plumbing safety tips
Wilson Brothers Plumbing is committed to safety – both our own and yours. In addition to general safety tips, such as keeping the work area well-lit, using sturdy ladders when accessing plumbing fixtures, and promptly cleaning up any spills to prevent slips and falls, following is some specific advice to ensure a safe approach to plumbing maintenance and repairs.
Know your limitations and avoid tackling complex plumbing tasks if you lack the necessary knowledge and experience, even if you saw it on YouTube. We have the expertise and tools to handle intricate plumbing work safely and effectively.
Please, wear appropriate protective gear, such as gloves and safety glasses, when working with plumbing tools or handling chemicals. Don’t forget to protect your skin, eyes, and hands from potential hazards or exposure to harmful substances.
Know the location of your main water shut-off valve and instruct your household on how to turn it off in case of plumbing emergencies, such as burst pipes or major leaks. You will need to act quickly to minimize potential water damage and to contact us immediately. Our number should be on the valve!
Set your water heater temperature to a safe level (around 120°F) to avoid scalding accidents, and use caution when adjusting faucets and shower controls to prevent sudden temperature changes that can lead to burns.
It’s important to note that these troubleshooting tips are general guidelines, and individual plumbing situations may require professional intervention. Wilson Brothers Plumbing recommends reaching out to their team of experts for comprehensive assessments and solutions tailored to each client’s specific plumbing needs.