When you live in a house for a long time, you eventually face a lot of issues with the house as defects like plugged up toilets, clogged sinks, leaky pipes, dripping faucets and many other such problems start showing up. You just can’t neglect the plumbing problems if you want to live peacefully in your house. Every time if you call a plumber, it can be very time-consuming and expensive for you.
Anyway, some of these problems can be easily fixed by you if you have the various plumbing tools at home. These tools are very affordable and should not be a problem to buy for anyone who wants to maintain their home’s plumbing system. Other than the specific plumbing tools, you also require standard tools like screwdrivers, hammer, drill drivers, tape measure, safety goggles, utility knife, work gloves and a toolbox.
A plunger is an indispensable tool which is required to dislodge clogs from tubs, sinks, showers, toilets and floor drains. The main idea behind using it is not to push the clog deeper but to vacuum it out.
A closet auger is designed for clearing clogs from toilets. It has a long cable made of steel which can remove any stubborn clogs. Lastly, a fire resistant cloth is must if you work near combustible surfaces and using an open flame propane torch. Also, do not forget to have a fire extinguisher handy.