What are Plumbing Permits and When Should They be Obtained?

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Month: April 2016

What are Plumbing Permits and When Should They be Obtained?

Posted on April 13, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

Each state will vary depending on their codes and requirements for plumbing permits. Some states require that you obtain certain permits before allowing a licensed plumber to visit and complete the work. If work is completed without the proper permits, or by a licensed plumber, or the property owner themselves, there could be serious repercussions, including being fined and possibly having to have the entire project redone by a licensed professional. A plumbing permit is documentation that proves you have the required materials or knowledge to complete the project or hire a plumbing professional to complete the project. It states ...

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Understanding Your DWV System and How It Operates

Posted on April 8, 2016 by Melbourne Plumber

Plumbing can be a complicated subject for someone who has no prior knowledge of how the plumbing system works. There are more than a few pipes in the system, and a large portion of the system is made up of the DWV system. DWV stands for Drainage, Waste, and Venting. This is what helps the sewage and used water flow out of your home without any issues. If you are experiencing a backup, or an odor coming from your drains, chances are there may be a clog located in the DWV system. In order to understand your entire plumbing system, ...

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