Draw Plumbing Plans
Draw Plumbing Plans Using Years of Experience
You have to draw plumbing plans if you want your plumbing system to go in with no surprises. I've been a master plumber for almost forty years now and know how invaluable a great set of plans is to have on the job site.
I can draw plumbing plans for your new home or remodel. I love making drawings like you see above for an entire house! Watch this video that shows all you get with my Draw Plumbing Plans package:
Pipe Sizes for Plumbing Plans
It's important to realize pipe sizes must be correct to avoid clogs. Certain fixtures require minimum pipe sizes.
As an illustration, showers need to have a 2-inch drain pipe.
Residential toilets require a minimum 3-inch drain pipe.
Fixture Units Add Up
Another key point is that plumbing drain pipes can only handle so much water flow.
Engineering studies determined many years ago the average amount of water discharged in X seconds by common plumbing fixtures.
These common fixtures in a house are:
- kitchen sinks
- vanity sinks
- shower stalls
- washing machines
- floor drains
The first thing to remember as you draw plumbing plans is to keep track of the fixture units so you know when to upsize to the next larger drain line.
Lots Of Hidden Vent Lines
Watch the following video I shot in the winter of 2015 in central New Hampshire. Pay close attention to the pipe sizes and the direction of some of the fittings.