The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide
By Woodson, R. Dodge

Apply New Time- and Money-Saving Solutions to Residential and Commercial Plumbing Problems

Now updated with the latest plumbing methods, the Second Edition of The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide shows you how to solve many residential and commercial plumbing problems. From servicing toilets, sinks, and showers to repairing specialty fixtures, this hands-on resource uses numerous photographs, line drawings, and charts to illustrate the easiest, most effective troubleshooting techniques-presenting details on new equipment, materials, and working procedures.

Filled with tip boxes, bullet lists, and handy tables to clarify all methods, The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide features:

  • Solutions to all common residential and commercial plumbing problems
  • New to this edition: cutting-edge coverage of sensor flushing devices and water conservation; handicap specifications, materials, and applications; pressure-balanced and temperature-balanced valves; faucets, valves, and tub wastes; the latest spas and whirlpools; hands-free sensor faucet materials and methods; new ADA rules

Make Quick Work of Everyday Plumbing Problems

• Understanding the Art of Troubleshooting • How Effective Troubleshooting Saves Time and Money • Toilets • Sinks and Lavs • Bathtubs • Showers • Spas and Whirlpools • Bidets • Urinals • Faucets and Valves • Plumbing Appliances • Wastewater Pumps • Specialty Fixtures • Septic Tank Systems • Drainage and Vent Systems [inside cover:] About the Author R. Dodge Woodson is a master plumber and master gasfitter with more than 30 years of experience in the plumbing business. He has owned and operated plumbing and construction companies in Virginia and Maine, and also has served as adjunct faculty at Central Maine Technical College, where he taught code and apprenticeship classes. Mr. Woodson is the author of many bestselling McGraw-Hill titles, including the 2006 International Plumbing Codes Handbook, Plumber's Licensing Study Guide, and National Plumbing Codes Handbook.


DOI: 10.1036/007071777X

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Author Biography

R. Dodge Woodson (Fort Fairfield, ME) has over 20 years' experience as a home builder, contractor, master plumber, and real estate broker. He is the author of many McGraw-Hill books, including Be A Successful Building Contractor 2/e, and National Plumbing Codes Handbook 2/e.


The Plumber's Troubleshooting Guide
Author(s): Woodson, R. Dodge
ISBN: 007071777X
DOI: 10.1036/007071777X

Format: paperback, 385 pages.
Pub date: 1 Jun 1994
Copyright: 1994
$44.95 US
Product Line: McGraw-Hill Professional

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