Plumbing - Home Repair and Improvement Author:Time Life Books This book discusses many plumbing projects, including those which usually are considered the provenance of professional plumbers. A section lists and illustrates all the tools needed for work. The diverse topics in this book include: emergency repairs, the thawing of frozen pipes, unclogging of pipes no matter the location of the blockage; repai... more »ring a water boiler, faucet, shower, toilet, etc. There is also a section on home improvements, including the construction of an underground sprinkler system for lawn or garden.
There are many drawings which illustrate the procedures and the plumbing. Some are cutaways. Otherwise, components that are below ground or otherwise obscured by other things are shown in faded color or gray.
The authors give words of encouragement to the novice. They point out that any job, when done for the first time, is difficult. « less
ISBN-13: 9780809473700 ISBN-10: 0809473704 Publication Date: 1989 Edition:Rev. ed Rating: