What may be the problem if the steel braided flexible hose to your dishwasher sparked and flipped a breaker when it touched a copper pipe?

Answer Answer I would think it is not grounded correctly or has some type ofshort in it. Answer If the steel braid caused a breaker to trip then you definitely have a short somewhere. Very dangerous and n... Read More »

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Is a soft copper pipe with compression nut-ferrule or a braided steel hose better for connecting a dishwasher supply line?

Can you run a flexible hose for the refrigerator icewater maker instead of copper tubing And how long can this flexible hose be?

Answer The hose can be as long as needed. The plastic line for ice makers is heavy enough and carries so little pressure that it is not an issue. One of the reasons for copper is to keep mice fr... Read More »

How do you install a three-eighths inch flex dishwasher hose to half-inch copper pipe?

Answer Buy a 1/2 inch female iron pipe angle stop with a 3/8 inch compression outlet.

How Do I Attach Stainless Steel to Copper Pipe?

Steel pipe is found coming out of water heaters in most homes. This pipe is then connected to a copper water supply pipe, using a dielectric union. This union is a joint that is copper on one side,... Read More »