Often the pipes in our living quarters deteriorate. Residents of houses and apartments are shocked at the sight of broken pipes or broken valves. Often you have to hear from neighbors swearing that you flooded them. In some cases, even neighbors have to make repairs at their own expense. So what about next? Most likely, you will have to learn how to change the valves yourself..
If you have a drip faucet, there is nothing wrong with that — changing it is not difficult. You just have to unscrew the two nuts and check the gaskets. They cost a penny. If you don’t understand which ones you need, just take the old one as a sample and go to the store or to the market. The problem will disappear. Well, it will not be difficult for you to tighten the two nuts back. After all, you have repeatedly watched how plumbers fix your breakdown and you probably thought that you yourself could easily cope.
First you need to buy the right tool. But which one? On a washing machine of one size; on a shower stall of a different size, and. etc. You only need two keys. Adjustable wrench and gas wrench. And the most important step is to buy our domestic keys. Not made in China by any means. Then don’t wait for water to flow again, you need practice. First, turn off the water supply to your apartment. You will find the valve on the riser. Next, move on to practice in a less critical area. Let’s say the faucet is in the kitchen. An hour of training will be good for you. First, you will save a lot of money. But money is not the most important thing yet. You will save your nerves, since from time to time you can always find five minutes to check the valves, and thereby avoid further breakdowns, and most importantly hassles that previously occurred through no fault of yours. Well, if you continue to be good at it, and you will increase your skill to the highest level. You can still make some money on this. Surely your neighbors also suffer from these problems. At the same time, you will find a common language with your neighbors. Your neighbors will be very pleased to hear that a person has appeared in the house who understands how to replace valves on pipes. In our time, you need to strive to develop your skills, it will come in handy in life. Our younger generation needs to be involved in work. And if we teach our children this, then in the future there will be no problems with them..