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3 Reasons to Hire a Professional Plumber

Ontario, CA has its share of enterprising do-it-yourselfers, and when trouble arises in your plumbing system, you may be temped to attempt repairs yourself. In most cases, this can be a terrible mistake. Only licensed, bonded plumbers should work on your pipes or appliances like your water heater, not only for the sake of safety, but for overall cost-effectiveness and a host of other reasons. Need a few specifics? Here are three of them, all of which you should carefully consider before attempting plumbing repairs yourself. 

1) Experience

Chances are, you haven’t dealt with a specific plumbing problem more than a few times in your life. With professional plumbers, however, those problems are handled every week. That givers trained plumbers the experience to make fast, accurate assessments and implement the proper solution without much fuss. Otherwise, you could make a mistake very easily, leading to an incomplete repair job or worse.

2) Equipment

When an amateur engages in plumbing repair, he or she is usually limited in the equipment: mostly basic items like traditional wrenches or perhaps a snake purchase at the local hardware store. Professionals, on the other hand, have access to equipment that can make short work of any problem. Such equipment can be prohibitively expensive to the average homeowner but is absolutely vital to professional plumbing operations. With things like hydro-jetting technology and powered snakes with rotating heads, you can get a more thorough and efficient solution to the problem than any method purchased in a store.

3) Insurance

In the event of trouble, when unexpected problems arise, the do-it-yourselfer is on his or her own. That means you’re on the hook for any additional charges that may be incurred. With a licensed, bonded plumber, however, you’re covered no matter what happens, and all of the costs are covered up front.

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