A plumber is a tradesperson trained in the installation and maintenance of water, drainage and sewerage systems.
These handymen can be found in virtually every country around the world. Their job is invaluable to the modern world, particularly in urban centers where the systems they deal with are essential for life to run smoothly.
These handymen need years of training and experience in order to qualify for running a solo business. Many countries around the world have accredited institutions that offer training in this profession.
It is generally the case that after graduating, one has to work as an apprentice under a more experienced person, sometimes for years, before establishing their own practice.
Veins and arteries can sometimes block, leading to seizures, strokes, even death. Water supply and drainage systems can also do the same thing. This can lead to bad smells and disease. This is particularly so when sewer systems fail. These may need repairs or replacement.
Simple repair is the cheaper and less invasive option. Usually, only the location needing repair needs to be dug up. However, the problem is if one part of the sewer has failed, then other parts will follow sooner or later. While expensive, it is usually better to replace the entire sewer line.
This is also cheaper in the long run. The process of digging up parts of the line, covering then repeating the procedure for other bits can eventually turn out to be even more expensive.
Since sewer line replacement can be so expensive, some insurance companies offer packages designed to diminish the costs.
A plumber also takes care of blocked drainage. This can be as a result of grease, hair, or grit. There are a variety of homemade solutions to handle these, but the problem can sometimes be tough enough to necessitate calling in a professional. They can then unblock these using chemical or mechanical means.
A professional plumber will assist you with plumbing maintenance, repair, and anything else plumbing related.