Picking the Right Pipe Wrench

A pipe wrench is a staple of a plumber’s toolbox. Here’s some information about wrenches to consider if you’re new to the industry.
Picking the Right Pipe Wrench
A good first purchase for a new plumber building a toolbox is a 14-inch aluminum straight pipe wrench. It will cover most residential plumbing work and the material keeps it lightweight for easy transport.

Ask any experienced plumber what happens if you pick the wrong size or type of pipe wrench and they’ll likely have a story — scars on their hands from when the wrench slipped, knocking their knuckles against the pipe. Or a time that the pipe got damaged because of their wrong...

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