Plumbing services are considered to be one of the most sought after services of all time. From the case of laying out the piping, to the installation of hot water systems in a building, plumbers can choose to specialize on various fields. Some of the tasks that are being carried out by plumbers would be clean water supply systems, kitchen plumbing systems, gas systems and drainage systems. There actually are various aspects in kitchen plumbing systems which should be there for the kitchen to function efficiently.
Our kitchen is actually being fitted with pipes that will supply clean water and there are also other pipes that gets rid of the waste water. There also are other pipes that supplies gas to the kitchen and the gas valve is usually installed on the floor or on the wall. The cold and hot water valves are placed most often under sinks. From the valves that provides supply, the supply tubes will then be connected to the faucet.
Saddle valves can be attached to the cold water valves so that it could provide added water connections of which will supply water to water filters. The added connections could be made from plastic tubes or copper. The gas valves are mostly found under appliances which uses gas and you also could shut this off when the gas is not being used for the purpose of safety.
Pipes that are actually placed under the kitchen sink usually are curved and also are known as P-traps. Compression fittings are going to connect the curved pipes to the drainage pipe of the sink and you can in fact sometimes unscrew the fittings without the aid of any tool. If you are ever going to replace kitchen sink pipes, the plumber needs to carefully take the measurements of the pipes for the new pipes to be cut just right.
Water valves likewise are turned off to cut off the supply of water if repair work is still ongoing. The P-trap connections also are unscrewed from the tailpieces of the sink either through the use of your hand or through using pliers. The traps also are removed from the connections and the drain tailpieces also are going to be removed. The new tailpieces are screwed in and then new pipes are cut and fixed into place with the compression fittings through hand.
For you to keep your kitchen plumbing working efficiently, there actually are some things which you could do. The first thing is that you must make sure that you will not pour grease and fatty substances into your kitchen sink. You need to also avoid throwing leftover foods which are hard to grind and just throw them in the garbage disposal.