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Wall Bracket

A Wall Bracket is an adjustable bracket which attaches to a slide bar or hanger allowing the user to pivot and rotate the position of a handshower.

Waste stack

A waste stack also called waste pipe is a vertical pipe that carries discharge from the waste branches to the buried drains and is part of the sanitary pipework. An indirect waste pipe does not connect directly with either the house drain or the soil or the waste stack, but usually ends over and above the overflow rim of fixture that is water-supplied, trapped, and vented.

Water Purifier

A Water Purifier is a purifying systems vary from the very basic (reducing water's bad taste and odor) to advanced (removing everything from the water and automatically shutting off with you need to change the filters). Cost, storage capacity, and water usage are all factors in which system you purchase.

Wax Ring

A Wax Ring is located between floor flange and toilet as a seal to prevent leakage and fumes. It can also be provided with horn, which fits into the center of the waste pipe.

Well Cap

A well cap is a cover that is placed on top of a well casing that stick out above of the ground. The cap's main function is to keep contaminants out of the well's water supply.