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How do you install rolled copper plumbing?
all hardware stores sell adaptors to change from copper to plastic. You solder the adaptor to the copper pipe and attach the plastic pipe to this adapt…or using screw clamps to tighten the plastic pipe on the adaptor. To be honest. This answer seems like a bush plumbers answer. To be technically correct. In order for you to connect plastic piping to copper piping one fitting is used and it is called a conex fitting, otherwise called cxc fitting. It has a nut and ring on either side of the joint and this type of fitting can be used on either copper or plastic making it ideal. As you tighten the nut the ring inside tightens onto either the plastic or copper making a water tight connection. It is said above that soldering a copper joint and then attaching it to the plastic pipe is the way but in my experience if you try do that, the heat from the soldering will melt the plastic pipe. Take the safer route and more professional route and use conex fittings.
Copper is easy to use and work with. The minerals in water generally do not build up on copper as easily as on galvanized steel. After WWII copper was relatively cheap and ava…ilable in great quantities so the plumbing products industry changed to it as its standard pipe. Now copper is much more expensive and new materials such as plastics are being used. Copper does not rust or perish easily, making it ideal for use in any climate. Copper is also heat and cold resistant and swells and contracts much less than other materials when its temperature changes. Copper resists damage from minor home fires much better than plastic.
plumbing i would pick copper because you want the metal that could bent ti make pipes and tanks and below hydrogen in the reactivity series so it doesn't rect with water coppe…r is great for this. correct me if i'm wrong
In general, the latest recommendations are to use PEX piping over copper even though copper has been the most popular solution for decades now. With the recent i…ncrease in copper values, the price of the job to do a full copper install can be much higher than PEX. Also, there are a number of thefts occurring where thieves will go into houses that are only occupied a few months out of the year and strip all of the copper plumbing in order to sell it. PEX plumbing has a lower cost, and is easier to install. In addition to all of these benefits it is also quieter, and does not expand and contract with the temperature like metal does.
Answer Current expectations include toilets, bath tubs/showers, kitchen and bathroom sinks, laundry room sink, drain piping for washing machine and …dishwasher, ice maker for the refrigerator, water heater... Then of course you have appliances to consider and storm water piping. Most homes would have two bathrooms.
Insulate cold water lines and fittings as much as possible to help with condensation issue.
no, unless two unions are adjacent to eachother, due to future valve maintenance.
Usually, installing a toilet is simple. You do need to be able to follow the directions, and have the proper tools. You will also need to remove the previous toilet and re…place the wax ring. Problems with turning off the water valve behind the toilet or some other problem may require a plumber.
Because it lasts and is very versatile and can be used for a variety of plumbing applications with amazing results
Copper tubing is used for underground propane service lines but should be installed by a licensed propane company. See www.propane101.com/gasserviceline.htm for a better… explanation.
Answer Your home improvement warehouse store or bathroom contractor should have "flush-up" toilet kits (sewage ejector pump, Qwik Jon is one I have installed. Th…ese are very handy where no sewer is available for standard toilet installation. The kit consists mainly of a tank and pump that will carry waste to the existing sewer lines and misc. parts and installation instructions. You provide the toilet and PVC from tank to sewer. They run about $800-$1000 depending on your needs (toilet only, or toilet, lav, & shower configuration). These require a GFCI outlet nearby so you may need an electrician, the rest is very easy. Good luck. In addition to the installation instructions I would recommend installing a "clean-out" in your PVC, especially if you are pumping a considerable distance, in case a clog develops.
Okay, First things first...Select a roll pan for your vehicle. There are 2 choices you can choose from: A Steel roll pan or a Fiberglass roll pan. In my experience, stee…l is the better choice because it doesn't warp after being manufactured and install goes much smoother. Fiberglass is usually cheaper but you run the risk of it being warped and it might not last as long. Next you will need to take off the tailgate by first disconnecting the tailgate support cables on either side. You can usually half-open the tailgate and one side will be able to slide up and off. (See repair or owners manual for proper removal on your vehicle). Now that the tailgate is off, DISCONNECT all wiring leading to rear bumper for license plate light, tow packages, ect. Next, remove rear bumper via the brackets attached at the frame frame (usually 3 or 4 bolts). This will completely remove your stock bumper. Install: After completing steps above. With tailgate off, set roll pan into desired position making sure everything looks square to sides and bottom. (Note: pulling or pushing of the bed corners is sometimes necessary for proper fit). Using duct tape, attach roll pan and reinstall tailgate to ensure clearance when tailgate is in operation. Adjust roll pan as necessary to obtain proper clearance and desired look. FINALLY bolt roll pan into place using supplied screws or weld* (*steel roll pan only*) if desired. Reinstall tailgate and you are done!
The date at which indoor plumbing was installed in the White House is something of a mystery. In 1831 under Andrew Jackson, running water was put into a lower level room a…nd showers and bathtubs were put in. However, this was not in the living quarters and was used only by men as a rule. There is a legend that Millard Fillmore ordered an upstairs bathtub put in, but H.L. Mencken, noted humorist, said later that he made up the story. Abraham Lincoln was reported as enjoying a bathtub upstairs because he did not have one at home in Springfield.
If it ain't broke don't fix it
Assuming it is 15mm. Buy 2 15mm couplers (compression, push fit, pre-soldered or end feed) and a length of 15mm copper pipe. Chop the copper pipe that needs replacing and conn…ect as necessary. If you need any more help just ask. Ans 2 - If you're not familiar working with copper pipe, then it's much easier to get a length of PEX and two 'Sharkbite' or similar push fittings. This generally gives you more flexibilty and allows coverage over areas of the copper pipe that look faulty ( greenish spots) This will cost about the same but is an easier and more reliable repair for the amateur.
In some parts of the country yes. Most places no. In Los Angeles as long as the work is under $500 a "handyman" can do it. Countertop companies often install the sinks during …a remodel and a plumber will do all the connections. I am not sure why anyone would risk installing a sink or any major plumbing fixture and not use a plumber. The nightmares i have seen and had to fix from handymen boggle my mind.