If you encounter a faucet that drips, clogged drains or low water pressure, don’t be tempted to call a professional plumber quickly, by following those tips you can try DIY plumbing at home.
One of the things you can do with shut-off valves is understanding where they are. If you’re going to hammer holes or pound nails into your ceilings or walls, decide whether there are any supply or drainage pipes within your work area so you won’t puncture them by mistake.
You must also know what things are to be flushed into the toilet, and not. Doing so will reduce the risk of clogging the toilet.
For major problems in plumbing and things such as drain cleaning, you can always contact a professional to help. And to find out more specifically if you want to locate your sewer line at home, check out Mr. Rooter’s infographic and read it.