Interesting History of Modern Plumbing

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Interesting History of Modern Plumbing

Posted on July 31, 2018 by Melbourne Plumber

Usually we include helpful tips and tricks to help our readers repair plumbing problems. Or we will warn about the pitfalls of certain behaviors that can cause problem plumbing. Today, we are changing it up a little. We will be writing a brief article about the history of modern plumbing. We hope that you find it interesting. #1 - The Origins of the Word Plumber The word can be traced back to our friends the Romans. They took it from the Latin “plumbum”, which meant lead. Piping was made with lead back then and Romans who worked with lead were called “Plumbarius”. ...

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