From the Back Cover
Save money by making minor and major plumbing repairs and improvements with help from this complete home plumbing guide.
- Unclog drains and fix leaky faucets
- “Green Solutions” for saving resources
- Install sinks, faucets, bathtubs, showers, water softeners, lawn sprinklers, and much more
- Learn how your home’s plumbing system works so as to take action in an emergency
- Make plumbing fixture improvements that add value to your home
Detailed How-to Plumbing Diagrams
Learn to work with easy-to-use PEX tubing.
Solder copper tubing like a professional plumber.
Use plastic piping for home plumbing systems.
About the Author
Consumers recognize Creative Homeowner as their leading and trusted source for the best information, inspiration, and instruction related to the house and home. Creative Homeowner is the preeminent publisher of books on all aspects of decorating and design; home repair and improvement; house plans; gardening and landscaping; and grilling. Creative Homeowner’s books stand out from other publications with their complete and easy-to-follow instructions, up-to-date information, and extensive use of color photography. Among its best-selling titles are Ultimate Guide to Home Repair and Improvement, Updated Edition; Ultimate Guide: Plumbing, 4th Updated Edition; and Ultimate Guide: Wiring, 8th Updated Edition.
Save money by making minor and major plumbing repairs and improvements yourself, with help from this complete home plumbing guide! More than 800 photos Detailed how-to diagrams Discover ways to skills, from fixing leaky faucets to soldering copper tubing like a pro Save money and resources with “Green Solutions” Install plumbing fixtures like sinks, faucets, bathtubs, showers, water softeners, lawns sprinklers, & a lot more Learn how your home’s plumbing system works so as to take action in an emergecy Add value to your home by making plumbing fixture improvements This updated and expanded edition of Creative Homeowner’s comprehensive, bestselling plumbing how-to book covers the most up-to-date products and techniques. Strong emphasis in the how-to information is placed on doing things as it should be, so the entire projects use only code-compliant techniques. Ultimate Guide: Plumbing, 4th Edition prepares the do-it-yourselfer to maintain any plumbing task in the home, from replacing a washer in a leaky faucet to renovating a bathroom. It also gives an overview of a house’s plumbing system, including supply, waste, and vent piping, and explains the basic physics that keep everything working well. Along with learning how to plan and complete each project, you can Discover ways to spot and beef up outdated or dangerous techniques and materials in your house plumbing system.