Plumbing issues at home are frustrating. Thinking about going through the process of calling a plumber and then fixing it after paying hefty repair charges is quite a tedious task. Considering the trouble that you have to go through getting frustrated is justified. It is true that major plumbing repair works have to be done by professional but small issues can be dealt on your own thus making the ordeal less expensive and convenient. There are few things that you can take care to avoid frequent plumbing issues like not flushing anything that is not to be flushed through the toilet. If something falls inside the toilet take it out instead of flushing it this will avoid blocks in the sewer pipe lines. The garbage disposal and your sink have to be carefully used and nothing should go into it other than what is allowed. Too much greasy stuffs getting down the sink will block the drain pipes and will need a plumber to clean it. Emptying the vessel by scrapping the leftover into the garbage before dumping it into the sink will prevent clogs in the sink drains.
Once in a while pour a solution of baking soda and vinegar into the drains to clear the drain pipe lines. Pour lots of hot water to flush down all the grease and other impurities forming inside the drain pipe lines. Thawing pipelines during cold weather will prevent bursting of pipelines. You need to keep the faucets running everyday day to prevent freezing of pipelines.