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Title:
Ortho's all about plumbing basics.
Author:
Ortho Books.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Des Moines, IA : Ortho Books, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
"All new edition"--cover.

Meredith books
Language:
English
Subject Term:
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ISBN:
9780897214391
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Provides basic skills and techniques to successfully accomplish residential plumbing projects. Features 181 step-by-step illustrations with instructions.


Table of Contents

Plumbing Systemsp. 4
The Supply Systemp. 6
The Drain-Waste-Vent Systemp. 8
Pipesp. 10
Fittingsp. 12
Skills and Toolsp. 14
Fixture Trapsp. 16
Compression Fittings and Copper Tubingp. 17
Sweating Copper Jointsp. 18
Gluing Plastic Pipep. 20
Cast Ironp. 22
Steel Pipep. 24
Maintaining Pipesp. 26
Unclogging Techniquesp. 28
Adjusting a Tub Drainp. 30
Pipe Repairsp. 32
Increasing Water Pressurep. 33
Quieting Pipesp. 34
Shutoff Valvesp. 35
Servicing Radiatorsp. 36
Winterizing and Defrosting Pipesp. 37
Common Repairsp. 38
Compression-Stem Faucetsp. 40
Diaphragm- and Cartridge-Stem Faucetsp. 42
Tub and Shower Faucetsp. 43
Disk Faucetsp. 44
Ball Faucetsp. 46
Cartridge Faucetsp. 48
Stopping Other Leaksp. 50
Replacing Faucetsp. 52
Sink Drainsp. 54
Kitchen Sprayersp. 55
Installing Kitchen Sinksp. 56
Installing Bathroom Sinksp. 58
Toilet Repairsp. 60
Ballcock Repairsp. 62
Removing and Installing a Toiletp. 64
Plumbing Appliancesp. 66
Water Heatersp. 68
Gas Water Heater Repairsp. 70
Electric Water Heater Repairsp. 72
Replacing a Water Heaterp. 74
Garbage Disposalp. 76
Installing a Dishwasherp. 78
Hot-Water Dispenserp. 80
Icemakerp. 81
Water Filtersp. 82
Expanding Your Servicep. 84
Planning a New Bathroomp. 86
Planning Ventsp. 88
Roughing In Pipesp. 90
Roughing In a Tub/Showerp. 92