Basic Plumbing With Illustrations Revised Edition

November 3, 2015 - Comment

This completely-revised edition brings this comprehensive manual fully up-to-date with all the latest plumbing codes. It is the journeyman’s and apprentice’s guide to installing plumbing, piping, and fixtures in residential and light commercial buildings: how to select the right materials, lay out the job and do professional-quality plumbing work, use essential tools and materials, make

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This completely-revised edition brings this comprehensive manual fully up-to-date with all the latest plumbing codes.

It is the journeyman’s and apprentice’s guide to installing plumbing, piping, and fixtures in residential and light commercial buildings: how to select the right materials, lay out the job and do professional-quality plumbing work, use essential tools and materials, make repairs, maintain plumbing systems, install fixtures, and add to existing systems.

Includes hundreds of large, clear illustrations that show you what is required in isometrics, venting, traps, floor plans and layouts, DWV, septic tanks and drainfields, water supply, valves and faucets, hot water systems, roughing-in, maintenance, repairs, gas installation and swimming pools.

Extensive study questions at the end of each chapter, and a section with all the correct answers.

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Christopher T. Dahle says:

Everything is explained in this book 0

Midwest Book Review says:

Not a “How to”, but rather a “Why to” This book was originally published in 1980 and revised in 1994. It has been reprinted a number of times. I bought it in 1998. Detailed questions at the end of each chapter are obviously intended for a classroom audience, but they are worthwhile for the homeowner or do-it-yourselfer who genuinely wants to understand how plumbing works.If you just want step by step instructions on how to connect a new garbage disposal/toilet/faucet to existing plumbing in a fairly new house, you’d be better off with a different book. But if you really want to know how your plumbing works and thereafter, be able to figure out how to fix anything that goes wrong with your old home’s plumbing, than this is exactly what you need.One of the things I’ve figured out over the last 50 years is that there is a lot more to the skilled building trades than just the physical/mechanical work of putting things together, and while this book does explain, generally, how many sorts of plumbing…

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