Can you identify which of these is NOT a plumbing fixture?
Why is a drain trap necessary?
It traps food particles in your dishwasher
It prevents debris from clogging your drain
It keeps unwanted sewer gas from seeping into your home
It helps your septic tank function
What does a ball float do?
It keeps your water heater from getting too hot
It helps your garbage disposal run smoothly
It prevents your washing machine from overflowing
It prompts water to stop after you flush a toilet
What’s the ideal temperature for a hot water heater?
How do you test a sump pump?
Call a plumber
Flush something hard
Pour water into it
How many times per year should you flush a hot water tank?
What does a high loop do?
Holds up a sink hose
Operates a sink-sprayer
Connect a garbage disposal to a sink
Prevents dirty water from being pulled back into a dishwasher
If you want to stop the flow of water to your washing machine, what tool should you use?
When is the best time to use a chrome drain trap?
When it’s visible
If you don’t like copper pipes
When it matches your bathroom fixtures
How can you extend the life of your hot water heater?
Replace a corroded heating element
Relight the pilot light
Replace its pipes
Get a new tank
What is the typical diameter of water pipes in your home?
What does a drain stick do?
Clears hair and debris from shower drains
Temporarily stops a bathtub from draining
Makes a drain hold onto water
What’s the best type of sealant for bathtubs and toilets?
How do you prevent a sink-sprayer from getting stuck?
Change the hose size
Add something greasy to keep it from sticking
Get a new one
Cover shutoff valves with insulation
How do you know if a shut off valve has a ceramic disc?
It’s a different color
It breaks easily
It moves a quarter turn
On what side of the faucet would you find the cold water?
How would you recommend getting your child’s toys out of the toilet?
Using your bare hand
Using a stick
As a rule of thumb, how often do plumbers recommend pumping out your septic tank?
Whenever you notice a backup
It depends on how you use it
What does a vent stack do?
Looks nice on your roof
Releases fumes from your plumbing system
Connects to your chimney
GPM is a common plumbing acronym. What does it stand for?
Great Pipe Maintenance
Good Plumbing Manners
Goals Per Month
Gallons Per Minute
Why would you want to install a faucet aerator?
It reduces splashing
It makes water taste better
It conserves water
It makes water heat up faster
How do you know you have a problem with your septic tank?
Sinks and showers drain slowly
All of the above
Standing water around your drainfield
Bad odors surround your tank
What does a plumber use a propane torch for?
Soldering copper pipes
Burning leftover materials
Staying warm during winter
Thawing frozen pipes
What does a closet flange do?
Connects the toilet drain to a drain pipe
Fits a pipe in your closet
Connects a pipe to your water heater
Sits under your sink
What is the main benefit of a tankless water heater?
It last longer than a traditional water heater
It only heats water when you need it
What can a wax ring accomplish?
It helps a garbage disposal work
It seals in bacteria from sewage
It connect to a hot water heater
It helps secure pipes
What is another name for cross-linked polyethylene, a cheap alternative to copper piping?
What happens when you “sweat a pipe”?
You use soldering to join copper pipes together
You run cold water through pipes, causing condensation to build
You work so hard on your project that you sweat all over your pipes
You run water through the pipes to ensure there are no leaks
What is the purpose of a pipe reducer?
It cuts pipes in half
It makes pipes smaller
It lessens the amount of water that moves through a pipe
It connects two pipes of different diameters
From what part of your home does your hot water line run?
Stay away from plumbing
With your knowledge of plumbing and tools, it's best to stay away from the bathroom. Otherwise, no one can avoid trouble. In the event of a breakdown, you prefer to contact professionals, as you do not want to understand everything yourself Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!
Minor issues only
You definitely have some knowledge about plumbing and tools, but they won't help fix a serious problem. You can handle small breakdowns, but in other cases, it is better to contact the professionals. Otherwise, the trouble can not be avoided Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!
You have so much knowledge about plumbing and tools that you can handle any problem on your own. Whether it's something minor or a real disaster, you know what to do. Therefore, you are not afraid of any breakdowns in the bathroom. Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!