3 Major Dangers of DIY Plumbing

snohomish-septic-3As a homeowner, it can be tempting to take matters into your own hands. That’s understandable. After all, it’s easy to paint a bedroom wall or two now and then or install a new window treatment. When it comes to plumbing and septic care, however, it’s best to get professional septic advice. A lot can go wrong when tampering with the pipes in your home and you may do more damage than good. This often ends in a call to the local septic contractor anyway, and a bigger bill.

1. The DIY Plumbing Tool Crisis

As a DIYer, you probably think you’ve got a pretty good collection of tools. When it comes down to it, though, there’s a good chance you’ll be halfway through your impromptu plumbing job and discover you’re missing something. Usually, stepping out to get a new tool isn’t a problem, but circumstances can change very quickly when plumbing and water are involved and you don’t want to be stuck choosing between responding to a newly developing crisis and running to Walmart. Besides, after running to the store once or twice to buy new tools, you’ll be wishing you called a septic service professional in the first place.

2. Home Damage from DIY Plumbing

Unless you’ve been trained on the specifics about the water line and plumbing pipes in your home, you run a significant risk of accidently causing further damage to the system. Professionals, on the other hand, have special knowledge about septic plumbing and repair. A little leak can quickly escalate to a mini flood, ruining paint, furniture and hardwood floors in a heartbeat.

3. Accidental Damage & A Higher Bill

There’s a good chance you were planning to attempt your transformation into a plumber during an evening after work or over the weekend. Keep in mind that septic contractors often charge more for appointments during these times, so if you do end up needing the services of a professional, your attempt to save money very well may cost you a lot more.

Call a Professional Septic Contractor

It’s always best to call a professional septic service contractor when you’re having problems with your plumbing. Sometimes the risk just isn’t worth the collateral damage. If you do need a septic contractor, The Septic Group can help. Visit our website for more information and special offers, or call us at (360) 310-4430 to request a free quote.

Edited by Justin Vorhees

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