Plumbing is something most of us take for granted. The pipe system within most modern homes operates at such low stress levels that many people can go their entire lives without needing a plumber.
Asbestos is a subject that for a long time was considered the ideal insulation. For protecting people from injury caused by brushing against hot pipes and to prevent energy loss from these same pipes, insulation is necessary.
One of the things that we have developed to make plumbing repairs easier is rescue tape. As a concept, it is brilliant.
We handymen take pride in being able to deal with situations ourselves. When something goes wrong in the house, we make a beeline for our toolboxes instead of calling someone to help us out.
What is the difference between a sewer and a drain? Why are they separate? Will this change? For something that is present in every modern household, there is an amazing lack of knowledge concerning sewers and drains. Below, we will attempt to answer some questions and explore what changes the future will likely bring to these basic plumbing elements.
"Why hire a plumber? It is just a racket to bilk ignorant people out of money. If you could teach a monkey that water flows downhill and leaks are bad, that monkey could be a plumber."