Proper Use Of Plumbing Tools

Proper Use Of Plumbing Tools

Refresh your memory on tool usage best-practices.

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Proper Use Of Plumbing Tools
  • Temporary Water Line Repairs

    Temporary repairs are often the last resort and when the problem is an active water line leak, damages can grow by the second. In this video, we share some simple tricks to control the leak and limit the damages if turning off the water is not an option.

  • 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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  • Troubleshooting Electric Water Heaters

    Electric water heaters are the simplest water heaters to diagnose. Join us as we go through the troubleshooting process on electric water heaters.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Broken Nipples and How to Deal with Them

    Threaded nipples are used throughout plumbing systems. Normal wear over time can weaken them. This video shows you how to replace them.

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  • The Art of Caulking

    This video shows you how to properly apply caulk, so that your installations look professional and are leak-free.

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  • Torch Basics

    Torches are used by plumbers to connect pipes and fittings. This video teaches you how to use a torch safely.

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  • Advanced Sweating Tactics: Running Water

    Working with water systems can be challenging. This video shows you alternative methods and tactics to solder wet lines or lines with running water.

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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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  • Pipe Wrench Protocol

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

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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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  • 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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  • How to Properly Auger and Test a Toilet

    A toilet not flushing service request is a common plumbing call. This video shows you how to use a closet auger to remove such a blockage.

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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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  • Proper Use Of A Manometer

    A manometer is a pressure measuring tool that is commonly used by plumbers to test low-pressure fuel gas lines.

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