Play Video
1
woman with nice legs seduces plumber (mujer con buenas piernas seduce fontanero)
woman with nice legs seduces plumber (mujer con buenas piernas seduce fontanero)
::2014/07/16::
Play Video
2
The Plumber
The Plumber
::2012/01/23::
Play Video
3
Pervert Plumber and The Horny Wife
Pervert Plumber and The Horny Wife
::2014/02/26::
Play Video
4
SaniPorn - A Plumber Calls
SaniPorn - A Plumber Calls
::2013/04/11::
Play Video
5
Italy Movie Adventures of a Plumber
Italy Movie Adventures of a Plumber's Mate (1978) With English Sub
::2014/04/30::
Play Video
6
Beware Plumber  - Attention au Plombier
Beware Plumber - Attention au Plombier
::2013/10/22::
Play Video
7
Plumber - What is it and how do you become one?
Plumber - What is it and how do you become one?
::2013/02/21::
Play Video
8
The Plumber
The Plumber
::2013/10/23::
Play Video
9
Adventures of a Plumber
Adventures of a Plumber's Mate [1978 Movie Clip] Part 1
::2013/09/30::
Play Video
10
Sexy Girl Plumber, Девушка сантехник SEXY
Sexy Girl Plumber, Девушка сантехник SEXY
::2014/06/19::
Play Video
11
Sink unblocking | Power Plumber
Sink unblocking | Power Plumber
::2011/02/22::
Play Video
12
Hidden Video Camera Plumber HILARIOUS
Hidden Video Camera Plumber HILARIOUS
::2013/11/24::
Play Video
13
Adult Film: A Real Life Parody - The Plumber
Adult Film: A Real Life Parody - The Plumber
::2014/02/10::
Play Video
14
How To Become A Plumber - Careers Interview
How To Become A Plumber - Careers Interview
::2011/10/06::
Play Video
15
Funny Plumber
Funny Plumber
::2010/09/07::
Play Video
16
DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PLUMBER
DAY IN THE LIFE OF A PLUMBER
::2011/07/03::
Play Video
17
What it
What it's like to be an Apprentice Plumber
::2011/02/25::
Play Video
18
Samantha 38g plumber
Samantha 38g plumber
::2013/01/01::
Play Video
19
The Old plumber shows how to join copper pipe without soldering.
The Old plumber shows how to join copper pipe without soldering.
::2011/05/13::
Play Video
20
The Plumber 2
The Plumber 2
::2013/12/02::
Play Video
21
A Day in the Life of an Apprentice Plumber
A Day in the Life of an Apprentice Plumber
::2012/12/06::
Play Video
22
Robbo the Plumber - Australia
Robbo the Plumber - Australia's Greatest Footy Tipper: Episode 2
::2011/02/20::
Play Video
23
Adventures of a Plumber
Adventures of a Plumber's Mate 1978
::2013/12/17::
Play Video
24
Super Mario: The Plumber Knight Returns - Episode 1
Super Mario: The Plumber Knight Returns - Episode 1
::2014/04/17::
Play Video
25
The Old plumber shows how to join copper fittings and pipe with new tool.
The Old plumber shows how to join copper fittings and pipe with new tool.
::2011/05/13::
Play Video
26
Plumbing Tips
Plumbing Tips
::2007/12/24::
Play Video
27
Adventures of a Plumber
Adventures of a Plumber's Mate (1978) │ Comedy | Crime │ Italian Movie
::2013/12/25::
Play Video
28
Instant Plumber!! Voice Over Deel 9 (205Records)
Instant Plumber!! Voice Over Deel 9 (205Records)
::2013/05/31::
Play Video
29
The Melbourne Plumber | Call (03) 9021 3730 for the best Plumber in Melbourne
The Melbourne Plumber | Call (03) 9021 3730 for the best Plumber in Melbourne
::2014/05/21::
Play Video
30
Pranking My Plumber
Pranking My Plumber
::2010/03/25::
Play Video
31
"Does anyone know a good plumber? I did one of those stupid rituals" by narrativeofthelife
"Does anyone know a good plumber? I did one of those stupid rituals" by narrativeofthelife
::2013/09/03::
Play Video
32
Meet Joe Plumber/ Obama talks to Joe Plumber (FULL VIDEO)
Meet Joe Plumber/ Obama talks to Joe Plumber (FULL VIDEO)
::2008/10/16::
Play Video
33
Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare - Plumber Gameplay Walkthrough Part 44 (Pc/Xbox One)
Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare - Plumber Gameplay Walkthrough Part 44 (Pc/Xbox One)
::2014/04/02::
Play Video
34
If a plumber can become a millionaire, so can you!
If a plumber can become a millionaire, so can you!
::2013/10/09::
Play Video
35
Zeke The Plumber Scene From Salute Your Shorts
Zeke The Plumber Scene From Salute Your Shorts
::2011/12/29::
Play Video
36
Electrician vs Plumber
Electrician vs Plumber
::2012/09/29::
Play Video
37
How to solder copper pipe. Tips and tricks! The old plumber shows the complete process.
How to solder copper pipe. Tips and tricks! The old plumber shows the complete process.
::2012/09/09::
Play Video
38
Omid Djalili - Polish Plumber Fixing The Radiator
Omid Djalili - Polish Plumber Fixing The Radiator
::2013/04/25::
Play Video
39
Plumber, Career Video from drkit.org
Plumber, Career Video from drkit.org
::2013/12/23::
Play Video
40
super mario 64 bloopers: plumber academy for idiots
super mario 64 bloopers: plumber academy for idiots
::2012/11/05::
Play Video
41
Electric Company - The Plumber
Electric Company - The Plumber
::2010/12/03::
Play Video
42
Santa Rosa Plumber | FREE Estimate 707 385 1209 | HUG Plumbing
Santa Rosa Plumber | FREE Estimate 707 385 1209 | HUG Plumbing
::2012/03/11::
Play Video
43
Plumber Crack - WARNING: BUTT JOKES (iPhone Gameplay Video)
Plumber Crack - WARNING: BUTT JOKES (iPhone Gameplay Video)
::2013/07/09::
Play Video
44
'Joe the Plumber' Becomes Focus of Debate
::2008/10/16::
Play Video
45
Omid Djalili Show - Polish Plumber
Omid Djalili Show - Polish Plumber
::2011/12/15::
Play Video
46
Plumbers Don
Plumbers Don't Wear Ties - Angry Video Game Nerd - Episode 74
::2011/03/08::
Play Video
47
Plumber
Plumber's Crack Commercial
::2013/06/11::
Play Video
48
Plumber Fairfield | FREE Estimate 707 385 1209 | HUG Plumbing
Plumber Fairfield | FREE Estimate 707 385 1209 | HUG Plumbing
::2012/11/01::
Play Video
49
CHARLES WILSON - THE PLUMBER MAN
CHARLES WILSON - THE PLUMBER MAN
::2013/05/02::
Play Video
50
U&ME TVC Plumber
U&ME TVC Plumber
::2014/03/07::
NEXT >>
RESULTS [51 .. 101]
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Plumber (disambiguation).
Plumber
Plumber at work.jpg
Residential plumber at work.
Occupation
Occupation type
Vocation
Activity sectors
Construction

