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Old 05-22-2011, 06:21 PM   #1
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splicing pvc to galvanized pipe?


Repairing water line in an old home where galvanized has burst. Is there an easy way to attatch pvc to an unthreaded piece of galvanized??

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They make these I am not sure how good they are. Just slip the pipes into the ends and tighten the nuts. I do not if you can get the steel ones at hardware stores but i know some have the pvc ones.
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Thanks I will look for that t the hardware store!
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Old 05-23-2011, 08:47 AM   #4
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Also remember that if you have galvinized pipe after you fix one section others will start to leak. You will eventualy have to replace it all.
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Is PVC only ok for cold water lines and not hot? I thought I saw that somewhere.
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I did not think of that. Yes I believe pvc is for cold only, you have to use cpvc for hot water.

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