Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing: Expanded 4th Edition - Modern Materials and Current Codes - All New Guide to Working with Gas Pipe

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing: Expanded 4th Edition - Modern Materials and Current Codes - All New Guide to Working with Gas Pipe

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Everything you need to know about plumbing. Everything.

Fresher and more complete than ever, this edition includes new material and revised information and is completely current with the 2006 Universal Plumbing Code. From basic repairs to advanced renovations, this is the only plumbing reference book a homeowner needs. And now, for the first time, Black

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Everything you need to know about plumbing. Everything.

Fresher and more complete than ever, this edition includes new material and revised information and is completely current with the 2006 Universal Plumbing Code. From basic repairs to advanced renovations, this is the only plumbing reference book a homeowner needs. And now, for the first time, Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing includes a comprehensive section on working with gas pipe. No other big book of plumbing for DIYers covers this important subject.

Also new to this 4th edition is expansive coverage of PEX (cross-linked polyethylene), the bendable supply tubing that's taking over a major portion of the DIY market. And with the current popularity of outdoor kitchens, we've expanded our coverage of outdoor plumbing as well. Now, we'll show you every step of the process to supply and drain an outdoor sink.

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Library Journal

Every collection needs good, basic books on home plumbing. This new edition of a standard title covers modern materials and codes and offers a new section on gas pipes but otherwise contains the same text and same illustrations as previous editions. In addition, the book lacks an overview of municipal water systems. Though it covers familiar territory, it does so quite well. The illustrations are clear and nicely placed, and the text as a whole compares favorably with other plumbing guides, such as Merle Henkenius's The Ultimate Guide to Plumbing. However, if you have the 2005 edition, keep it and don't buy the new edition-there's not enough to justify purchase. Recommended where needed. (Appendix on codes and index not seen.)


—Karen Ellis

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589233782
Publisher:
Cool Springs Press
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Series:
Black & Decker Complete Guide Series
Edition description:
Expanded
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)

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