How to Use a Plumber’s Snake

A plumber’s snake, or drain auger, is a tool that reaches down into pipes to remove clog-causing blockage. Snakes make up the middle ground between common household plungers and the really big guns. If you’re dealing with a clog too stubborn for your plunger, then a snake…

Your Home Plumbing Diagram

This home plumbing diagram illustrates how your home should be plumbed. The different colour lines in this drawing represent the various plumbing pipes used. The blue lines are the fresh water supply entering the home. The red lines are the hot water supply after it…

What Type Of Plumbing Pipe Is Best?

Today’s blog post will examine a common question regarding residential plumbing pipes, and the large assortment of them that exists. Residential plumbing pipes come in many varieties and types of metal and plastic pipes. Each pipe has their pros and cons and particular special usages…

What Are Plumbing Vents and Why Are They Important?

Most homeowners have a pretty good idea of how the basic elements of their home’s plumbing functions. They may know how to clear a simple drain clog or even replace the odd fixture or two. But there are a few aspects of home plumbing that…

What Are Plumbing Vents?

We depend on indoor plumbing, so plumbing problems can disrupt our households. Learn what issues can cause your vent pipes not to work properly and what to do. Why Your Home Needs Plumbing Vents Most homeowners will encounter a plumbing issue now and then, but…

Waste Plumbing: Air Admittance Valves and Automatic Air Vents

Venting is a very important part of waste plumbing, and if you’re interested in becoming a home inspector, a quality home inspector training program should cover it. Venting allows waste and water to flow properly by performing three functions. First, it allows air in front…

Understand Plumbing System

A plumbing system serves two purposes: to supply water for human use, and to get rid of human wastes. It consists of a store of water that is delivered to various outlets via a distribution system. All Indian plumbing systems have an underground tank. This…

Understanding the Plumbing of the Bathroom Sink

Not everyone speaks plumbing. To make things more complicated, some plumbing component names are not self-explanatory at all. If you have to buy a part, look something up, or call a plumber, it will be easier if you know the names of the parts involved….

Types of Plumbing and Pipe Fittings

The principles of your home’s plumbing are fairly simple. Fresh water comes in under pressure to fixtures such as sinks, bathtubs, showers and toilet tanks. Water is heated by passing through a water heater (see: How Does a Water Heater Work?) before traveling to the…

Types of Pipe Fittings Used in Piping

What is Pipe Fittings? Pipe Fittings are Piping component that helps in Changes the direction of the flow such as elbows, tees. Changes the size of the pipe such as reducers, reducing tees. Connect different components such as couplings and stop the flows such as…