Selected Reading On Plumbing

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This standard includes a listing of some known sources that may be referenced for additional information on specific issues relating to this subject.


  • Bock, Gordon, and Jeff Wilkinson.  "Clinic:  Stem Faucet, Basic Steps for Doctoring Leaky Faucets & Valves."  The Old-House Journal, September/October 1990, pp. 43-44
  • Cotton, J. Randall.  "Sinks."  The Old-House Journal, July/August 1986, pp. 270-278.
  • Facinelli, Beth Yenchko.  "Caring For Antique Plumbing Fixtures."  The Old-House Journal, April 1977, p.39.
  • Feuerstein, Gary.  "Things You Should Know About Old-House Plumbing."  The Old-House Journal, August/September 1983, pp. 133, 158-161.
  • Gillespie, David S.  "Restoring Marble Sinks."  The Old-House Journal, July 1977, pp. 82-83.
  • Kahn, Eve M. "Period Kitchen & Bath Plumbing on Tap." Traditional Building, May/June 1992, Vol 5, No. 3, pp. 61-65.
  • ________.  "Faucets, Sinks, and Tubs."  Traditional Building, January/February 1991, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 31-36.
  • Labine, Clem.  "Co-Existing With Old Piping."  The Old-House Journal, February 1976, pp. 1,9-11.
  • Lindstrom, Bekka.  "Bathrooms."  The Old-House Journal, November/December 1987, pp. 56-61.
  • O'Donnell, Bill.  "Refinishing Bathroom Fixtures; Does it Work and Should You Bother?"  The Old-House Journal, November/December 1988, pp. 22-31.
  • Technical Staff, OHJ.  "Notes From the Readers... The Vexing Problem of Old Sinks and Bathtubs."  The Old-House Journal, April 1977, pp. 38-39.
  • Technical Staff, TB.  "Scouring the Plumbing Market." Traditional Building, January/February 1993, Vol.6, No.1, pp. 68-70.


  • Belle, John, John R. Hoke, and Stephen A. Kliment, eds. Traditional Details for Building Restoration, Renovation, and Rehabilitation; From the 1932-1951 Editions of "Architectural Graphic Standards".  New York:  John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1991.
  • Winkler, Gail Caskey.  The Well-Appointed Bath.  Washington, D.C.:  The Preservation Press., 1989.
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