Top Plumbing Supplies 

For all you plumbers or weekend DIYers, today we bring you the plumbing fundamentals that your toolbox should contain. In order to do any job well, you should know that having the right equipment is key. Using a tool that ‘works’ is very different from using the right tool, and in the world of plumbing that decision could be the difference between a leak and a tight connection. Plumbing suppliers so often have everything you need under one roof, and today we are going to take a look at the items you should ensure that you buy from any stockist.

If you want the job done right, these are the tools and pieces of equipment that you are most certainly going to need.

Building and Masonry Supplies

Let’s take a look at some of the building supplies you’ll need for masonry work:

  • Alligator Ties
  • Brick Vents
  • Expansion Ties
  • Frame Ties
  • Perforated Strapping
  • Sheriff Brick Ties
  • Termite/Ant Caps
  • Timber Connectors & Fasteners
  • Tremor Veneer Ties

These are critical in providing strength in connections, safe joins, extending pipework, and ensuring that plumbing work is seamless when it comes into contact with the external masonry of any building.

Bolted Clip Accessories

Clips are not only there to solidify a connection, but they also provide benefits like lowering noise and vibration in the plumbing network. Such are the complexities of pipework, a range of bolted clips are required, let’s take a look at what you need.

  • Acoustic Clamps
  • Adjustable Pipe Hangers DWV
  • All Thread PVC Clips
  • Brackets, Shanks & Extensions
  • Channel Clips
  • Clip Heads
  • Hanging Clips PVC
  • Nut Clips
  • Pear Clips
  • Stand Off PVC Clips

General Plumbing Equipment

The following list will ensure that you are prepared for just about any plumbing project that may come your way. These accessories can help you fix leaks, secure pipework, and block off flow whilst you repair another area of the network.

  • Air Admittance Valves
  • China Hat Cowls
  • Crimp Bends
  • Cover Plates’
  • Downpipe Clips
  • Downpipe Pops
  • Fantastic Plastic Traps
  • Plug and Wastes
  • Polyamide Flexible Water Connectors
  • Rain Heads
  • Saddle Clips
  • Space Savers
  • WC Connectors

Gas Flue Supplies

The gas flue is such a critical component to any heating system in a home or property, and that is exactly why it is so essential that you have accessories and tools on you, that can be used when you need to install or repair one. Not all AGAs need a flue in the modern age, and for that reason, some fail to properly prepare for a repair. There are still many properties out there with a gas flue, and that is why these are the tools you will need.

  • Dura Adjustable Elbows
  • Duravent Ceiling Rings
  • Duravent Divertor Connectors
  • Duravent Flashing Clips
  • Duravent Gas Cowls
  • Duravent Gas Flueing
  • Duravent Increases
  • Duravent Solid Brick Elbows
  • Duravent Tees
  • Gas Cowls Single Skin
  • Gas Flex
  • Single Skin Gas Flue Accessories

It may very well be the case that you have many of these handy tools and accessories on you for a long time without use. You can, however, bet your bottom dollar that they will come in handy at some point and this is exactly why all plumbers should ensure that they have items for every possible eventuality.

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