Wondering if homemade copper pipe is safe?

Answer If it's only parts on the mouth area your probably fine, however copper has a toxic resin in it so if it gets heated in any way you will inhale that toxin, so even if your pipe just gets really hot... Read More »

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Is it safe to use copper pipe with natural gas?

OK! Well you certainly got a lot of differing opinions here. To let you know, copper has been used for gas pipe for years. At one time, the smell that is added to natural gas, so you can detect ... 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 »

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 »

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 »