Basic Plumbing With Illustrations
Paperback ISBN: 0934041997
This revised edition offers up-to-date instructions for installing code-approved plumbing in residential and light commercial buildings. Coverage includes fundamentals such as planning and sizing, installation, common layout, and code requirements, plus information on maintenance and repair of drain/waste/vent systems, septic tanks, hot water systems, and swimming pools. Includes study questions and numerous b&w diagrams. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Paperback ISBN: 1600853633
Bathroom remodels of every size and shape continue to be popular renovation projects. One, because they can truly enhance a home’s appeal. And two, because they can be done on any budget. Now, with a fresh design and expanded, up-to-date content, the newest edition of the best-selling Bathroom Remodeling is a must-have for pros and passionate amateurs. Written by builders from all over the country, including some of Taunton’s most well-respected authors, the articles showcased here were originally published in Fine Homebuilding magazine. Expert guidance covers all the components of a bathroom renovation: design, tiling, lighting, heating, and ventilation.
Black & Decker The Complete Guide To Home Plumbing
Paperback ISBN: 1589232011
Provides step-by-step instructions for planning and carrying out home plumbing projects, including installing new plumbing, replacing old equipment, and repairing leaks, clogs, and other problems in existing fixtures, with all new sections on home spa maintenance, water purification systems, landscape irrigation projects, water softeners, and vintage bathroom fixtures. Original. 40,000 first printing.
The Complete Guide to Plumbing
Faucets & Fixtures, PEX, Tubs & Toilets, Water Heaters, Troubleshooting & Repair, Much More
Paperback ISBN: 1589237005
From fixing a faucet to installing a drain line in a basement floor, this massive volume has the answer to any home plumbing problem you’re likely to find. Packed with clear color photos and easy-to-understand descriptions, the first four editions of this bestselling book have combined for more than 700,000 books sold. The basics of home plumbing systems are explained with clarity, and all of the most popular plumbing projects are shown with beautiful step-by-step photos. New information in this edition includes how to winterize a house and how to install a state-of-the-art, on-demand water heater.
Country and Cottage Water Systems
A Complete Out-of-the-city Guide to On-site Water and Sewage Systems, Including Pumps, Plumbing, Water Purification and Alternative Toilets
Hardcover ISBN: 0969692277
This indispensable guide will save those who live or spend their leisure time in rural areas time, money and headaches. Packed with solid, easy-to-understand advice -- and clear, detailed illustrations -- Country and Cottage Water Systems takes the mystery out of rural water systems and their components. Whether planning a new system or updating, expanding or fixing an existing one, the ideas, the know-how and the solutions are all here. The book includes tips for do-it-yourselfers, and guidance for those hiring a professional, on a variety of topics, including: - Methods for testing water - Making water safe to drink - Choosing the right pump - Dealing with environmental issues and legal concerns - Planning a system's connections - Types of wells and how to dig a new one or revitalize an old one - Understanding and installing waste systems - Troubleshooting septic systems - How to reduce a septic system's footprint - The pros and cons of alternative toilets - How to build an outhouse - Getting rid of gray water - How to keep pipes from freezing in winter - How to winterize a seasonal water system for easy spring start-up From getting water in to getting waste out, Country and Cottage Water Systems helps ensure clean, safe water for country and cottage dwellers, as well as hassle-free and environmentally responsible waste disposal.
Essential Composting Toilets
A Guide to Options, Design, Installation, and Use
Paperback ISBN: 0865718725
From wastestream to mainstream, a practical guide to composting toilet systems. Composting toilets are a key feature for local resilience, money saving, water conservation, resource recovery, septic system replacement, and an improved bathroom experience in rural and urban buildings. Essential Composting Toilets is a streamlined manual that takes a practical, how-to approach to composting toilet system selection, design, installation, and operation, while meeting universal health and safety objectives. Drawing from existing regulations and research, this book dispels myths and provides tools to assess various systems. It includes: - Easily-understood drawings, plans, and photos - Coverage of all main composting toilet systems - Selection criteria including site considerations, urine separation pros/cons, renovations/new builds, ventilation, servicing, and composting details - Design and installation details. Offering a professional approach accessible to DIYers, homeowners, designers, building consultants, water conservation advocates, and regulators, Essential Composting Toilets provides key information for redesigning toilet systems anywhere in the world.
A Member of the International Code Family
Hardcover ISBN: 1609837444
The IPC provides minimum regulations for plumbing facilities in terms of both performance and prescriptive objectives, and provides for the acceptance of new and innovative products, materials, and systems. Important changes include: Updated table for the Minimum Number of Required Plumbing Fixtures. Single-user toilet facilities (a room having a single water closet and a single lavatory) are not required to be labeled for use by only a male or female (separated use designations). Solar thermal water heating systems need to conform to the ICC 900/SRCC 300 standard. Well systems are required to comply with standard NGWA-01 where local requirements do not cover subject matter or are lacking in detail on others.
Kitchen & Bath Residential Construction and Systems
2nd Edition Hardcover ISBN: 1118439104
This revised edition of Residential Construction and Kitchen & Bath Systems combines the thorough guides to typical North American building systems for homes for the kitchen and bath industry into one comprehensive, expanded volume, completely updated and revised throughout. Learning to "read a house" is an essential skill for anyone in the kitchen and bath field. This book provides clear, concise explanations of the home's structural systems and components, including the inner workings of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems.