Plumbing does not mean you just go running to a local Westlake Hills plumbing repair Austin TX company and let them do it. I don't believe in that because I honestly don't trust the work they will do. I am sure it is silly to think like that and some of them are truly professional, but that is not for me at all.
I want to do it on my own as that is how I was taught to handle things when I was younger. Now, I won't say that I know everything and that I am some sort of plumbing repair expert who will get it all done in seconds. I still take my time and learn a lot, but I have been able to do almost everything.
I had a toilet that had burst wide open, it was a horrible site because of the water pressure in the pipes. I was not sure what I had to do, but the knowledge that I acquired by going online helped me out. I would say that I did just as good of a job as any pro could have if they had come.
I think everyone should look into these DIY projects for themselves.