Plumbing For A New House
Installing the plumbing for a modern new house is a much faster process then and previous times. Ironically and some ways the plumbing work is significantly more complex as well, but modern plumbing tools and equipment and materials simplify and speed up the work considerably.
The plumber needs to be involved at three separate stages during the house building process. The first stage is when the concrete foundations are being laid, and the plumbers Hamilton will need to install all the waste pipes in the flooring before the concrete is poured, and will also need to install the lead-in piping from the water main as well as the sewer line out to the main sewer.
The waste outlets and piping need to be installed very accurately in the concrete floor, because once the concrete has been poured the piping cannot be moved. The lead in water piping from the street main will be plastic, as well the sewer pipe out to the sewer main. The sewer pipe will need to be installed accurately with a constant slope, and glued and fixed securely so that there is no chance of any leakage for ingress of roots etc.
The second stage for the plumbing is after the floor has been poured and the frame and roof trusses erected and fixed. This is the stage when all the plastic piping is installed in the walls and the ceiling space to feed the bathrooms, the kitchen, the hot water cylinder and any outside taps. This is generally a quick job for an experienced plumber, as they were all moved through the house quickly drilling holes in the wall studs and pulling in the piping from rolls of plastic pipes. The installed piping will be left coiled on the floor.
The third stage for plumbing is after the wall linings and ceilings have been installed, all the painting has been completed and all the kitchen and bathroom fittings are ready to be installed. The plumber will be connecting all the tapware up to the pipes, and making certain that the hot pipe is properly insulated. A vital aspect of this stage is to make sure that all the joints and connections are fully pressure tested for leaks. The modern plumber is lucky in this regard, is connection techniques a fast and very effective. The quick clamp for plastic piping and the standard screw fittings for all tapware make this work straightforward and safe. At this point the plumber will need all his or her work to be inspected by a registered plumbing inspector.
Each of the three stages are pretty quick for the plumber, end of competent plumber may spend only one day on each stage.