How much do you understand about plumbing? Perhaps you could improve your skills. Overall, where do you suppose your plumbing skill-set falls on the spectrum? If you're not satisfied with your responses to any of these questions, the following hints and tips can help.
Before you start a plumbing project you should tighten all of the pipes that are easily accessible. Especially if your pipes are making a range of loud banging sounds, as this is a clear sign that there are loose pipes along the line. It is also a good idea in case there is a clog so the excess pressure released does not break a loose pipe.
Solder with safety in mind. When you solder a copper pipe you want to di