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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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