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Make Plumbing Repairs Before Having Guests Over

Posted by on October 25, 2013

Toilet PlumbingEntertaining at your house can be great fun, whether you’re having a holiday party or just watching football. But you should make sure your plumbing is up to the task of handling all your guests before you invite them over. After all, lots of homes have little plumbing quirks that the residents get used to rather than actually addressing. Having friends over is the perfect excuse to finally get these plumbing issues fixed.

Perhaps you have to hold down the handle on your toilet in order for it to flush, or maybe you have a sink faucet that requires you to turn it a certain way so it stops leaking. Though you might now be used to these minor inconveniences, your guests are not. They might become confused or anxious when the toilet doesn’t flush right away, or they could accidentally leave the sink running if the faucet is tricky to use. Getting these problems fixed can prevent embarrassment for them and even avoid damage to your house.

For some minor problems, you might be able to make repairs yourself. Just make sure you have some clear instructions and the right tools. If you cannot do the job but can see that it is pretty simple for most people, you might want to hire a handyman. However, more complex repairs require a plumber. No matter who you decide to hire, make sure you make the appointment as soon as possible so you can have the repairs done by the day of your holiday party or football gathering. That way, you can relax knowing that your plumbing system is finally in good shape.

Thanks to www.homejobsbymom.com for the photo of the toilet.

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