Plumbing Terms and DIY Plumbing Advice

Plumbing Dictionary

Plumbing has its own terminology and terms that can sometimes be confusing to lay people. Laws Plumbing is here to help you understand what the most important plumbing terms mean, not only so that you can understand what your plumber may be talking about, but also to help you find the correct parts in case you decide to embark on a do it yourself fix of your plumbing problems. We have split up the plumbing dictionary into two parts. Should you not find what you are looking for, send us a quick message and we will get back to you.


Plumbing Terms A-L

Plumbing Terms M-Z


DIY Plumbing Advice

Quite a few plumbing problems can be tackled by someone not afraid to take a hands on approach and fix the problems themselves. Not only does it save money, but it also helps to build experience in case of future problems. It is important to note that while we definitely encourage you to check out DIY solutions, some plumbing problems are best dealt with by a professional. These include geyser problems, as geysers are pressurized systems that can easily endanger you and other people in your home if not maintained and repaired properly, leak location, geyser replacements, solar geyser installations, blocked drains that don’t yield to a plunger, and the list goes on. In fact, if you are at all unsure about a plumbing problem or doubt your abilities to fix it, best call in a professional plumber to have a look!

Here is our list of DIY plumbing fixes that you can easily do with a few tools and the right repair parts:

How to fix a dripping tap

Cleaning a shower head

How to unblock a clogged drain

Tips on choosing a good plumber

Some basics of plumbing

Keep your eyes on this section as we regularly update with more DIY plumbing fixes.


Rather Call Laws Plumbing To Fix Your Plumbing Problem

In case you rather have a professional plumber come in to repair or fix a plumbing problem, you can call Laws Plumbing on 078 225 9939 or send us a quick message and we will get back to you

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