Poly B vs. PEX Piping : Verified Facts


Most people don’t bother to know the type of piping that has been installed in their homes. They are just fine with water flowing to all the appliances. However, the situation is changing as there is an increased push to homeowners in Canada to switch from Poly B piping to the new PEX piping. There … Read more

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Can PEX Pipe be Buried?

Can PEX Pipe be Buried

Cross-linked polyethylene pipes popularly known as PEX is a light weight, non-corrosive and highly flexible polymer tubing used for residential water supply. Currently, PEX tubing is taking over the piping industry and all the traditional copper and galvanized steel pipes are being replaced with PEX. However, the question most people are asking is if you … Read more

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Do You Need Insulation on PEX Pipe

Are you worried about freezing in the next winter? Every one of us know that winter visits us annually and there is nothing much we can do to stop it.  We can enjoy the fun activities like creating a snow man and other sporting activities. We also get some negative effects too! The weather gets … Read more

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How to Make A Plumbing Loop Vent?

Do you have recurring unpleasant sewer gas leakages in your home? Its time you installed a plumbing loop vent to solve the problem once and for all. The plumbing loop vent ensures a complete fresh air circulation through your sinks and toilets giving you a perfect circulation in your home. Making a plumbing loop vent … Read more

IPS Vs NPT: What is The Difference?

When you get to the world of plumbing, you will encounter terms like IPS and NPT. IPS stands for Iron Pipe Straight thread where the threads seal on a washer which is common with threads that hoses and toilet faucets attach to. NPT stands for a National Tapered Thread and is also known as ANSI/ASME … Read more

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Pex A  Vs  Pex B Fittings : Everything You Need to Know

Over the years, PEX has been replacing cooper and other piping materials in residential plumbing and domestic piping. The main reason for this is the high durability of PEX, cheap installation costs and its flexibility. This means that every plumber or homeowner who likes handling their projects needs to know as much as they can … Read more

Can You Connect PEX Directly to Electric Water Heater?

Taking a quick hot shower after a long day at work can change your mood drastically. Having an electric water heater at home will give you this heavenly feeling instantly. You can actually install the electric water heater by yourself if you are handy and have all the tools required for the job. However the … Read more

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Where and Why is PEX Banned?

Over the years we have been used to getting our drinking water through galvanized metal pipes. However, PEX a new entrant in the market has drastically changed this phenomenon due to its flexibility and adaptability. It has actually become a hearty issue for most Americans. This notwithstanding, not all states have allowed this transformative plastic … Read more

Best Water Hammer Arrestor in The Market

Best Water Hammer Arrestor

Do you find the banging sound produced when closing water annoying? Water hammer also known as hydraulic shock is the noise caused when high speed water flowing through a pipe suddenly changes direction or stops. It is like suddenly hitting brakes on a high-speed car…in which your body is likely to be thrown in a … Read more

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Best Shower Valves for Pex

Best Shower Valves for pex

Are you tired of crazy bathroom leaks, high water consumption, and fluctuating water temperatures? Well, we have all been there. The magic solution to all these issues is a fixture known as a shower valve. It provides for a consistent and refreshing shower experience. With this device, you are assured of proper regulation of water … Read more

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