Sometimes homeowner who have no experience plumbing decide that they want to take on a home repair project involving plumbing. The incentive to save money may be a reason that homeowners decide to do this in the first place but the time you spend, quality of the repair will usually reverse any monetary gains. Below we outline some reasons that you would what to hire a local polluter instead of taking on the repair yourself. A plumbing blueprint is required for every building and sometimes these documents can be very complex. These blueprints offer a detailed system of pipes and drains laid out in a way the integrates seamlessly into the construction of the building. For the best results when repairing a plumbing system the plumber needs to have the ability to read and interpret these documents. This helps a plumber determine where to breach the structure for the best access to the issue. If an inexperienced person attempts to make a repair with out a full understanding of any blueprints they risk causing costly damage to the structure as they attempt to locate and fix a problem. Only a licensed plumber is going to understand how to read these documents properly. There are also city, county, municipality, or township codes and regulations that need to be followed as well, someone who isn’t involved in the construction industry may not be familiar with all of the current regulations and codes. Another example of a thought o be simple do it yourself home repair that can go wrong. A lot of homeowners simply pour chemicals down a clogged drain without giving it much thought. Some over the counter remedies are effective at loosing small clog temporarily. if there is a breach or a crack in your drain those chemicals can seep below your home into the water supply. Something that is a very simple routine repair for any bay area plumber can end up causing harm to your family in an attempt to save a little money. There is a lot of basic equipment that plumber have that you may or may not need in addition to the parts and supplies involved in the repair. The additional gear and safety equipment as well as bulk pricing on supplies provide a clear cost advantage to a plumber vs a typical homeowner. Also plumbers have years of experience and training that most homeowner do not have unless they have worked as a plumber. Some repairs like leak detection, sewer lines, pipe inspections, and sewer/pipe excavation require modern plumbing equipment and technology in order to competently finish the repair. So if you are thinking of completing a home plumbing repair be sure to reconsider an hire a professional contractor if you have limited or no experience.