How to Cap Off a Copper Pipe?

Answer Copper pipe is installed for the supply of both hot and cold water, with the pipe sections joined together with soldering paste, couplings and melted solder. To cap off (seal the end of) a copper p... Read More »

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What kind of welding shall i use to weld copper pipe to aluminum pipe?

Answer use duck tape it works on everything : D~~i have to agree, adhere it if you can, otherwise use a VERY low heat propane torch. Acetylene burns WAY too hot, and you won't get a good arc going ... Read More »

Is flex copper pipe permitted as a water supply pipe in California?

Flex copper pipe is permitted in California as a water supply line in both "stick built" homes and mobile homes. The lines should be at least 12 inches deep and free from any joints. If a joint is ... Read More »

How do you connect a copper water pipe to a flex pipe?

AnswerThe quick and easy way is to use a compression "Shark Bite" fitting. It slips onto the copper pipe and creates a tight fit. Then use a threaded or pex flex adapter for your for the connection... Read More »

How to Connect CPVC Pipe to 3-Inch Copper Pipe?

Making a connection between or transition from 3-inch copper to CPVC requires the use of adapters to ensure a leak-proof connection. The adapters needed will be a 3-inch slip-to-male-threaded CPVC ... Read More »