If you were the kid who wore your Dad's tool belt as he repaired a clogged garbage disposal or a leaky faucet, you may have a good understanding of how indoor plumbing works. Our point is, some people understand indoor plumbing, while others don't have a clue.
So, now you're a homeowner and a parent? Whether or not you're handy, we'll tell you right now that your kids' habits – good or bad – can either cost or save you money plumbing-wise. Sometimes upbringing makes all the difference in how "handy" someone is. He'd much rather be fishing, camping, or at home watching a game with his kids.
Or, perhaps your parents were very busy people with demanding careers.
In other words, your father didn't have time to do work around the house so he called a professional plumber whenever there was an issue.
On the other hand, perhaps you grew up in apartments.
If you fall into the latter group, it's OK, it's not necessarily your fault. Here's what to teach your children:.
So now, we're going to share the same plumbing tips with you that we share with our own families.
It doesn't matter if a plumber has all of his tools in his truck parked in the driveway on a Saturday or Sunday, he'd rather be enjoying family time than doing plumbing repairs because his teenage daughter flushed too many cotton balls down the toilet when she was doing her nails. Some people have a good grasp of plumbing, especially when they grew up with a father or a grandfather who was pretty handy around the house. Just ask any plumber who's a father too, he'll tell you that he's definitely spent time teaching his children how to take proper care of the plumbing in their home. Whenever your single mom had a problem with the plumbing, the apartment manager would dispatch a handyman or a professional plumber to fix the issue.
After all, he has no desire to spend hours repairing something if he can prevent the problem in the first place. Your father was travelling all the time and your mom was always at the office, so you were cared for by your grandmother or a babysitter ..Read More
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