Pipes

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Connecting a Dishwasher Drain Hose

Is it better to run the dishwasher drain into the kitchen sink drain or directly into the waste line? More

Tags: Plumbing, Kitchen, Appliances, Drain Entrapment, Drainage
Lineup of Linear Shower Drains
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Lineup of Linear Shower Drains

An installer's look at a selection of current products More

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Venting a Sewage Ejector Tank

What is the proper way to vent a system that uses a sewage ejector tank? More

Opening Day Quandary
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Opening Day Quandary

For many folks who live out here, showering outdoors is a cherished experience... More

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Proposal to Require Hot Water Pipe Insulation

To curtail wasted water and energy, the NRDC and the UA propose that all hot water piping systems in new buildings be insulated, such as those serving lavatories, showers, dishwashers, and kitchen sinks. More

Q&A: The Best Way to Repair a Hole in a Concrete Slab Before Tiling Over?
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Q&A: The Best Way to Repair a Hole in a Concrete Slab Before Tiling Over?

Michael Byrne, a veteran tile installer and consultant, explains two scenarios:... More

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Cold Snap Brings A Rash Of Fire Sprinkler Freezes And Breaks

December’s hard freeze wreaked havoc with fire sprinkler pipes in parts of the United States. More

Saniswift Gray Water Pumping System
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Saniswift Gray Water Pumping System

A Saniswift gray-water pump makes it easier to add plumbing fixtures to rooms with... More

Ridgid 2-in-1 Close Quarters Autofeed Tubing Cutter
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Ridgid 2-in-1 Close Quarters Autofeed Tubing Cutter

Cutting tubing inside a wall or other tight spot usually requires a midget cutter... More

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