Things You Don’t Know About Plumbers and What They Do

The plumbing system in our house is very important. We utilize them from brushing our teeth, washing dishes, etc. without thinking twice and doing regular maintenance – until they stop working, the sink breaks, the pipe bursts, and the shower will not drain that we find it very necessary to take care of them. Fortunately, Bendigo plumbing services and other local services provide really reliable services, advice, solutions, and replacements to your plumbing system. With their professional and reliable help, we are able to address the problem immediately, lowering the days we need to deal with the inconvenience.  

Some people may even underestimate the job that these noble plumbers do, and even claim that it is something that anyone can do. The truth us, while there are very minimal issues that you, alone, can fix, there are also major problems that only professionals can do as they are equipped with the right tools and knowledge.  

We interviewed some plumbers and the following are the things you do not know about plumbers and the job they do: 

1. Kitchen waste is worse than human waste (for them) 

It is a common thing we know: human waste is probably the most disgusting thing to deal with. However, plumbers admitted that humans waste actually falls down the second most disgusting thing to clean. The top one? The kitchen wastes. While they admit that bathroom-related waste is very disgusting, they also mentioned that grease and decaying animal fat really took the cake. Drain cleaning and regular maintenance can help the nastiness to a minimum level.  

2.Order is wiser 

Not all plumbers are created equal. The most reliable standard you need to impose is the years of experience and the years that the company has been running. Yes, older is wiser. The older the company is, the more experienced it is when it comes to giving solutions to plumbing issues and problems. This also applies to workers and contractors. The older they are in the industry, the more experience they have. But if course, this is not the sole determiner of their capacity.  

3.Watching a YouTube tutorial does not make you a plumber 

This is the problem that we often encounter. Because of YouTube, everyone thinks they can be anyone they need be and do everything. While being enthusiastic in the house maintenance and proactive in doing some small fixing and projects in the house, there are certain things you are not able to do, simply because you are not equipped experience-wise. When it comes to plumbing, you might end up having chemical burns or broken arms.  

4.They risk their lives for us 

As mentioned, doing plumbing is not for amateurs, as it is a dangerous job. Working with air pressure and high-water systems can be very risky. For instance, when pipes burst, they give off up to 100 pounds of pressure that could have a great impact on things and objects near them. This is just one of the risky situations that our professional plumbers face every day.  

Final thoughts 

You see, doing your plumbing is not an easy task, and everyone cannot do the things that our plumbers do. So, next time you wash your dishes or taking a shower, take some time to appreciate what our plumbers do.