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abs vs pvc pipe

ABS vs PVC Pipe – Pros and Cons

ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) and PVC (polyvinyl chloride) are both plastics used as drain pipes, waste lines, and vent pipes ...
thread anatomy

Thread Types – Bolts, Pipes, Hoses and More

When purchasing a threaded pipe, hose or a bolt/screw of any sort, the many thread types can be overwhelming. Here's ...
plain steel bolts

What is Zinc Plated and Galvanized Steel?

Zinc plated steel is plain steel that is coated with a very thin layer of zinc by using electricity. It's ...
toilet rough in distance and clearances

Toilet Rough In Distance and Clearances

In general, the toilet rough-in distance is 12" from the center of the toilet flange to the back wall for ...
15A circuit breaker spec sheet

What are the Max Watts on a 15/20 Amp Circuit?

What are the max watts on a 15 amp circuit or 20 amp circuit before the breaker will trip? Let's ...