Please be advised, in many cases it is better to have a professional plumbing and heating contractor do your work.
There are many unknowns it this field, you may be putting yourself and your family at risk of injury, fire and death, damage to property or other.
I cannot be held responsible for any problem you may encounter by using this website, or by following any advise you may receive here, anything you do, or try to do, you do at your own risk.
In many areas it is not legal for a home owner to do some plumbing and heating jobs.
Check with your local Building department.
When you have a real licensed contractor come into your home they will notice safety issues and point them out to you, they will also inform you of new safety code upgrades that you would otherwise not be aware of.
By doing things yourself and making repairs yourself you are putting yourself and your family at rick.
You may have a hazardous situation in your home right now, and not know it because you have not allowed a professional into your home to inspect for problems.
It's like not ever having the breaks to your car looked at, because you think it will be too expensive.
What are the lives of your loved ones worth?
I do my best to give good and safe advice, but I can be wrong and I know I have been misunderstood, this can be dangerous to you and your family.
Others out there giving advise, don't have my sense of safety, and give life endangering advice.
Gas or oil fired heating units can be very dangerous, a person can be killed if they don't know what they are doing.
Please spend the extra money and have a professional do the job for you.
leaving even a small leak under a cabinet or behind a toilet can end up costing you thousands of dollars in damage to your home.
Improper venting of water heaters, boilers heating units or other fuel burning devises can cause carbon monoxide poisoning.
Please have a professional do this work for you.
Using chemical drain cleaners can cause severe burns to your skin nasal cavity and lungs. do not mess with this stuff, call a professional drain cleaning company to un clog your drain.
A drain cleaning machine can break your arm if you get it caught up in a binding drain cable.
An electric water heater has 240 volts of electricity. remember water and electricity don't mix.
Your well pump also has 240 volts. On more then half of the jobs I have been on,
I found that the circuit breakers are Not marked correctly.
The Power May Not Be Off.
These are only some of the things that you need to be aware of, as others come to mind I will post them.
Do you love your family and yourself?
Please call a Licensed Master Plumber to do your plumbing or heating job.
Think safety FIRST.