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 »

Are homes with nuclear energy better than homes with electric energy?

On One Hand: Energy is EnergyElectricity that comes from a nuclear reactor is in no way different than electricity that comes from any other source. Electricity is simply made up of electrons, and ... 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 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 »