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Why DIY Plumbing Repair is Not Advisable

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A lot of homeowners enjoy “sweat equity”. Saving money by doing things yourself while putting your personal touch on your home. It’s a great feeling but it’s also dangerous, both physically and financially. Before you get yourself into deep, contact the top plumbing company in Lake Charles, LA. The team at Allstar Plumbing can explain all of the things that need to be considered before you start. Here are just a few:

Tools – Trying to save money goes out the window when you have to buy or rent tools. Plumbing repairs in Lake Charles, LA, can cost more in tools than to hire someone that already has them. A lot of plumbing equipment is specific to the trade, so you probably don’t have everything you need.

Warranty – The equipment you purchase to install might have a warranty, but not the craftsmanship. Anything you do wrong, you pay for. A non-certified installer can even void warranties on many parts. Your homeowner’s policy can also be compromised if you don’t rely on a professional plumber in Lake Charles, LA.

Experience – If you have emergency plumbing in Lake Charles, LA, you want someone that you can trust to do it right, and do it quickly. The problem needs to be identified, assessed, and corrected. Without years of experience, it might take you a while just to figure out what to do.

Danger – It’s not like working with gas or electricity, but there are still dangers involved with plumbing. The incoming lines are pressurized, sometimes up to 100 psi. And the water in the hot water line can easily scald. Be sure to rely on our industry experts for high-quality plumbing services in Lake Charles, LA.

Doing things yourself can be rewarding, but call Allstar Plumbing to get the job done right Plumbing can get real messy, real fast. Trust it to a professional. You’ll save money in the end. Call us or fill out the online form to schedule your appointment.


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At Allstar Plumbing, we serve Lake Charles and the surrounding areas including Westlake, Sulphur, Moss Bluff, Iowa, Jennings, Vinton, DeRidder, Cameron and all areas in between.

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Lake Charles, LA 70607