How to Replace Copper Water Lines With PVC Pipe?

Answer If the time ever comes where you need to replace your copper water lines, you may want to consider replacing them with a type of PVC pipe called CPVC which stands for chlorinated polyvinyl chloride... Read More »

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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 Replace a Galvanized Pipe with Copper?

Galvanized steel pipes supply the water to many older homes, but they aren't used in new construction because they are subject to corrosion, which can contaminate the water supply and ruin the pipe... Read More »

How to Replace a section of copper plumbing pipe?

Assuming it is 15mm. Buy 2 15mm couplers (compression, push fit, pre-soldered or end feed) and a length of 15mm copper pipe. Chop the copper pipe that needs replacing and connect as necessary. If y... Read More »