New Home Plumbing

Get Plumbing Advice For New Home Construction

New home, new environment, new beginning. Home is where you and your family are safe, comfortable, and happy. Most people spend a great deal of time and put considerable attention into the process of building their home. New home plumbing is a major factor in creating a sustainable and pleasant home lifestyle.

However, both homeowners and home builder construction contractors often forget about the more technical issues involved in home construction. For example, your new plumbing system may not get all the consideration necessary to ensure a proper installation. Here are some points to consider when building a new home:

New Home Plumbing Guidelines

This article will give you solid advice with a variety of information, however, if you wish to go directly to an expert, do not hesitate to contact us at Henco Plumbing Services 360-773-8039 or contact us by email. We offer our professional services throughout the area of Vancouver, WA and we have lots of experience with new home construction.

The following information, from Brooks Plumbing Company discusses the advantages of using a professional plumbing contractor
As obvious as it may seem, plumbing is a complicated process and you would never want to just handle it to somebody else who “knows” how to do it.

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE A PROFESSIONAL PLUMBER?

We’re here to tell you how important it is to hire a licensed and insured – and experienced! – plumber when you need this type of work in your home. Although hiring a handyman may make it seem like you’re saving some money initially, in the end hiring the wrong team for the work can cost you a lot more.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE LICENSED?

In the state of Washington, you must have a set amount of experience in order to qualify for what’s called a journey level or specialty plumber certificate, which at the lowest level allows a professional plumber to install, maintain, and repair the plumbing in single family dwellings, duplexes, and apartment buildings under three stories tall.
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This article explains the importance of experts for major plumbing projects. Professional plumbers know exactly what to do and to not do. An experienced licensed plumbing contractor, like Henco Plumbing Services, LLC, can even help you into giving insights and information about plumbing. We are always available to answer our customer’s questions and help educate you u to the world of plumbing and how plumbing installations actually works.

Here’s more information about plumbing and plumbing terms from Boeing Plumbing. Knowing some of the terms used in plumbing contracting can be very helpful when choosing a plumbing contractor.

This article walks you through understanding the terms and definitions of plumbing and the equipment used in plumbing installations
These are some of the list of the terminology that is explained in the article:

  • Pressure Relief Valve
  • Basket Strainer
  • UPVC
  • Flux
  • Back flow Prevention

The terms are definitions are indeed somewhat alien-like language especially for those who know nothing about plumbing.

GET EDUCATED ON PLUMBING TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

So you’ve heard mechanics, construction workers, architects, and plumbers throw around terms that sound like a foreign language, and it’s made you feel slightly inadequate. (We’ve all been there so don’t feel alone).

We’re here to educate you on the finer terms and definitions used in the world of plumbing. You may wonder why you need to know these things; but it will come in handy when your drainage system crumbles, or your mains explodes and your home gets soaked, and you’re left scratching your wet head. So, we’ll keep it simple because plumbing can get quite complicated and detailed. Here are a few terms to give you a better understanding of the important water system that keeps your household running.

PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE
This is a safety valve that limits the pressure and temperate inside a vessel (such as the geyser) or water pipe. The water pressure and temperature can be really high, so the relief valve allows water to be released at an atmospheric setting, while the temperature can be adjusted according to the owner’s preference. This is the part that prevents the water in your tap bursting forth and peeling the enamel off your bath, and it prevents you from a serious scalding.

GREY WATER
Also known as recycled water, this is basically water that has been treated by removing all impurities and solids. Largely used for irrigation, flushing toilets, sustainable landscaping and sometimes for drinking, reclaimed water is required to meet a wide range of commercial and industrial regulations before it can be used for these purposes.

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Is That Really Your Property?

The following information is really important, but often overlooked. Before conducting any plumbing work for your home, make sure that the property you are working on is actually yours and not somebody else’s. Jim Dandy Sewer and Plumbing blog has full explanations about the importance of property lines.

The Importance Of Knowing Where Your Property Lines Are

When you look at your house do you know what is yours and what is not? When it comes to property lines, most people do not actually know where their lines start and end. However, knowledge of this is extremely beneficial to any homeowner.

Not knowing the precise dimensions of your most valuable asset can lead to a variety of problems. Sometimes people tend to get surprised by how much of their land is owned by the state, especially in subdivisions. If you are selling a home, you do not want any unexpected surprises to come up when you discover that the size of the land you have been pitching to your potential buyers is off by several feet.

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By now you might be getting the impression that the plumbing installed in your home is actually quite complex and you’d be right. Henco Plumbing Services is one of the few plumbing contractors in the Vancouver WA area that specializes in full home plumbing pipe installations. We work with both home construction contractors, home builders, and home owners who need the complete plumbing pipe servicing.

If you are a home builder construction company or a homeowner building a new home – Remember, when you need a plumbing contractor for big or small jobs, contact Henco Plumbing Services, LLC, at 360-773-8039 to schedule a free consultation and estimate for your plumbing project.

Source: Residential Plumbing

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