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Plumbing Jobs That Are Best Left To A Professional


Burlingame PlumberWhile do-it-yourself jobs can help you save money, some jobs are best left to a professional. Trying to attempt a job that you do not have the skills for could actually cause you to end up spending a lot of money over time. Below are some of the plumbing jobs that you should not attempt to do on your own:

Water Heater Repair Or Replacement: Your water heater is not built to last forever. A water heater can become clogged, leak or just stop working completely. It takes a professional to diagnose, repair and replace a water heater. Special permits are also required to replace a water heater. That is why this job is best done by a professional.

Copper Pipe Jobs: Any type of job that requires the welding of copper pipes is best left to a professional. If this job is not done correctly, then you can end up starting a flood and fire.

Blocked Main Line: Unpleasant conditions can result in your home if the main line is blocked. Re-directed waste can end up in your sink drains, shower and bath tub. Special equipment is required in order to safely clear a main line. Even though this equipment can be rented, it is expensive. It should only be operated by a trained professional also.

Residential Repiping: If you live in an older home, then the old pipes may need to be removed and replaced with other ones. This is a job that is very difficult and complex. Disaster can result if this job is not done properly.

Are you in need of a residential plumber for a home project in the Burlingame area? Call James Caccia Plumbing at (650) 376-6800 and get started today!

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