As a Plumber you need to be almost a “A Jack of all trades” while installing and repairing plumbing systems.
Plumbum is the Latin name for Lead. A very malleable base metal that is very long lasting and has a variety of uses.
Plumber historically means someone who works with lead or Plumbum.
So lead flashings, lead gutters, lead rainwater pipes and waste pipes are all installed by a plumber including water pipes, lead gas pipes, lead tanks and cisterns, lead sheet rooves…. Al relating to Plumbum.
So now you know what Plumbum is…
Plumber was originally a lead worker but as years progresses and technology improved, copper, brass, steel, cast iron and other metals started to be used for holding and distributing water and gas. Also in recent years alternative products such as man-made fibres and plastics have been introduced.
Nowadays a plumber is expected to be able to install almost any system that holds, distributes or discharges water or gasses.
Most plumbers in general install water plumbing and drainage systems, metal roof and flashing systems including gutters and rainwater pipes and gas fitting.
So What does a plumber do may perform the following tasks:
• Prepare and/or study specifications and plans to work out the layout of plumbing
systems and required materials
• Find and mark position for connections and cut holes through walls or floors for the pipes, measure, marking and cutting or bending.
• Cut, thread and bend pipes, valves and fittings, assemble and install piping, join pipe
• Test systems as required by local plumbing regulations
• install & service equipment such as boilers, pumps, heating and cooling systems, gas appliances, water tanks, water heaters, solar water heating systems, fixtures such as toilets, wash basins and industrial processing units
• Install, maintain and repair plumbing systems including underground drainage pipes.
Subject to licensing restrictions, plumbers may perform all of the tasks listed above and will probably find thamselves doing the following also.
So has that answered What does a plumber do?
While doing all of the above it is not uncommon for damage to decoration, walls, floors ets to occur as part of completing the job at hand. So a plumber may find himself being a A Jack of all Trades.
The list goes on and on for What does a plumber do…
So From the word Plumbum. What does a plumber do? A Jack of all Trades is what he has to be…..
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