Pex plumbing / Discussions

What is the best material for building plumbing?

...plumbing lines. Which material do you say is the best to use for residential plumbing? Copper, PEX, others? You will often see Pex tubing in most new home const...

Posted by Babak K July 17, 2020, 1:55 a.m. Plumbing and water heaters 3 Responses

What materials should I use for a small plumbing job?

...PEX and hePEX from Uponor. Instead of being fastened with metal rings, an expander tool is used to stretch the PEX tube and PEX ring to allow the insertion of f...

Posted by H Davis Nov. 28, 2017, 1:30 p.m. Hot water 1 Responses

Can you run plumbing in exterior walls?

...plumbing supply lines be run to this wall assemble and down through the wood framing that is part of the exterior wall? Does this go against the plumbing code...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 22, 2021, 10:28 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 0 Responses

Should I be considering 66 or 80 gallon heat pump water heater?

...pex infloor heat in my home. I have 3200 square feet on main level and 2600 square feet on second level. I would say that the tasks you’ve listed are far beyond...

Posted by Greg Anderson Dec. 19, 2018, 5:44 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

Which type of hot water pipe insulation is best?

I have read that heating a product will cause it to release any VOCs, do you have a preferred product for hot water pipe insulation that won’t off-gas into hom...

Posted by Cooper Dec. 11, 2017, 2:36 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses