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plumbing system - The Visual Dictionary

Plumbing Systems in a Home

In a house, there are four plumbing systems enabling water to circulate: hot and cold water distribution, pipe ventilation and wastewater evacuation.

bathroom - The Visual Dictionary

The Bathroom and Restroom Areas

Room designed for personal hygiene; it is equipped with running water and sanitary fixtures. There are many sections of plumbing to a bathroom including sinks, toilets, tubs, and pipes.

toilet - The Visual Dictionary

The Toilet and Commode

Toilet and Commodes-Sanitary fixture for disposing of bodily waste; it comprises a toilet bowl and a tank. Toilets can range in types, but they do have the same basic layout.

stem faucet - The Visual Dictionary

Stem Faucet

Device stopping or starting the flow of hot or cold water, as well as regulating its flow rate. These types of faucets can be located in different areas.

electric water-heater tank - The Visual Dictionary

Electric Hot Water Heater Tank

An electrical hot water heater heats water and provides hot water to the dwelling.

electric water-heater tank - The Visual Dictionary

Electric Hot Water Heater Internal Parts

The inside of a hot water heater has many parts that move the flow and heat water for output to the dwelling.

gas water-heater tank - The Visual Dictionary

Gas Hot Water Heater

Gas water heaters works with gas that is connected to the heater through a gas line. These types of heaters have a pilot light which causes a burn to light when hot water is needed.

gas water-heater tank - The Visual Dictionary

Internal Parts of a Gas Hot Water Heater

The inside of a hot water heater has many parts that move the flow and heat water for output to the dwelling.

cartridge faucet - The Visual Dictionary

Parts of a Cartridge Faucet

Type of faucet fitted with a perforated cartridge that regulates both the flow of water and its temperature. Usually these have a handle and can be turned to change water temperature.

disc faucet - The Visual Dictionary

Parts of a Disc Faucet

Type of faucet fitted with two perforated discs that regulate the water’s flow and its temperature.

ball-type faucet - The Visual Dictionary

Parts of a Ball Faucet

Type of faucet fitted with a perforated ball that regulates both the flow of water and its temperature.

garbage disposal sink - The Visual Dictionary

Garbage Disposal and Sink

Appliance used in a kitchen, sometimes with two basins, that is fed by water and equipped with a drain and a garbage disposal unit.

dishwasher - The Visual Dictionary

Parts of a Dishwasher

Appliance designed to automatically wash and dry dishes.

washer - The Visual Dictionary

Washer

Household appliance that washes clothes automatically.