Essential Plumbing Tools and its Benefits.
Tradespeople or tradesman are known for their distinctive experience to their trade and the specific use of tolls for their individual job. Plumbers, like any other tradesmen, also possess that distinctive expertise and in order to provide good quality services to his clients, he also maintains his own equipment for his plumbing solutions. Some of the essential tools of the plumber are discussed below, compare here their different usage to a solutions.
Pipe Cutters are specifically used by all plumbers to cut pipe of any size and length, such as copper pipe, galvanized pipe and engineering plastic pipe. Oftenly produced a clean cut in a fast and convenient manner compared to a hacksaw that needs a little deburring afterwards. The approach of the tool is design to a safer way that it never slips when fitted around the pipe with a slight grip of turns to cut.
Augers, also known to many as drain snakes is another tools of the plumber that easily extract clogs inside the pipes, and made of heavy duty coiled wire. It’s sharp twisted nose that screws to the pipe will remove the clog and comes in many sizes to fit pipes of various diameters.
Wrenches, is composed in various sizes and specially designed tools, it has a long, slender and adjustable body and the head to grip bolts and nuts. This wrench also allows the plumber to twist and reach the narrow gap behind the sink’s basin to install faucets and other water supply lines.
Plumber’s tape also known to others as teflon tape will make any connection between pipes and fittings to become waterproof. Plumbers will apply this flexible tape to the threads of the pipe and act as a sealant to ensure that the connection is tight.
Plungers is the simplest tool and also considered to be a traditional equipment to remove clogs in the sink. Though plumbers nowadays possess a sophisticated equipment to remove clogged debris, plunger still play an important role of unclogging the pipes.
Tongue- and-Groove Pliers is used to reach difficult areas, most work of the plumbers focus in confined spaces and this tool is best for this purpose.
Plumber’s Putty is another important tools to a plumber, it is a moldable material to act as a watertight seal around plumbing pipes. Although plumbers putty is a sealant, it is not intended for any pressurised pipe, instead good for a drainpipes only.
A plumber, must possess all these important tools in your toolbox and retain a certification of being licensed to become a world class plumber for the benefits of your clients.