A selection of educational materials, useful articles and other information that helps to understand the world of plumbing engineering.
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Unscrewing mesh tap heads from mixer taps
A mesh tap head is a spout screw-on nozzle which dissects the water flow into many small ones and "aerates" it, that is, saturates the water with air bubbles, thereby creating a soft uniform jet without splashes. Mesh tap heads get clogged over time and require cleaning or replacement, but before that they must be properly unscrewed without damaging their shiny chrome surfaces. There are several ways to do this, yet the best option is to use a special wrench suitable for mesh tap heads.
Floor shower drains: how to choose, types, features
A plumbing drain is a product designed to divert used water into a drainage channel, which traps any large debris and pollutants in it, and the tightness of the device makes the entire structure resistant to incoming loads. In addition, the drains have the property to contain any unpleasant odors coming from the sewer, visually expand the space of the bathroom due to the small size, make cleaning the shower room much easier due to the self-cleaning valve, which does not require constant cleaning.
Construction work requires a huge amount of time, and if you work at a height and perform roofing work without an assistant, then it can be easily multiplied by two. Descending for self-tappers, screws, slate nails and other metal parts not only takes a lot of time, but also physically difficult, especially when it must be done several dozen times a day.
Grease is widely used for the installation of plastic pipes, reducing friction in the moving mechanisms during the assembly of utility communications. In this article, we will take a closer look at the different types and qualities of silicone greases, as well as areas of their application.
Plumbing gaskets are circular rings, which are used to seal the connections between the various elements of water supply system and sewage, including pipes, fittings, faucets, gates, valves and other components of plumbing equipment, which in one way or another need a reliable seal.
Plumbing paste: why do you need it, a Unipak analogue
Sealing paste is a viscous substance that is used to protect and seal threaded joints in plumbing fixtures. A special compound prevents rotting of the strapping material and, to a large extent, increases the tightness of a threaded joint. Today we're going to take a closer look at several types of plumbing pastes and talk about their properties. Using the product does not require special skills and knowledge, and with the instructions provided in this article, you will be able to quickly perform the high quality installation on your own.
Nasty kitchen sink odors: how to get rid of unpleasant smell
The kitchen is a special place in the apartment, where cleanliness and sterility should always reign. One day coming home or waking up in the morning you can smell the pungent and unpleasant odor coming from the sink and permeating your favorite textiles. This problem requires a quick solution and mechanical methods, special products, as well as simple homemade recipes for elimination will come to the rescue.