As homeowners, most of us like the idea of being able to fix our home when it’s broken. We’re more than eager to try our hand at painting, HVAC, and plumbing work. We may even feel like we’re saving money at the time. However, some problems are just too significant for the average Joe. Even worse, some issues could put that house at serious risk if not fixed properly by a professional. Many of these problems are related to the plumbing system.

A professional plumber should handle most, if not all of your plumbing problems. Unclogging a toilet or a sink may be a simple enough job for the DIY enthusiast, but anything more advanced should be avoided. Here are a few reasons why hiring a professional is the smart choice.

Access To The Right Tools

A professional plumber is guaranteed to have the right tools for the job. Meanwhile, the average homeowner may have one or two of the tools needed. There are a number of plumbing tools that most homeowners don’t have in their toolbox. Some of those tools can be pretty expensive. When a homeowner doesn’t have the tools they need they either have to buy them or attempt to improvise: neither of which is an ideal solution.

It’s not merely a matter of having the tools either. There’s also the experience and understanding that comes with using the tools on a regular basis. While it may be possible for a homeowner to purchase the tools they need at the local hardware store it doesn’t mean they will be able to use them properly.

Less Risk Involved

Whether it’s because the homeowner can’t use the tools correctly, because they don’t know the proper procedures, or just because they overlooked a small detail: it’s possible for a messed up plumbing job to damage your house severely.

A homeowner may think a pipe is fixed only to learn later that it has been leaking non-stop. Mold can begin forming in less than two days. If the faulty pipework is hidden away, then the mold will have plenty of time to spread before it is noticed. The end result is thousands of dollars spent to remove the mold from the home.

Of course, it’s possible for a plumber to make a mistake as well. The major difference is that their work is insured. Any damage that they cause to your home will be paid for and fixed. S.A.A.B. Plumbing and Heating is a licensed plumber, gasfitter, oil burner technician, EPA 608 and 410A certified. We also offer a one year warranty on all parts and labor provided by S.A.A.B. the same can’t be said for the DIY homeowner trying to make their own repairs.

The Smart Choice

For anything more complicated than a clogged drain, always call a S.A.A.B. Plumbing and Heating. We have the right tools and the necessary experience to do the job right. Our service goes above and beyond your average plumber, we offer 24/7 emergency service, same day service is available as well. Our 1-year warranty covers all parts and labor provided by S.A.A.B. Plumbing and heating. A small plumbing problem can quickly become an expensive remodeling project when taking the DIY route, this is why you should always make a call over to S.A.A.B. Plumbing and Heating located on 9 Rear Summer Street in Ashland, Massachusetts. To request an appointment or inquire about a home repair please call our office at 774-292-1236 or fill out our contact form and get in touch!