Synopses & Reviews
The author of Wiring a House and Inspecting a House covers waterfront in Plumbing, from the submersible pump in the bottom of the well to the utility sink in the laundry room, to step-by-step installation procedures for all plumbing fixtures, hardware, and appliances in the home. Along the way, the author makes carefully planned detours into the non-standard circumstances a builder or remodeler is likely to encounter in a remodel. Throughout the book, process and technique are linked through special color-coded "finding guides" to the related reference information in the back. This reference section includes a concise index of the plumbing code, photos and descriptions of every type of pipe, every form of fitting, and all the unique and special tools that apply to plumbing, as well as sizing charts, expansion tables and other relevant technical data.
Taking an up-close look at how master plumber Cauldwell works, this guide includes step-by-step installation procedures for fixtures, hardware, and appliances, as well as troubleshooting advice for unexpected situations. Full color.
Code Cheek Plumbing fully details plumbing codes and specifications. It explains and illustrates the principles behind certain plumbing codes to ensure the job is done right the first time.
About the Author
A third generation tradesperson, Cauldwell is both a master electrician and master plumber. Cauldwell has an A.A.S. degree in Electronic Engineering and his books "Wiring a House" and "Inspecting a House" are popular industry standards. He is also the author of "For Pros by Pros: Plumbing."
Table of Contents
Contents -- Overview, what the book covers -- Wells and pumps -- Utility water -- Working with in-house pipe -- Hot water -- Drain and vent rough in -- Pressure pipe rough in -- Finish plumbing -- Appendix.