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Why bringing in a professional is always a better choice than DIY

Plumbing in a house is a very complicated system. It involves many different parts that are very intricate in design. There are trained professionals available to solve any plumbing problem that a homeowner may have. This is, typically, the nest course of action. Far too many times there have been homeowners that have tried to fix the plumbing problem themselves, only to find out that they have made the problem worse. Some of the homeowners are not sure as to why they should have a licensed plumber complete the work. The answers are easy; safety, warranty, and saving money in the long run.


Not only does plumbing involve water, but it also involves electricity and natural gas. Electric shock can lead to severe burns and even death. A trained plumbing professional will know what protocols to follow in order to make sure that any part of the plumbing system is safe to work on. They also have the proper tools to diagnose as to whether the electricity or natural gas is turned off to a piece of equipment. This not only protects the homeowner from injury, but it also protects them from property damage as well.


A homeowner that attempts to do a plumbing job on their own is running the risk of not doing it properly, or having the piece of equipment that they serviced fail on them. This usually equates to frustration as well as having to spend more money to complete the job. This can all be avoided by choosing a professional plumber. Many of these professionals offer warranties that cover the parts and the labor for the job that they are performing in the house. Should the part fail, or the problem reoccur then chances are that the plumber will rectify the problem free of charge.

Saving Money in the Long Run

Hiring a plumbing professional to complete a plumbing job in a home is a great way to save money. A homeowner will know that the job is being done right the first time. They also know that if a previously repaired appliance breaks that they will have it repaired or replaced for free under the professional’s warranty. It is for this reason that a growing number of people are taking advantage of the cost savings, and peace of mind, that they are receiving by having a plumber complete the work in their home.

Are you looking to upgrade your Knoxville home? Call Pipe Wrench Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Inc. at (865) 518-7008 and get started today!