Ultimate Guide to Plumbing: Complete Projects for the Home

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Creative Homeowner, 2006 - House & Home - 287 pages
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Ultimate Guide to Plumbing: Complete Projects for the Home is an updated and expanded edition of Creative Homeowner’s comprehensive plumbing how-to book, which prepares the do-it-yourselfer to handle any plumbing task in the home, from replacing a washer in a leaky faucet to cutting and joining cast-iron vent pipes. The author's emphasis is on doing things correctly, so all the projects use only code-compliant techniques. The most up-to-date products and techniques are included. The book gives readers an overview of a house's plumbing system, including supply, waste, and vent piping, and explains the basic physics that keep everything working well. Readers learn not only how to plan and complete each project but how to spot and improve outdated or dangerous techniques and materials in their home's plumbing system

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In this capable, comprehensive manual, master plumber Henkenius shows homeowners how to tackle expensive plumbing repairs (e.g., replacing a washer in a leaky faucet). As with otherUltimate Guide ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Author Merle Henkenius, a freelance writer based in Lincoln, Nebraska, has held a Master Plumber license for over 20 years. His home-improvement writing and photography have been featured extensively in Popular Mechanics magazine.

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