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<p>Plumbing that is in good working order is a critical component of a clean, safe, and happy household. However, there are times when plumbing needs attention from a plumber but getting one to your house quickly is not a viable option. This article will give you hints on how to maintain your home plumbing.</p><p></p><p>If you aren't having any luck using a plunger on a clogged toilet, you may want to try pouring warm water into it from waist high. Repeat this once your water goes back to a lower level.</p><p></p><p> <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wejE_SMaYI4">pool service palm beach county</a> Don't put oil, grease or fat into your drain. These substances will harden as soon as they cool down, and clog your drains. If the sink has a garbage disposal, it will also make the blades less efficient. Throw away oils nowhere near the sink.</p><p></p><p> Knowing all your different tools and how they are used will be a great help when you work on a plumbing job. Read all the user manuals, and make use of the library and internet to learn all about projects you can do by yourself. Have a sound plan going into any do it yourself repair attempt, since mistakes will cost you dearly in money, time and stress.</p><p></p><p>Don't put things like fat, oil or grease down your drains. Oils will eventually harden and clog up your drain. This is primarily true if you are someone who has a garbage disposal; the fats will make the blades go slower and less freely. Dispose of oils and fatty liquids in the trash.</p><p></p><p>Run cold water in your sink when you turn on the garbage disposal. The cold water helps keep the blades sharp and can make disposal much smoother. Hot water can clog your drain by allowing liquid grease to build up in it.</p><p></p><p> <img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3774/9757076985_2ce2a0c723.jpg" align="left" width="248" style="padding:10px;"/> Frequently inspect the floors around toilets for softness; this can tell you whether or not the floors are damaged. Straddle the toilet, then start rocking on each foot to check whether you feel softness or weakening on the floor under you. Identify any damage and repair it before it gets worse. In the long run, you are likely to save money by not putting off the repair.</p><p></p><p>If you notice water draining into your dishwater, check your kitchen sink. The hose might not be installed properly. The water will not drain into the dishwasher from the sink if it is configured in an uphill and downhill position.</p><p></p><p>Clean the aerator to if you are dealing with low water pressure issues due to sediment buildup. After removing the aerator, use an old toothbrush with some vinegar on it to clean the sediment off. Rinse the piece, put it back together, and put it back on the faucet. Your water pressure should improve because the obstructing particles or buildup have been removed.</p><p></p><p>Be sure that the dryer's lint trap is clean. This can prevent a lot of problems, including a fire. Inspect your lint trap every so often for tears or holes that could cause lint to go into your pipes, this could cause clogs or other problems you will have to deal with.</p><p></p><p>Now you have the necessary tools, the knowledge and skill set needed to apply to your own plumbing system. If so, that's great. The advice you just read probably improved your plumbing skills even more, as there's no such thing as too much knowledge, and when it comes plumbing, learning is a never-ending process. You may have even found a new "regular" or favorite idea for your plumbing jobs.</p>

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