Newbie here!

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by MoverandShaker, Jun 25, 2010.

  1. MoverandShaker

    MoverandShaker New Member

    Jun 17, 2010
    Indianapolis, IN
    Hi everyone! My name is Ashley and I'm a newbie to the forums. I'm looking to fix a few things in my apartment and I figured that joining this forum would probably be the best thing I could do for myself -- or at the very least, it could be a nice first step.

    I hope to meet all of you soon and I hope to get some questions answered! :)
  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    One big thing when living in an apartment - don't do anything that the landlord doesn't approve of first AND, (and this is a big and) keep in mind that in many multiple family dwellings, work on the plumbing and electrical is often restricted by local code to only be done by a licensed professional. It's a big difference from living in a single family dwelling, where you can often do (legally anyway with a permit and inspection) much of the work.
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  4. MACPLUMB 777


    Aug 6, 2007
    Outside sales for Trojan Tools
    Houston, Texas, United States
    Do'es your landlord / owner not do repairs to your place ?

    When you get into doing things for your self you can sometimes open a

    very BIG can of worms
  5. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego
    Don't take any of the earlier comments as being unfriendly. Just about everyone here is happy to talk to you....but they also do like to toss in the legal niceties as well!
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