You never know what you'll encounter during a remodel, so you have to be prepared to work around problems when they inevitably arise. In Plumbing, third-generation master plumber Rex Cauldwell provides real-world problems and solutions that you can use to figure out problems on your own jobs.
This book covers the full range of pipe types you'll likely encounter on a remodel job, including steel, copper, PB, CPVC, and PEX. You won't just learn how to install them, but how to tie them into existing systems. This complete guide explains:
- The water supply system
- Tapping into supply lines
- Adding/running drains and vents
- Remodeling kitchens and baths
- Installing a dishwasher
- Plumbing in an icemaker
- Converting a tub-only faucet to a tub/shower
- Installing a toilet in a basement
Steve Cory is a freelance writer and photographer who specializes in detailed how-to projects. He has written extensively for Lowe's, STANLEY, Creative Homeowner, The Home Depot, and others. Cory is also the author of Trim: A Homeowners Guide (Taunton Press, 2015), Plumbing: A Homeowner's Guide (Taunton, 2016), and Building Kitchen Cabinets and Bathroom Vanities (Taunton Press, 2015).