A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage, and drainage in plumbing systems.[1] The term dates from ancient times, and is related to the Latin word for lead, "plumbum."

History[edit]

The word "plumber" dates from the Roman Empire.[2] In Roman times lead was known as plumbum in Latin (hence the abbreviation of 'Pb' for lead on the periodic table of the elements). Roman roofs used lead in conduits and drain pipes[3] and some were also covered with lead, lead was also used for piping and for making baths.[4] In medieval times anyone who worked with lead was referred to as a plumber as can be seen from an extract of workmen fixing a roof in Westminster Palace and were referred to as plumbers "To Gilbert de Westminster, plumber, working about the roof of the pantry of the little hall, covering it with lead, and about various defects in the roof of the little hall".[5] Thus a person with expertise in working with lead was first known as a Plumbarius which was later shortened to plumber.

By country[edit]

Years of training and/or experience are needed to become a skilled plumber; some jurisdictions also require that plumbers be licensed.

Some needed skills, interests, and values

  • Reading drawings, and specifications to determine layout of water supply, waste, and venting systems
  • Detecting faults in plumbing appliances and systems, and correctly diagnosing their causes
  • Installing, repairing and maintaining domestic, commercial, and industrial plumbing fixtures and systems
  • Locating and marking positions for pipe connections, passage holes, and fixtures in walls and floors
  • Measuring, cutting, bending, and threading pipes using hand and power tools or machines
  • Joining pipes and fittings together using soldering techniques, compression fittings, threaded fittings, and push-on fittings.
  • Testing pipes for leaks using air and water pressure gauges
  • Awareness of legal regulations and safety issues
  • Ensuring safety standards and build regulations are met.

Plumbers in the United States[edit]

Each state and locality may have its own licensing and taxing schemes for plumbers. There is no federal law establishing licenses for plumbers.[6]

Plumbers in the United Kingdom[edit]

Plumbers in the United Kingdom are required to pass Level 2 and Level 3 vocational requirements of the City and Guilds of London Institute.[7]

Other uses[edit]

The term "White House Plumbers" was a popular name given to the covert White House Special Investigations Unit established on July 24, 1971 during the presidency of Richard Nixon. Their job was to plug intelligence "leaks" in the U.S. Government relating to the Vietnam War (i.e. the Pentagon Papers); hence the term "plumbers".

Notable plumbers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering
  2. ^ Pulsifer,Notes For a History of Lead, New York University Press, 1888 pp. 132, 158
  3. ^ Middleton, The Remains of Ancient Rome, Vol. 2, A & C Black, 1892
  4. ^ Historical production and uses of lead. ila-lead.org
  5. ^ EW Wedlake; J Britton (1836). "Westminster Palace". The history of the ancient palace and late Houses of Parliament at Westminster. J B Nichols and son. p. 122. Retrieved 28 June 2010. 
  6. ^ Conry, Tara. "13 More Things Your Plumber Won’t Tell You". Reader’s Digest. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 
  7. ^ "Plumbing Regulations in the United Kingdom". Emergency Plumber UK. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "Doubts raised on US 'plumber Joe'". BBC News. 2008-10-17. Retrieved 2008-10-29. "Joe Wurzelbacher, 34, found himself at the center of a media frenzy on Thursday after "Joe the plumber" was mentioned 26 times during the final debate." 
Wikipedia content is licensed under the GFDL License
Powered by YouTube
LEGAL
  • Mashpedia © 2014