Don’t Use This TikTok ‘Hack’ to Fix a Leaky Pipe

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While plumbing emergencies are a challenge, it’s not always a good idea to take the quickest route to deal with them. In particular, a popular Tiktok “hack” that advises fixing a plumbing leak with a ball of plumber’s epoxy isn’t the way to go. Plumbers have lots of tools and a broad knowledge of the materials that make sense for any given situation. If you’re not an expert, trying a DIY repair on your water line could result in disaster.

Here’s why you should hire a professional to fix your water line rather that looking to social media for a quick fix.