.’ 

Adjustable wrench: Is a multi-use, multi-functional plumbing tool. Helping to get you out of all kinds of trouble. Mostly It’s great for tightening and loosening nuts and bolts.

All in all, no matter what kind of plumbing problem arises, it’s vital to have the right tools in place to minimise damage whilst waiting for professional assistance. Which is why it’s imperative that these tools are easily available to stop a minor issue from turning into a major disaster.