The Most Common Plumbing Tools To Fix A Breakdown

There are many plumbing tools that a professional plumber must have. Some of them are recommended to have at home, always at hand for the occasional unforeseen event. 

In this article, we bring you the plumbing tools that every good handyman should know and that every good plumber should use in his daily work.

However, we will stick to the most important ones that you can have at home, such as the wrench. Others, on the other hand, are very specific and should only be used by professional plumbers.

  1. Wrench

This is a common tool in many professions, including plumbing. It is used to tighten and loosen nuts and bolts. Its opening is adjustable, allowing adaptation to different measurements, and there are different sizes classified by inches.

  1. Griff Wrench

This plumbing tool is very similar to the wrench; only it serves specifically to screw pipes. Also, the jaws, being serrated and adjustable, allow greater grip on round tubes or other cylindrical pieces.

  1. Sink Faucet

This wrench is even more specific and exclusive to the plumber. Serves to remove or tighten nuts and hose couplings under sinks and sinks.

  1. Pipe Cutter

This is an essential tool in plumbing if you want a professional finish. The pipe cutter allows the pipes to be directed through the different areas of the house, saving corners, ascents and descents. It also has different molds to cover different pipe diameters.

  1. Pipe Bender

This is a plumbing tool that allows you to cut pipes. The pipe bender is better than using a saw and besides being faster, it makes a clean cut at right angles.

  1. Tongs

In the case of plumbing, the tongs allow holding elements that with a plier would be more complicated due to their limited opening. It is also very useful when removing nails or tips and cutting all kinds of wires.

  1. Grip Tongs

Similar to the previous tool, these tongs offer exceptional grip. They are the ideal choice for objects that have lost their original shapes, such as rounded nuts, or wet elements.

These are the seven quintessential plumbing tools; some may be helpful for common plumbing problems.