How to Splice a Plastic Water Pipe?

Answer Plastic water pipes are made of CPVC plastic, are white in color, and for household use usually come in 1/2- or 3/4-inch diameters. Adding a new water line to an existing line (or splicing into it)... Read More »

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How to Temporarily Patch a Water Leak in a Plastic Pipe?

Plastic pipe is a great modern invention. It is easier to work with than the traditional steel or copper pipes used in many homes and buildings. It is also more cost effective than steel or copper.... 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 »

Can you run a gas pipe in plastic?

Plastic pipe has been used in gas delivery in the United States since 1960. According to the Plastic Pipe Institute, as of 2010, 90 percent of all gas pipe is plastic. The primary type of plastic u... Read More »