“When in doubt, use a bigger hammer”
Words to live by.
Most home repairs aren't as difficult as you might think. This is especially true with plumbing. A drippy faucet takes a Phillips screwdriver, a crescent wrench, and two 30-cent rubber washers. How difficult can it be? Yes, things certainly can become difficult, but why not give it a try? It's already broken, right? So what have you got to lose?