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Old 10-18-2014, 09:54 PM   #1
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PEX piping

For those who used pex over copper for bathroom remodels.

Have it caused you any problems yet?
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Old 10-18-2014, 10:44 PM   #2
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Funny this comes up today....

I just bought a bunch of sharkbite couplings, 90s, and a few lengths of pex for a bathroom remodel I'm doing at my mom's. Spliced into the original copper supply lines, popped the couplings on and ran the new pex. No leaks or anything, just make sure your cuts are squared. Way faster and easier than busting out the soldering stuff. The pex is way cheaper than copper (I think I paid like $1.89 for a 5' section) but the sharkbites are somewhat pricey.


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