In this day and age, there are plenty of do-it-yourself (DIY) tutorials on the internet. However, when it comes to plumbing, many problems should be left to professionals instead.

Otherwise, whatever money and time you thought you saved by not calling an expert plumber may actually double or triple down the line. Read on to learn more about common plumbing problems best left to professionals:

Call in the Experts When There Are Issues with Your Water Pressure

There’s nothing quick or easy about addressing water pressure issues. To begin with, there could be a number of reasons as to why it’s happening. A professional should (and can) be the one to diagnose the cause. The tools needed for this are generally specialised and aim to aid diagnostic work done by an expert. Don’t even worry about trying to pinpoint what causes low water pressure out of the dozens to hundreds of possibilities. Otherwise, you’ll end up wasting time better spent elsewhere.

Get a Professional for Your Replacement of Water Heater

Water heater replacement is not a quick or easy task at all.  Water heaters tend to be connected either to electricity networks or gas networks, both of which will require specialist qualifications and licences to ensure compliance. Our advice is to call an experienced plumber.  There’s sure to be a plumber in your area familiar with the matter that can help you out.

Have Experts Check on Issues with Your Sewage

These are definitely classified as a major issue no matter how you look at them. Home remedies will not really work, especially if it becomes evident that the issue is impacting the sewage line or septic system. Moreover, it’s smelly and, to be honest, can get quite gross. Let this problem be handled by people who have the know-how and tools to do just that. 

Leave Leaks in Your System to the Professionals

Although your leak might start off small and not cause too much of an issue, if left unattended, leaks can quickly turn into bigger, more serious problems.  This is particularly true if the leak is causing internal damage that you can’t see.  It’s best to have the leak looked at by a skilled professional.

Want to actually get it fixed and prevent long-term leakage? Whatever underlying issue is at hand needs to be addressed. That could be anything from excessive water pressure, damaged pipes, and more. 


With the rise of the internet and DIY videos, it’s natural to assume you can DIY your way out of everything. In truth, there are still a number of things best left to professionals. Leaks in your system, issues with sewage, and low water pressure are just a few of those issues.

Need 24-hour emergency plumbing for issues that can’t be DIY-ed? Reach out to Designa Plumbing today! We service all of Adelaide and surrounding areas for blocked drain repairs, hot water service, gas fitters and more!