Homes With Plastic Plumbing Vs. Homes With Metal Plumbing?

Answer For decades, copper pipe was the standard for plumbing homes. But that changed with the advent of plastic pipes that are considered safe for drinking water. Now, it's not unusual for homes to conta... Read More »

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Why did they replace metal plumbing with plastic?

Chrome plated brass will eventually corrode, tubular ABS or PVC will not. Sounds like your pipes were improperly installed, all I ever put in is plastic for longevity and have had not one callback.... Read More »

How to Install Plastic Plumbing?

Running new water lines or adding extra water features is a reasonable weekend project if you decide to install plastic plumbing. Plastic plumbing, unlike copper, is safe to work with in small area... Read More »

How much money does a pipe fitter make a year Well my Helper makes 25 per hr and he is doing plumbing for just about a year. A plumbing mechanic I pay 45 per hr IT all depends on the employees?

Answer Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters are among the highest paid construction occupations. In May 2004, median hourly earnings of pipelayers were $13.68. The middle 50 percent... Read More »

How do you attach plastic to copper plumbing?

all hardware stores sell adaptors to change from copper to plastic. You solder the adaptor to the copper pipe and attach the plastic pipe to this adaptor using screw clamps to tighten the plastic p... Read More »