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 most up-to-date products and techniques are covered.
From basic repairs to advanced
renovations, this is the only plumbing reference book a homeowner needs. Includes
expansive coverage of PEX (cross-linked polyethylene), the bendable supply tubing that's
taking over a major portion of the DIY market.
Complete: Expert Advice from Start to Finish (Taunton's Complete) by
Step-by-step guide to the skills,
tools, and materials needed for common plumbing repairs and maintenance projects. Includes
Stanley Pro Tips and pre-start checklists to ensure that every plumbing project is a
success. Hundreds of detailed photos and illustrations.
From fixing leaks and drips to
caulking a tub or shower, to replacing a faucet, you'll discover how to tackle 40 of the
most common plumbing jobs in your home. Easy-to-follow, detailed instructions and hundreds
of photos and illustrations guide you through each task. And, you'll even discover what
surprises to expect and how to prepare for them.