Install, Upgrade, Repair, and Maintain Your Home's Plumbing System
Hardcover ISBN: 0696211866
An authoritive resource covers every aspect of plumbing, from installation and maintenance to repair and troubleshooting, and contains an abundance of interior and exterior plumbing projects, tips and techniques, photographs, and much more. 150,000 first printing.
Expert Advice from Start to Finish
Paperback ISBN: 1561588555
A comprehensive, step-by-step reference covers all home plumbing situations a homeowner may encounter, from the most basic to the advanced, giving real world advice on how to deal with the inevitable things that can go wrong and probably will. Original.
Paperback ISBN: 0831136251
This book is designed for use as both a text and study guide for those students taking the licensing test in plumbing. Because of the large number of residential dwellings under construction and planned for the near future, this is a growing area. Well trained and knowledgeable plumbers are urgently needed in most of the individual United States and Canada. The field of plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters is predicted to grow about 12% each year until 2024, faster than most professions. The onslaught of new buildings is behind this surge. Here, in one book, the entire plumbing trade is covered in one accessible source. Consideration is given to cover all states’ exam requirements. Tools and instruments are included to familiarize the licensing candidates with labor-saving devices and their correct utilization. While there are hundreds of practice exam questions, there is no guarantee that these questions and answers will appear on the actual test, or that the reader will pass the exam by simply reading this book. The main emphasis is on getting the tradesman accustomed to testing and knowledgeable about the plumbing trade in general. While there used to be several good resources for those studying to become licensed plumbers, these are quite old and rather outdated. This textbook/study guide will fill a void in this increasingly important trade. Features - Includes valuable tips and illustrations of the various tools and equipment used in the trade. - Practice questions with answers (at least 400 in the book, and several hundred more on an affiliated website) will be included at the end of each chapter, organized according to the various aspects of the trade. - Some suggestions for taking tests and studying for exams are also discussed, along with tips for instructors who are preparing lesson plans and curricula for teaching plumbing certification. - An affiliated website will have additional test questions, videos, and color photographs of the more eye-catching scenarios in the book.
The Septic System Owner's Manual
Paperback ISBN: 0936070404
Offers information about the tank, drainfield, soil, down the drain, maintenance, red alerts, graywater systems, advanced systems, upgrades, and a brief history of waste disposal.
Ugly's Plumbing References
Paperback ISBN: 0763780065
Ugly’s Plumbing References is a quick, on-the-job resource specifically designed to provide plumbing professionals with the most commonly required information on installing plumbing piping, fixtures, and appliances in both commercial and residential buildings. This essential pocket guide includes diagrams, calculations, and quick explanations on how to select proper materials, tools, and equipment, as well as how to size sanitary drainage, vent, and water supply piping, calculate water demand, test and inspect plumbing systems, and much more. Unlike other plumbing pocket guides, Ugly’s incorporates invaluable information for license preparation, such as tips on studying plumbing systems, drawings, and the operation of typical systems, the latest tools and digital devices within the trade, and methods for handling the latest digital equipment. * Thorough coverage of pipes, fittings, fixtures, and appliances * Coverage of safe plumbing terms, codes and standards, and helpful abbreviations and symbols * Step-by-step overview of conversions and equivalents, fractions, angles, shapes, and forms * Special section on hand signals for hoisting and knots and