Posted on August 16, 2013 at 9:00 am.Written by Geno Caccia DIY projects you should leave to a pro When something goes wrong with your plumbing, it is often your natural reaction to try to fix it right away. It is very easy to attempt to fix something incorrectly and the results can often lead to more problems for your plumbing than there were to begin with. No one enjoys going from one headache to an even bigger one. That is where your professional plumbers come in handy. They have been schooled in everything related to plumbing and can fix your problems once and for all. But how do you know what things you can fix on your own and what things you should leave to a professional? Here are two procedures that you should most definitely hire a certified plumber for. The first thing to hire a professional for is major installations. If you are a bit of a ‘handyman’ and have some experience, than minor installations might be easy for you to do. However, bigger issues – like putting in your plumbing system – are best left to a qualified plumber. They are knowledgeable in this area and can ensure everything is installed with exact precision so you do not have to be concerned with issues that arise later on because of inaccurate installation on your part. The next is when you are doing an upgrade on your plumbing. Because of the complexity of doing an upgrade on something like the drainage system in your house, a certified plumber should be consulted and hired for this job. With their knowledge they will ensure that your new system will work efficiently in your home for many years to come. In the long run, it is better to always consult a professional before attempting any kind of plumbing project around your home. Their services may seem costly at first, but the expertise they bring and wealth of information they can share with you will make the money well spent. You can’t put a price tag on the peace of mind you get when you do not have to worry about a ‘faulty fix’ breaking and making the damage worse than before. Looking for a reliable plumber in the Burlingame area? Call us at (650) 342-5363 and schedule a service call today!