How long do compression fittings last?

Answer Compression fittings on plumbing tend to last as long as the appliance or fixture to which they are connected, such as a toilet, sink or refrigerator. But they must be properly installed or they ma... Read More »

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Can you reuse compression fittings?

Compression fittings should not be reused since a leak may occur. Each compression fitting creates a unique seal, and if reused that seal may no longer exactly fit as tightly.References:Plumbing Ke... Read More »

How Compression Fittings Work?

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How to Install Compression Fittings?

Pipes, fixtures and valves for common plumbing can be connected in various ways. The easiest way to connect a pipe to another pipe, a fitting or a valve is with a compression fitting. These fitting... Read More »

Do you add Teflon tape to gas compression fittings?

Avoid using Teflon tape or other types of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) tape to seal gas compression fittings, since the fuel may dissolve the tape. Instead, use a line wrench to prevent a rounded... Read More »