Top 10 reasons why plumbing is so important

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI), whose members produce about 90% of the nation’s plumbing products, came up with a list of the Top 10 reasons Why Plumbing Matters for the celebration of World Plumbing Day. Why does plumbing matter to you? Comment at www.safeplumbing.org/whyplumbingmatters. Plumbing harnesses…

Toilet Seals for Plumbing

There are many types of toilet seals on the market. Some toilet seals are wax based and others are waxless. Which type of seal to use is really up to you. All of the wax style rings, waxless rings, or gasket seals will work if…

Tips for Repairing and Working With Polybutylene (PB) Plumbing Pipe

Polybutylene (PB) pipe is a gray plastic tubing that was commonly used as water-supply plumbing pipe in the years between 1978 and 1995, at which time it was discontinued due to reports of pipes rupturing and causing water damage. In new construction, it was immediately…

The Plumbing Rough-In

Find out how this system of your house works before your house’s pipes are hidden from view. Plumbers work with three basic categories of supplies. There are the supply pipes, that deliver the clean water into the house and to the plumbing fixtures, such as…

Residential Plumbing System: All You Need to Know!

Water is an essence of life. Civilizations have grown where water was available like on the bank of the river. Water is necessary to carry out various household activities in day to day life. Hence, water service (i.e. water supply and drainage) has become an…

Plumbing Basics: How Your Home Plumbing Works

Even in the smallest house, home plumbing appears to be an often complex and confusing system of pipes. However, if you take the time to learn the logistics of residential plumbing, you will see how it works, and it’s actually quite straightforward. There are only…

Plumbing Basics

Plumbing follows the basic laws of nature — gravity, pressure, water seeking its own level. Knowing this, you can understand its “mysteries” and make dozens of fixes to your home’s plumbing system. You can save yourself time, trouble, and money! The plumbing system in your…

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Plumbing, system of pipes and fixtures installed in a building for the distribution and use of potable (drinkable) water and the removal of waterborne wastes. It is usually distinguished from water and sewage systems that serve a group of buildings or a city. One of…

Mobile Home Plumbing

What is the difference between mobile home plumbing and plumbing in a site-built home? There are some significant differences in the plumbing system of a mobile home that are a result of the method of manufacture. Mobile homes are not built to the same standards…

How to Save on Plumbing Remodel Costs

Plumbing renovation or remodel work can be expensive. After all, plumbers are professionals who, like electricians, attend a trade school, become apprentices for years, and submit to state and other local licensing requirements. A good plumber is highly valuable, often accomplishing feats of plumbing magic…