Flashcards in Plumbing Deck (15)
What is a P trap?
Curved section of a fixture drain that is designed to hold water to prevent sewer gases from getting inside the home
What does DWV mean?
Drain waste vent
What is a wax ring?
Ring that seats on closet flang and seals sewer drain and toilet drain together
What is the difference between PEX and CPVC?
PEX is flexible
CPVC is ridged
What is a pressure regulator?
Valve used to reduce water pressure in house
What is the warranty on a stooped floor drain?
What is the minimum clearances for a water closet rough in? From back wall? Side wall to center?
Back wall: 12 1/2"
Side wall: 15"
What is the stated warranty given to our customers for plumbing?
1 year fixture
2 year system
30 day sewer stop up
What is an access panel? Where might it be used?
Clean out access used in tubs, jacuzzis
For underground plumbing, were are print dimensions pulled from?
Plumbing plans- pulled from back of house
What is a hung sewer?
Sewer that forces gravity up
Are sewer ejector pits located in the prints?
When should you schedule a water meter install?
After ground works
What is a back-flow preventer? Does your area require them?
Allows flow to go in one direction. Yes