Feb 24

What is better – Draino or Zonk?

I personally prefer Zonk.  It is a liquid, sinks to the blockage, and gives off a slight fizz, making you think that something is happening. Draino is pure Lye, while…
Jul 22

Brief History of Plumbing

Modern plumbing developed mostly by trial and error.  Throwing buckets of excrement on the passersby below often led to the spread of illness and a lot of punch ups. Toilets…
Mar 07

Lets Bring Back Hemp

Somewhat dating myself, but when I started in the trade it was common to use hemp as a pipe dope. Joints made with hemp had the ability to swell up.…