It can seem like a lot of work to learn about plumbing, but with some research and effort, you can educate yourself on the subject.
To keep your pipes from freezing in the winter, insulate all exterior pipes and be sure to keep your interior house temperature above freezing, and be certain to adequately insulate those pipes that are out in the weather. Pipes will freeze when the ambient temperature in the area of the pipes dips below freezing. It takes time in order for the pipes to thaw out so you can have water again. The worst case would be that they burst, which would result in significant repair costs and a mess to clean up.
If your toilet is clogged, the water level in the toilet is low, you can pour a bucket of hot water down the toilet, you can sometimes fix the problem by dumping warm water into your toilet at waist level (or maybe even a little higher). Repeat this once your water returns back to a lower level.
Never use your bare hands to try fixing your garbage disposal to fix a problem.Even when the garbage disposal presents significant danger. You can search online to find the diagram for the disposal that you have.
Use strainers on all drains to keep foreign objects and debris that might clog the pipes from clogging drains. The bathtub’s strainers need to cleaned out as needed.
Don’t put fat, oil or grease down your drains. This is primarily true if you are someone who has a garbage disposal; the fats will make the blades go slower and less efficiently. Make certain you dispose of all oils away from the sink.
Plumbing is not as hard as you imagined, is it? Just like other aspects of life, there is much to learn about plumbing. Sometimes you need just the right information to get started. With any luck, the tips above should get you on the right path.