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What is Involved in Kitchen Plumbing?
One of the most sought after service of all time would be the plumbing service. From procedures of laying out the piping, to installing hot water systems, plumbers can in fact choose to specialize in different fields. Some tasks that are being carried out by plumbers would be clean water supply systems, gas systems, drainage systems and kitchen plumbing systems. There actually are various aspects in kitchen plumbing systems which should be there for the kitchen to function efficiently.
Our kitchen is fitted with pipes that will supply clean water and other pipes that will be the one to get rid of the waste water. There also are other pipes of which supplies gas to the kitchen and gas valves are mostly being installed on the floor or on the wall. The cold and hot water valves are placed most often under sinks. From the supply valves, the supply tubes then will be connected to the faucet.
The saddle valves could be attached to cold water valves for it to provide added water connections that will supply water to your water filter. The added connections could be made from plastic tubes or copper. Gas valves are usually found under appliances that uses gas and you could then shut it off if the gas is not used for safety purposes.
Pipes that are placed under kitchen sinks are usually curved and also known to as P-traps. The compression fittings will connect the curved pipes to the drainage pipe of the sink and then you could sometimes unscrew the fittings without the use of any tool. In case you are planning to replace kitchen sink pipes, the plumber should carefully take the measurements of the pipes so that new pipes can be cut just right.
Water valves also are turned off in order to cut off the supply of water when the repair work is still undergoing. P-trap connections also are unscrewed from the tailpieces of the sink through hand or through the use of pliers. Traps likewise are removed from the connections and that the drain tailpieces are going to be removed. The new tailpieces are screwed in and then new pipes are cut and fixed into place with the compression fittings through hand.
In order to keep your kitchen plumbing efficiently working, there are some things that you can in fact do. The first thing is that you must make sure that you will not pour grease and fatty substances into your kitchen sink. Make sure to also avoid throwing any leftover foods that are grind and throw them in the garbage disposal instead.