Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies

Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies

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Want to save time, money, and frustration on plumbing repair and replacement? Do it yourself! Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies turns even the most daunting household plumbing project into a simple, step-by-step process that delivers professional-quality results at a fraction of what you'd have to pay a plumbera€”and you won't have to wait weeks for an appointment. From fixing leaks and drips to caulking a tub or shower, to replacing a faucet, you'll discover how to tackle 40 of the most common plumbing jobs in your home. Easy-to-follow, detailed instructions and hundreds of photos and illustrations guide you through each task. And, you'll even discover what surprises to expect and how to prepare for them. This user-friendly guide delivers all the help you need to: Understand your home's plumbing system Comply with local plumbing codes Fill your plumbing toolboxa€”including safety equipment Organize, plan, and prepare for your plumbing job Repair and upgrade faucets of all kinds Unclog drains, traps, and toilets Replace toilet parts and fix leaky tanks and bowls Stop toilet tanks from sweating Deal with noisy, sweaty, and frozen pipes Replace a dishwasher or garbage disposal Complete with a helpful primer on choosing the right pipes and fittings for your project and understanding your home's supply and drain-waste-vent systems, Plumbing Do-It-Yourself for Dummies is the one tool you must have before starting any household plumbing project.Even if your water is safe to drink, it could still have tastes and odors that you find less than desirable. Water filters, both ... Within just feet of where the main line enters the home, a branch line splits off the main and connects to your water heater. From the ... A refrigerator icemaker also only requires cold water, which often is tapped off of a nearby cold water line. ... Getting rid of used or waste water is achieved through your homea#39;s DWV system, which stands for drain, waste, and vent.

Title:Plumbing Do-It-Yourself For Dummies
Author:Donald R. Prestly
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-12-15


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