Drain Systems

Drain Systems

This collection houses different tasks relating to sanitary drainage and sanitary drain connections. For more information about drains, connections, or other sanitary drainage best practices visit www.nextechacademy.com

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Drain Systems
  • Sewage Pumps

    Sewage pumps or sanitary waste pumps remove wastewater from areas that can't be served with traditional gravity waste systems. This video shares the fundamentals of installation and operation for these types of pumps.

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  • Cleaning Kitchen and Sink Drains

    Slow and clogged sink drains are a common service request for plumbing technicians. Learn how to clean kitchen and lavatory sink drains in this video.
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  • Cleaning Shower and Tub Lines

    A common clog in shower and tub lines is hair and soap build-up. Find out how to clean these secondary lines in this video.

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  • Cleaning Main Lines

    Mainline stoppages are a common occurrence in older homes. Find out how those stoppages are cleared in this video.

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  • Dishwasher Replacement

    Dishwashers are a modern convenience in homes today that often require a plumber to install. In this video, we share best practices for the installation of a dishwasher in a typical residential setting.

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  • Basket Strainer Replacement

    This video walks you through the sink related task of replacing a basket strainer.

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  • Replacing Closet Bolts

    Closet bolts secure the toilet to the drain system and keep the toilet from moving or wobbling on the floor. In some cases, these must be tightened or replaced. In this video, we show what's involved to replace these fasteners.

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  • Pedestal Sink Installation

    This video covers the fundamentals of installing a pedestal sink and the considerations you and homeowner will want to think through before installation.

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  • Cutting Copper

    This video shows you the proper way to cut copper tubing so that the pipe can easily fit into fittings.

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  • The Art of Solvent Welding

    Joining PVC is more involved than you may think. This video shows you the proper way to create a proper connection.

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  • Sawzall Tactics

    Sawzalls are a common tool used by plumbers. In this video, we share tips and tricks so that this power tool can be used effectively.

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  • Advanced PVC Strategies and Tactics

    This video shows you how to repair and replace PVC pipe and fittings and shares tips and tricks from the pros.

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  • Replace A Garbage Disposal

    Garbage disposals are modern-day appliances that get a lot of use. Eventually, they must be replaced. This video outlines that process with some helpful tips and tricks.

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  • How To Pull and Reset A Toilet

    This video outlines the process of pulling and resetting a residential toilet for wax ring replacement or for mainline access for drain cleaning.

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  • Storm Water Pumps

    Stormwater pumps keep rainwater and other water collected outside of the house from entering it and it also prevents houses from flooding.

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  • Under-Sink Piping

    Undersink piping is different than the pipes found in the walls of the home. In this video, we share the best practices for the installation and maintenance of tubular piping for sanitary drains serving fixtures found in the home.

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