Despite all the problems it can cause, a house's plumbing system works fairly simply. Hot and cold water come into the house under pressure through pipes and flow out of fixtures. Waste water and sewer gases exit through... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Some good examples of residential plumbing layout include the ones posted on and Both of these websites lets builders view the examples at no cost, as of 2016. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

A simple web search can return results for in-ground pool schematics. is one of many websites that supply diagrams for plumbing in-ground pools and spas. More »

To fix plumbing problems cause by air in the pipes, flush the system to clear out any air. Locate the household water supply valve, and turn it off. Find the lowest shutoff valve or faucet in the building, and connect a ... More »

Common plumbing services include repairing leaky pipes, running toilets, clogged drains and problems with low water pressure. Another common plumbing service is repairing a dripping faucet. While some plumbing problems c... More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

Common bathroom plumbing problems include blocked traps, clogged sinks and stopped up toilets. Weak water pressure emitting from the shower head is also a common bathroom plumbing problem. More » Home & Garden Home Maintenance Plumbing

When a water pump runs continuously, first shut off electrical power to the pump, and then check if the plumbing system still has pressure by opening a nearby water faucet. If the system still has pressure and won't turn... More »