Plumbing of independent choice

Plumbing of independent choice

December 31, 2020 Off By Junalene Sumbalan

Plumbing is any system that conveys fluids for a wide range of applications. Plumbing uses pipes, valves, plumbing fixtures, tanks, and other apparatuses to convey fluids. Plumbing originated during ancient civilizations, as they developed public baths and needed to provide potable water and wastewater removal for larger numbers of people.

To create comfort in a house or apartment, you need to select and install high-quality plumbing. Many people, when replacing old plumbing fixtures, give preference to foreign manufacturers, but one should not forget that it is often found fake, only a professional can distinguish it. In addition, imported sanitary ware may not fit in small bathrooms and toilets. 

With a careful choice, you can purchase good quality domestic sanitary ware of economy class. When choosing to plumb, you need to decide on the size, shape, and color. When choosing a color, it is recommended to pay attention to the year of the issue, since the shades may change in different years.

The question often arises of what to install a shower or a regular bath. When installing a shower cabin, you need to know that if you want to change it to a bathtub, there may be technical problems.

Plumbing for showers and baths

Bathtubs are cast iron, metal (steel), and more modern acrylic or quartz, which have a higher impact strength than acrylic. Cast iron bathtubs do not lose their popularity among buyers. First of all, such bathtubs are characterized by durability; with proper care of the enamel covering cast iron, it can last up to 30 years. In addition, due to the ability of cast iron to maintain the temperature for a long time, such baths save hot water consumption. They can be different in shape.

Steel baths are much lighter than cast iron ones and are cheaper. Such bathtubs are covered from the inside with high-quality enamel with anti-corrosion properties. Enamel can be of various colors and shades, which allows you to create an original design for a small bathroom. They are easier to clean.

Acrylic bathtubs are becoming more and more popular nowadays. The main property of acrylic is plasticity.

These bathtubs come in all shapes and sizes and are designed for just as many things. This is a very light material, here it is important to be extremely careful not only during transportation and installation but also during operation. One hit and the bath is disfigured. However, with normal handling, they will last a very long time. In case of damage to such a bath, you can apply special spray paint.

Baths began to be produced not so long ago. The durability of baths is higher than that of acrylic ones, but the price is much higher.

Showers vary in size, shape, material, function, and cost. When choosing a shower cabin, you need to study the range of specialized stores and choose the right option for yourself.

Toilet bowl and bathroom

The toilet is a standard plumbing fixture. In the modern world, a huge number of different types are produced, they differ in size, schemes for connecting the set and drain to the water supply, shape, and materials of manufacture. 

First of all, you need to select the toilet in accordance with the size of the place where it is to be installed. The following parameters to be guided by when choosing: simplicity, ease of use and care; noise level when water is drawn into the tank. There are tanks with a two-level drain: full drain and economy. It is important to choose a toilet with such parameters and characteristics so that it does not cause discomfort when used by all family members.


Using the advice of professionals, your own knowledge and experience, you can choose a good quality plumbing that will serve for many years and please the eye.