Service Plumbing in a nutshell on a Friday at 4pm
Only a plumber knows
When you finally clear that clog
Wooden plumbing from 1799
One size fits all
I heard you like homerun systems
Took this from electricians sub
This is an exhibit at a children's museum. Getting them started young.
Nasty leak under the sink, please help
Sounds about right.
Ive built up a immunity
I don’t like these new urinal’s. They just spray piss everywhere.
Today was my first day as an apprentice :)
It's not every day you get to install one of these. Thought it was cool
3D printed wrench adapter for PVC glue
Ancient Roman faucets from Pompeii
My sister sent this to me.
Custom vehicle air conditioning
Came across this at work today.
Some water heater porn for you. Here's an old Ruud tank that's been restored.
Im not allowed to play with the label maker anymore.
I met a friend today!
This faucet I installed drains dead center
Halloween plumbing done right!!
Clean out at burlington coat factory
Finally got around to doing a tool dump. NYC Plumber often walking around the city with just my bags.
My wife is going to make fun of me, but I couldn't just not buy it.
When their dog shower is nicer than my human shower...
I’ve had this jacket since my first day!
Had a customer LITERALLY go through my tool bag.
“The Door’s unlocked, just go in. Kitchen sink won’t drain, it’s in the back” ... Noooooooppeeeeee! 😳
Customer gave this to me today..
When you’re trying to replace a dishwasher at 5:00 on a Friday and you can’t find the right breaker.
Lil porn for y’all to enjoy. Minnetonka, MN
Work in progress, temporarily closed. As promised I retired. Room for a motorcycle a couple bunks and the dog crate without all those tools, and now, for my curtain call, time to go on a sabbatical. Later my friends. Keep the poop in the pipes. Peace, out!
It's Wednesday my plumber dudes
Saw this plumbing at Heinz Field.
Screw your organized service vans, at least I can find my tool bag.
Customer was complaining about low water pressure
Plumbing service work is like being a social worker. At a certain point you’ve seen the bowels of humanity one too many times. I am announcing my retirement from service work. 20 solid years, 50,000 hours according to my pension. This was me at my last call, I just can’t.
new hire. he'll do.
Residential 30 room 1907 mansion. Not my work. But impressed. Primary secondary crazy!
When your job and hobbies come together.
Plumbers - 1, Sparkies - 0
When you go to that supply house you don’t like.
My toilet from Home Depot won’t flush
Sums up doing residential work...
I’m using a name tag next week. Apparently I need it.
Screw your work vans. How about my work boat today?
I think I found the source of your broken water main.
Try plumbing they said. It’ll be fun they said....
This is why it takes us so long to pull your orders at the supply house!
Since a lot of you don't do cast iron anymore, here's a little taste from an offset I had to do in the city of Chicago where we still use lead and oakum.
Wedding gift I built for my brother and his wife!
A worthwhile p.s.a.
Hot on left. Cold on right. Nailed it!
Bag dump, water well business in Colorado
I save old gas valves I find on jobs. Bottom one is my favorite. Very ornate
Who doesn't love a little help?!
My company bought me a new mask to keep me safe from the fumes while welding stainless steel. This thing is amazing!
“Just knock out some bricks and put a lowboy in the crawlspace.”
My great great grandfather's plumbers license in original frame! Hanging in my bathroom.
This picture of my boss we hung at our office
Apprentice cleaned the truck up this morning.
Me, every time I have to go to Lowe’s to grab something.
I didn’t understand why the guy was so against me installing a new toilet for him. That is until I cracked open the old one...
God damn sparkies
The new born water heater has many years before it reaches it's full size.
My lady wanted a new light fixture for the living room, so I built this!
Found this dinosaur today.
We keep getting a sewer smell in the building
Pipe split on my shower. So I made a new one 😂
Came across this faucet worth more than I make in a year
Framers decided that my 2in gas main was a good support to cut plywood on.
We work the hours we do so our children can do better than us.
Norman Rockwell - Two Plumbers (1951) [x-post from /r/museum]
Saw these ornate Victorian era circular radiators in a museum In Edinburgh (scotland)
Well I found the root to your problem.
