Are you someone who always tends to clog your toilet, break your shower or even put something down your garbage disposal that ends up damaging it? With Hubbard Plumbing on your side, you’ll be able to trust that our plumbers in Long Island, NY can get you out of the worst plumbing disasters that you get yourself into. If you are someone who just can’t seem to avoid disaster, here are four things that you should know about plumbing that can end up saving you a big headache in the future.

  1. Always know where your water valve shut off is. It is always a good idea to know where to shut the water off to the toilet in case of a clog, but knowing where you main shut off is, usually in your basement, is imperative information.

  2. Learn how to sweat a copper pipe. Even if you never have to sweat a copper pipe, it is good information to know! If you learn about why you would need to sweat a copper pipe, and how to do it, you’ll feel more confident in knowing when you need a plumber in the first place.

  3. Know the plumbing in your home. If you know where to find all of your plumbing fixtures in your home and understand the way your plumbing was set up, you’ll know where to start and where to look to see if you have a plumbing issue.

  4. Make sure your toolbox is complete! Make sure you have the tools that can fix small plumbing issues such as a leaky faucet.