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Author: Amy Nutt

There are elements of plumbing all over your homes - predominantly in kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, wash rooms and basements, but the pipes carrying water to each of these end units runs all over your home. Things go wrong with plumbing all the time; gaskets dry out, pipes freeze and break, porcelain cracks and drains become gummed up. Some of these jobs are small enough for the home owner to handle on their own, but some require a trained professional to be taken care of properly.

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When you go to the local home center you can see dozens of different faucets and fixtures you would like to have for your home. One of the latest trends in home maintenance and remodeling is purchasing products from your local home center and having a licensed plumber install them for you. Where this could save you some money, let's look at some of the disadvantages.

Read more: Using The Local Home Center To Shop For Your Fixtures

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