Different Plumbing Codes and Permits
Every city has certain plumbing codes that have to be followed and permits that have to be obtained before starting any kind of plumbing process. A professional plumber must be aware of all of these so that the project is done in the best possible way. This will ensure that no issues occur in the future when an officer comes to inspect.
Latest Plumbing Technology
Plumbing systems and fixtures that use the latest technology are available in the market. For example, low-flow and Energy Star-rated toilets, faucets, and appliances are introduced. A plumber should be aware of all of these and must be able to suggest it to his/her customers.
Identify the Exact Plumbing Defect
Some plumbing defects like clogged drains and exposed leaks are clear signs of plumbing defects., but, some defects like wet spots or mildew growth on the wall have multiple causes. A plumber must know different ways to identify various plumbing defects and their causes.
Correct Ways to Fix Plumbing Defects
Once a plumber is efficient enough to identify the exact plumbing defect and its cause, he/she should know the best way to fix it too. The solutions might be many, but he/she must choose the less time-consuming, most effective, inexpensive, and permanent solution.
Proper Use of Plumbing Tools and Equipment
A variety of plumbing tools and equipment are available in the market and each one of them has a separate use. A plumber must know the exact use of each. For example, different types of wrenches are available. It is important for a plumber to know the use of each type.
Effectiveness of Various DIY Plumbing Hacks
There are several DIY home hacks for various plumbing defects like unclogging the drains, sealing the pinhole leaks, securing the plumbing connections etc. A plumber must understand to what extent these hacks are safe and effective. Accordingly, he/she should recommend them to the homeowners so that they can carry out regular plumbing maintenance on their own.
When to Replace or Repair the Plumbing Components
There are some problems like minor leaks that can be repaired and fixed. But, for some problems like an aging plumbing system, replacement is the only solution. A plumber should understand the importance of both and provide the correct solution. A wrong solution can lead to a lot of time, money, and energy wastage.
A plumber is qualified as an expert only if he/she knows these plumbing aspects. Our Edmonton professional plumbers are well informed with all these important things and you can call us for any kind of plumbing query.