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Old 01-13-2012, 08:09 PM   #1
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What is everyone's opinion on using Pex for supply lines? My house which was constructed in 1991 has it and I was planning on using it again but getting the new stuff since I read that it's different and improved. Didn't find any other threads talking about it when I searched.

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If your lines are gray, there not pex there Quest.
There has been no problums with Pex, but there is class actions suites againt Quest.
For a short time there was trouble with some Zern brand fittings for Pex. There's lot of other companys that now make the brass fittings that work fine.
http://www.zurnclassaction.com/?gcli...FYFx4Aoddy2EnQ

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Old 01-13-2012, 08:16 PM   #3
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pex has not had any problems that I know of ..as joe said quest has..pics of your pipe would help to identify what you have
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Here is a pic of some of it that went to the shower before I tore it apart.
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Here is a pic of some of it that went to the shower before I tore it apart.
That is quest pipe. Repipe with PEX- ASAP
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yep that is quest.....get rid of it ....all of it ....
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That particular type of pipe was/is known as Poly B and the fittings are prone to failure. Get rid of ALL the pipe & fittings, especially those hidden in the walls. Too many stories to tell about clients coming home only to find leak(s) as the fittings failed.
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Makes me glad I have all copper.

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