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  1. Plumbing
    I started with 3/4 inch pex feed to 1/2 inch pex to fixtures. I noticed the pex fitting ( elbows , Ts, etc.) have an inside diameter of 1/2 inch for the 3/4 inch fittings and 1/4 inch diameter for 1/2 fittings . Does this reduced diameter in the pex fittings reduce the flow of water ?? I...
  2. Plumbing
    There might be no hope but I will ask. I have a house that has radiant heat under a tile floor. The manifold is copper from a company called Bio-Energy. Also Solaroll. It is out of business. About 10 or 15 years ago. The copper manifold "1 inch" has outlets that are plastic and it has 20 or...
  3. Plumbing
    *Disclaimer - I have no practical plumbing experience, just common sense (i think) So we moved into a brand new home a few weeks ago, which is plumbed trunk & branch style using 3/4 and 1/2 PEX. We moved about a mile from our old home which had GREAT pressure and volume, so the city supply is...
  4. Plumbing
    my plumber recently installed a PEX tubing run from my current copper pipe with a T fitting. It seems that there is a lot of stress on this joint because he immediatly did a 90degree turn with the tube. Will this work? (see photo)
  5. Plumbing
    I will be replumbing an 80 year old house with PEX that currently has galvinized pipe. I am interested in opinions as to what type of connector system is best (i.e. most reliable as well as easiest to install) cold expansion, crimp, clamp, quick-connect. This may also be closely related to the...
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