Plumbing Tools

Handy must-have-tools for plumbing repair in the house

Toilet Auger/closet auger/water closet auger – A specialized plumbing tool used to clear clogs in toilets.

Sink Auger/drum auger/canister auger – Great plumbing tool for breaking up and clearing clogs in sinks and tubs.

Adjustable Pipe Wrench – it is designed to grip round objects (such as pipes) securely by digging its sharp serrated teeth into the pipe with increasing pressure as the wrench is turned.

Flange Plunger/ball plunger – A specially shaped plunger used to clear clogs in toilets by the applications of vacuum and the force of water.

Cup Plunger – used to clear clogs in sinks, tubs and showers.

Teflon® Tape – must have tool for preventing leakage at plumbing joint connections.

Faucet Valve Seat Wrench – A simple tool used to remove the faucet body valve seat so it may be replaced.

Faucet Valve Reseating Tool/valve seat dresser/valve seat grinder –
It is used to resurface the valve seat in the faucet body if you cannot remove the valve seat or decide not to replace it.

Tubing Cutter – an essential plumbing tool if you are going to be doing any work with copper pipe.

Expert Plumbing – Toronto Plumbing articles.