Plumbing Videos

Plumbing Videos

Need a quick refresh on an important task before performing it in a customer's home? We've got your back! Our videos break down complex tasks into actionable steps. You can see how a plumbing task should be completed before trying it on your own.

Our plumbing videos come from the NexTech Academy plumbing curriculum--flexible online training that helps turn regular people into superheroes of the trades. Curious about the program? Check out https://www.nextechacademy.com/vocational-training-programs/plumbing-program/

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Plumbing Videos
  • Flushometers; An In-Depth Look

    Flushometer valves are commonly found in commercial settings, however, they can be found in residential applications. Learn how these devices work, and how they most commonly fail.

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  • Flood Prevention Strategies

    Discover the products and techniques on the market that help protect valuables from drain line back-ups.

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  • Well Systems Overview and Troubleshooting

    Private water wells are commonly used in rural areas where city water is not present. In this video we introduce the major components of well systems and how to troubleshoot them if problems arise.

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  • RPZ Service and Maintenance

    Reduced Pressure Zone devices offer the highest level of water system protection. Learn how these devices work and how they can be maintained.

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  • Common Backflow Devices and Strategies

    Clean and safe water is important for everyone's health. In this video, we'll learn about the common devices used in the plumbing industry to protect our most valuable resource.

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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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  • Type and Proper Usage of Drill Bits

    Drill bits come in a variety of sizes and types based on the task at hand. Join us as we explore the variety of bits available to make your job easier.

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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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  • Electric Water Heater Replacement

    This video covers the process and steps to replace an electric water heater.

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  • Pressure Assist Cartridge Replacement

    This video showcases how to replace a pressure assist cartridge on a toilet.

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  • Replace Tank Bolts

    Tank bolts secure the tank to the bowl of the toilet. Over time the seals can become compromised and must be replaced. This video shows what is involved to make that happen.

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  • Gas Valve Output Pressure Testing

    The gas control valve is the heart of the water heater and a faulty valve can cause problems. Testing can show if the valve is doing what it should to provide adequate pressure for the burner assembly to work properly.

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  • Lifting Fundamentals

    Life as a plumber increases your risk for back injury. Learn how to carry heavy objects safely.

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  • Hello Dolly

    This video will help you understand how to use a dolly safely while moving large and heavy pieces of equipment.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Water Heater Gas Line Static Pressure Test

    Gas supply pressure is important for water heaters to work properly. A simple test can verify that adequate delivery pressure is present so that further troubleshooting steps can be taken.

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  • Pipe Wrench Protocol

    This video shows you the proper and safe way to use a pipe wrench.

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  • Pipe Die Service and Maintenance

    This video illustrates ways to service and maintain pipe threading equipment.

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  • Remove and Replace A Toilet Seat

    Toilet seats can crack over time and long use. There are many options to customers such as heated, bidet, cushioned, or elongated.

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  • Cast Iron Cutting

    This video shows you the proper ways to cut cast iron. That way, access and work area are NOT an issue or concern.

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  • The Art of Threading

    Threaded connections are one of the oldest styles of pipe joining methods still used today. This video shares the best practices of threading pipe.

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