Avoiding Common Plumbing Mistakes

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Incorrect Pipe Sloping

Not Installing Water Hammer Arresters

Reusing Flexible Hoses

Using Lead Solder on Potable Water Systems

Not Deburring Pipes

Improper Cleaning of Pipes and Fittings

Not Isolating Exterior Hydrants in Winter

Incorrect Pipe Hanging

Incorrect Application of Pipe Dope and Teflon Tape

Stripping or Cross Threading Pipes and Fittings

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