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Trap (plumbing)

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In plumbing, a trap is a U-, S-, or J-shaped pipe located below or within a plumbing fixture. An S-shaped trap is also known as the S-bend invented by Alexander ...

Drain Trap What Is The Purpose Of A Drain Trap - Plumbing - About ...

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A drain trap may seem like a strange name for a plumbing part unless you know its function. A plumbing trap is designed to constantly hold some water, and that ...

Purposeful Plumbing: What is a P-trap? – - - W. L. Gary

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Have you ever gone to organize your stuff under your sink and found that silly U- shaped pipe sitting right in your way? Well that pipe is called a P-trap and it's ...

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May 1, 2016 ... Watch the full episode: http://www.thisoldhouse.com/toh/tv/ask-toh/video/0,, 21002944,00.html Ask This Old House plumbing and heating expert ...
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Sep 3, 2010 ... ... you the idea and what made you create these how to plumbing videos? ... Kitchen Sink Faucet Garbage Disposal, P-trap and Drain and bath ...

What is a Plumbing Trap? (with pictures) - wiseGEEK

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Sep 7, 2016 ... A plumbing trap is a curved pipe found under a plumbing fixture. Plumbing traps play two essential roles: they stop odors from...

The Basics on Drains, Traps and Vents | DIY Plumbing Repair and ...

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DIY Network explains the different types of drains, traps and vents, and how they work in ... Most homes utilize the same basic principles for plumbing and drain ...

How to Use S-Traps or P-Traps in Plumbing | Home Guides | SF Gate

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S-traps were as common as P-traps in the early 20th century, but the plumbing code now prohibits the use of S-traps because water can be siphoned from a trap  ...

A Primer on "S" Traps Structure Tech Home Inspections

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Jun 5, 2012 ... A common plumbing defect found in many older houses is an "S" trap. An "S" trap is named so because it looks like an "S" on its side - it ...

Plumbing Vents, Why Houses Need Them (forget the soda bottle ...

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Jan 29, 2013 ... Plumbing vents prevent traps from being siphoned. The common, improper analogy is to talk about dumping a soda bottle upside down.

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All About Plumbing Traps - The Plumbing Info

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Plumbers always talk about them, it seems grease traps, p-traps, s-traps, drum traps etc. come up in most plumbing repairs right? How many times has a ...

What is the purpose of a P-trap? - Ace Plumbing, Heating & Air ...

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It traps debris that has drained from the sink and prevents it from forming a clog deep within the plumbing system, and to stops sewer gases from passing into the  ...

Trap (plumbing) - definition of Trap (plumbing) by The Free Dictionary

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(Building) a U-shaped bend in a pipe or drain that traps water in the lower part of the U and prevents the escape of noxious fumes or vapours; trap.