How To Inspect Your Own House, Part 7: Protect Your Water by Preventing Cross-Connections

The most important job of any plumbing system is to deliver clean water, and to keep that water clean from sewage and other contaminants.  This makes up the first and second of the basic plumbing principles in the Minnesota State Plumbing Code, which read as follows: A. All premises intended for human habitation, occupancy, or use shall be provided  with a potable water supply which meets the requirements of the commissioner of health. Such water supply shall not be connected with unsafe water sources nor shall it be subject to the hazards of backflow or back-siphonage. B. Proper protection shall be provided to prevent contamination of food, water, sterile goods, and similar materials by backflow of sewage. When necessary, the fixtures, device, or appliance shall be connected indirectly with the building drainage system. A large section of the plumbing code is dedicated to protecting our potable water supply, so it’s a good idea to check your own home for some of the most obvious violations and fix them.  Truth-In-Housing Evaluations have a big focus on protecting the municipal water supply, and homeowners are typically required to repair conditions that could contaminate ...

Thread Sealant Market Structure, Industry Inspection, and Forecast 2025

The report analysis the leading players of the global Thread Sealant market by inspecting their market share, recent developments, new product launches, partnerships, mergers, or acquisitions, and their target markets. This report also includes an exhaustive analysis of their product profiles to explore the products and applications their operations are concentrated on in the global Thread Sealant market. Additionally, the report gives two distinct market forecasts, one from the perspective of the producer and another from that of the consumer. It also offers valuable recommendations for new as well as established players of the global Thread Sealant market. It is one of the most popular methods used for general-purpose instant sealant for tapered and straight fittings. This paste can be applied in leak-proof joints on threaded fittings which are exposed to air. Owing to its superior lubricant which offers leak-tight sealing is raising its demand across the various end-user industry. Also, it holds excellent properties such as non-flammable, non-migrating, non-toxic, odorless and waterproof as well as anti-corrosiveness thereby driving product demand. Global Thread Sealant marke...