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The class approaches this topic with the following lessons:

  • Ten Common & Avoidable Plumbing Problems, including pipe noise; optimal slopes, mismatched pipes, air gaps, floor drains, cleanouts & handicapped access
  • Traps – understanding them & what can go wrong
  • Vents – principles, rules & a look at common, circuit, island & relief vents
  • Cross-Connection – Risk Assessment; Causes (Siphonage & Back-Pressure); Protection Strategies, including Recommended Passive and Active Device Types for Specific Applications, and Potential Problems
  • Corrosion Control, including Materials, Design, Protective Coating & Passivation, Cathodic Protection, Dielectric Protection & Water Treatment
  • Customer-Created Problems – Drain abuse, DIY plumbers, and the role of professionalism
  • Approved By: Kentucky Division of Plumbing

Instructor Bio

Randy Drake Profile

Randy Drake is a licensed, master plumber with over 32 years' experience in the industry. He founded a plumbing business in 1993 which he successfully sold in 2013. He currently works for a plumbing company based in Traverse City, Michigan.