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Plumber - Definition, Jobs and Skills
Plumber Plumbing Plumbers Plumbers are trained skilled workers who install, replace, manage or repair plumbing, gas and heating fixtures. Service of plumbers include performing routine check-up on these appliances. A plumber is most commonly needed for plumbing repairs or installation such as a running toilet, burst or broken pipe and clogged drains, water leak in crawl space, water leak in basement or ceiling, faucet repair, shower or bath tub valve repair and installation, water heater repair or replacement, garbage disposal repair or construction, dish washer installation, indoor or outdoor drain and sewer line clogs, drain and water pipe leak, drinking water system and line installation or repairs, ice maker line installation and other plumbing fittings maintenance and repair. Plumbers work in many aspects of every building/property or home thus making their skills the most sought after in every country. They maintain different systems that connect water, heating and air conditioning, sewage, gas, drainage, kitchen and bathroom lines, vents and venting, laundry, baths, sinks and showers. In fact, all plumbing fixtures and heating systems appliances including heating and air conditioning supply, sewer and sewage, crawl space and garbage disposal systems, dish washer and ice maker plumbing fixtures.

A plumber may work independently operating his own plumbing company. Plumbers who own their own business may hire other plumbers or work alone depending on business turn over and size of client base. Alternatively, he/she can take up an employment in other plumbing companies working in any or all of the spheres of plumbing: commercial, residential, repair, remodeling or construction. Such a plumber may also be employed by the plumbers union, towns and city departments that need his services to maintain, repair and fix clogged drains and pipes installed in city streets ensuring that these systems comply to standard city codes.

Emergency Plumbers

Emergency plumbers are those who respond quickly to a plumbing problem at all times. A plumber who is willing to work over time and after official closing hours is often referred to as an emergency plumber or 24 hour plumbers. Most plumbing companies are looking for employees to work as emergency plumbers taking care of their clients' emergency plumbing needs like blocked toilet or plugged up drains, flooded yard, overflowing systems and pipes, steaming heating systems or water heaters heating up, running toilet, broken pipe, leaking or burst pipe, clogged drains and sewer lines, toilets backing up and other plumbing emergencies or problems that need instant plumbers attention.

Commercial Plumbers

Commercial plumbers are plumbing professionals who work in commercial areas like restaurants, offices, universities, medical outlets, hospitals, schools, businesses, churches, rental properties, commercial real estate and construction sites. They are in high demand as their skills handle high tech systems found in these commercial buildings.

Residential Plumbers

A residential plumber on the other hand is a plumber that works in homes. Their duties include installation, repair and service of home heating and air, venting systems, gas appliances, toilets, shower, laundry room, bath tubs, swimming pools, sinks and other related kitchen plumbing parts, faucets, unclogging clogged drains, repairing broken pipes, stopping overflowing water systems or fixing over-heating  water heaters or backed up toilet and tank-less water heater installation. Home plumbers job also include replacing an old electric or gas water heater or installing a new one as well as boiler service and repair or fresh boiler installation.

Drain Plumbers

Drain and sewer plumbers take on works like plumbing drain, sewer and drain cleaning, clearing sewer lines, unclogging and repairing drains, sewer line installation or sewer construction and main line drain repair. A plumber can choose to be a drain cleaner or not. It's a matter of choice of area to specialize in a plumbers career. Drain cleaners are in constant demand because of frequent cases of clogged and blocked toilet, clogged kitchen sink and faucets, blocked mainlines, plugged up drains, flooded basement and different cases of rain and storm drains.

Plumbing Contractors

Plumber contractor can also be a general contractor. A plumber who performs all categories of the plumbing trade in residential and commercial buildings in addition to other related trades like electrical is known as a general contractor. In comparison, a specialized plumbing contractor handles some areas of plumbing according to his skill and license of operation. Some plumber contractors have their own private practice without necessarily owning a plumbing company or being employed by one, in the traditional sense of it. These type of plumbers are contractors who accept out-sourced jobs from other plumbers or plumbing companies and do the work with their own tools. In this scenario, a plumbing company gets a job from a home owner, but too busy to do the job and not wanting to disappoint his/her client, this company hires and pays a trusted independent contractor to complete the job through out-sourcing. Today, out-sourcing is a term that is very popular in the business world and among big companies and corporations. Modern day plumbers are not left behind in this practice in their effort to satisfy all customers.

Plumbing Repair and New Construction

A plumber may specialize in either repair or construction or both. A repair plumber concentrates on service and repair of fixtures and fittings. These are called service plumbers and are needed for emergency repairs in residential and commercial buildings. Plumbers who work in construction projects have licenses and trainings to do such works as plumbing construction, installation and remodeling. These are mostly contractors who do installation and remodeling. Apart from works such as kitchen and bathroom remodeling, new construction and additions, a plumbing contractor can also perform repair works.

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Question: Low Hot Water Pressure in Bathroom

Question

How to Improve Low Hot Water Pressure in Bathroom

We have 2 full bathrooms. Recently the hot water pressure in the two bathroom sinks has decreased. The shower in the one bathroom has no hot water pressure at all. Hot water pressure in the other shower is great. How can i improve the hot water pressure?


Answer
You may want to trace the history of repairs on your water lines since the low hot water pressure started recently according to your question. Was there a recent repair on the lines? Did the low hot water pressure start after a fitting installation? If there was no recent repair or alteration on your plumbing, then the most likely cause of the low water pressure in your bathroom is sediment that have built up inside your hot water tank...

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