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Typical plumbing in your home under the concrete slab.
The pipe on the left is for a toilet and the right pipe is for plumbing vent. The pipe coming out of the ground is the main gas line that connects to the gas meter. Brackets hold the pipes in place behind the drywall. The water heater stand, located in a garage with protective bollards for safety. The metal plates on the studs keep nails or screws from puncturing the pipes accidently. The supply plumbing to a refrigerator, prior to drywall. A bathtub prior to drywall. The main water supply shut-off. Shower and bath tub plumbing. Supply pipes on the left are insulated.
The pipes on the right are waste pipes, ABS, and not insulated.
However, all penetrations through platforms or levels in the house are insulated. The plumbing for a laundry room. The metal box and line are for the dryer vent. The other lines are for the clothes washer supply with hammer arrestors. Typical rough plumbing of a tub and shower. The bath tubs have a protective liner in them until construction is complete. The lower plumbing is the main water supply shut-off, upper valve is the main irrigation supply shut-off and the irrigation timer is shown above. Water heater; the supply lines are insulated, the seismic strapping is installed and the water heater also has an insulating blanket.
* Notice the drip pan is installed and the gas line drip leg.
The seismic strapping second purpose is to keep the water heater from falling over and creating a gas leak.
The primary purpose of the strap is to keep the water heater in place, so that in the event of an emergency, there is drinking water available. This bath tub is almost ready for the plumbing trim to be installed. Plumbing lines for a bathroom sink. image editing javascript ajax by VisualLightBox.com v5.4