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  1. CPVC mistake - advice apprecaited

    Plumbing
    I had to replace a segment of CPVC with PEX. The 1/2" PEX to 1/2" CPVC adapter should have been primed, then cemented to the CPVC (nothing new here). I primed the CPVC but did not put cement on. I let it dry for a few hours and completed the installation. There are no leaks as of 3 days later...
  2. Concentric Vent Retrofit

    Plumbing
    Hi there. I have a gas hot water tank which vents through a 2" concentric vent on an outside wall. The vent is PVC and is connected to the existing hot water tank with ABS pipe. I'm changing the venting system to CPVC (System 636) in advance of a hot water tank swap-out and trying to figure out...
  3. Original (?) galvanized water supply pipes — replace with PEX, CPVC, copper?

    Plumbing
    I have a 1940's house that is plumbed with a mixture of galvanized and copper supply pipes. I haven't experienced any leaks from the galvanized pipe, nor do they seem to be filling up (water pressure is great). About one-third to one-half of the system is copper right now. There are areas...
  4. buried copper supply

    Plumbing
    I have a house in chicago. A few years back the old lead supply line inside the house was replaced with copper, all except for a foot long section at the front of the house which is still lead and connected to the copper with a compression connector. Red copper was used, and it's buried about...
  5. Brass valve assembly

    Plumbing
    Brass shower valve to copper threaded connection. Are there any issues? This to this or is there something else is should use? piping will be cpvc thanks
  6. Outdoor Kitchen and garage faucet plumbing

    Plumbing
    Hi, I am building an outdoor kitchen and garage at the same time, I plan to install a sink in the outdoor kitchen and a outdoor faucet for the garage. I have the trench dug and city inspector approved already. My question is what type of pipe tubing should I run for the sink and faucet. A Home...
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