In most cases, you can save money by doing things yourself. This is true in many areas ranging from home improvement to car repairs. It especially runs true with plumbing. Much of the cost of plumbing comes from the knowledge and expertise that is required to hire a plumber who will do the job right. While you will likely need to call a plumber in the case of major repairs, there is a way to avoid spending a lot of money.
If you need to install new piping, watch this video.
Interestingly enough, new piping does not have to break the bank. PEX piping is an alternative to CPVC and copper piping that blows the competition out of the water. PEX has a lifespan that rivals copper with a price that rivals CPVC. In other words, you are getting the best of both worlds. In addition, PEX piping is very easy to work with. A normal person can install PEX piping with a little effort. This will save you a huge amount of money in labor costs. Therefore, PEX piping should be your number one choice in new plumbing pipes.