PLUMBING TOOLS ALL HOMEOWNERS SHOULD HAVE

PLUMBING TOOLS ALL HOMEOWNERS SHOULD HAVE

To save time and money on home repairs, it’s important for homeowners to have the right plumbing tools. From fixing a leaking tap to unclogging a drain, having the proper tools is essential. Below is a list of plumbing tools that every homeowner should have:

 

1. PIPE WRENCH

This adjustable wrench with a curved jaw is designed to grip round surfaces, making it ideal for working with pipes and fittings.

2. PLUNGER

A plunger has a rubber cup-shaped end that can be used to unclog drains and toilets of different sizes.

 

3. AUGER

This tool is used to break up clogs in blocked pipes and drains. It has a long metal cable with a corkscrew at the end.

 

4. BASIN WRENCH

This specialized wrench features an adjustable jaw and an extended handle, making it ideal for working in tight spaces.

5. ADJUSTABLE SPANNER

This versatile tool can be adjusted to fit any size nut or bolt, making it ideal for plumbing repairs of all sizes.

6. HACKSAW

A small saw that can be used to cut through metal pipes and other materials.

7. PIPE CUTTER

This tool is designed to cut through different types of pipes with minimal effort, making it ideal for precise cuts.

8. THREAD TAPE

This sealant protects threaded connections from leaking and should be applied to pipe threads before assembly.

9. STRAP WRENCH

With an adjustable loop, this wrench can grip and turn objects with rounded or irregular surfaces.

 

10. BASIN KEY

A small tool designed for loosening and tightening nuts on taps and valves in hard-to-reach spaces.

While these tools will make plumbing jobs easier and more cost-effective, it’s important to recognize when to call in a professional plumber. At Prodigy Plumbing, we have the expertise to handle any plumbing issue. Contact our experienced plumbers to quickly diagnose and repair any brand or type of plumbing system.

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