Customer: Can it be fixed?
I just changed out my water heater. I had zero plumbing experience. Not going to lie but it took me 8 hours to do this.
The rolls royce of threading machines, and shes brand new and all mine :)
Not my fucking job
My first solo ‘big’ job after finishing my apprenticeship.
Let's test ridgid's warranty program
Uhhh that explains it.
Finally made it!
Customer let me handle this beautiful lady
Ok.. which one of you meth heads did this?
What the fuck is this shit
Got called out to this house because tankless keeps coding out...you have got to be fucking kidding
Roughing in today wasn’t so bad when this good boy came over to hang out all day
Gotta love Monday’s
Nothing to see here
We’ve got a watcher
Its been a hell of a day.
Tunnel in a psychiatric hospital. I feel like this is how every horror movie begins.
A proud moment when I got my pipe rack up.
Another boiler install. I did what I could with the space I was given.
Cleaning my joint and found I had a happy little accident.
The area I live in can be dated back to 1066, but I've not come across a stone sink before...
This is one of the best parts of our job for me. I really love doing this.
My Magnum Opus..
My Saturday feels like a bad Monday.....
Went to add a gasline to a range in a home and found this in crawl. Cracked me up
So true it hertz
My daughter just called me. She recently bought a row home in South Philly. “Dad. The kitchen sink is clogged “ I was going to try to walk her through detaching the traps. Guess I’m driving to south Philly!
“I did my own plumbing, can you just install a water heater?”
Dad gave this to me. I could have used this info a few yrs back for a test. I just winged it. Couldnt find any YouTube videos about cutting pipe with a hammer and chisel. Book is so old theres no copyright inside of it. Never even heard of this company.
Just made this for my dad's birthday. Got the idea off of the internet but still pretty proud !
Well somebody done goofed the rough in.
Plumbers I need help asap, came across this gem at work! Can you identify the brand on the valve?
Got one week left of studying for the big test! I've waited 5 years for this moment.
I’m in hvac but this shit drives me bonkers - brand new hotel
Bathroom leak. Need advice.
Some rare praise from a builder.
I'm an electrician but I thought I would leave this here.
I mean, if it’s not leaking....
Not sure why it's not heating up there hoss.
My grandson just turned two. He doesn’t know it but he is going to be a plumber. My entertainment centre for my little apprentice.
Central Icing System. Ice plumbing for keeping beer cold. Copper pipes 3/4 filled up with freezer block fluid.
I seen this at a local plumbing Supply house in Columbus Ohio. Thought you guys would get a little laugh out of it. Merry Christmas Everyone!
She thinks the city supplies hot water.
This trough is gravity fed from a mountain stream and constantly runs for animals / people. Never seen this before, found it interesting as a plumber.
Hope everyone is enjoying the long weekend, I'm attempting to repair a broken line in a processing plant.
Fishin’ for brown trout wound up with a blue gill
The coffee mug every plumber should own.
Flushable wipes = flushable income
Fuckin cabinet guys
Not a bad view from the office today.
Who rolls a Rubbermaid cart at work? I do service. Lots of condos and office buildings. It’s pretty basic with a pipe vise and a piece of pipe to hold my little acetylene bottle. This is the top of the line coffee cup holder version.
I just passed the Indiana Plumbing Contractors licensing exam after a 4 year apprenticeship! I feel like I've earned the right to wear this.
4 Clear PVC. At $17/ft (and 7000 ft ran) it's been a treat to work with.
I know everyone around here likes a good big pipe. 30 stainless.
Homeowner complaint: the bathroom smells like urine. Do you think it's the wax ring?
I guess its too cold for leak check
Called out for a “burst pipe” at an apartment after hours. Me:were you drilling holes? Tenant: no, not down there. Me: so it just burst? Tenant:yes!! Crazy right?!?!
I saved a few toilet shrooms for you guys.
Thought maybe you guys would like to see something other than homeowner problems..
onto the next abusive boss.
Nice install today for my old mans new house.
When the muffler falls off on the way home
When you've got both bathrooms closed and the clean out open, but someone thinks the closed signs were suggestions.
What do you guys think