brass vs pvc

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by vegashomes, Sep 12, 2008.

  1. vegashomes

    vegashomes New Member

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    Is there a reason to go with brass vs pvc for a bathtub drain kit. I have been told that I should use brass for its longetivty but others have sad with the water here in Las Vegas we should use PVC
     
  2. nhmaster

    nhmaster Master Plumber

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    I like brass, It's a lot more rugged and I doubt the water will have any effect on it.
     
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  4. bombjay

    bombjay New Member

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    Agreed....Rugged....In case you ever plug it up the favorite M.O. of drain cleaners is a snake in the overflow to clear the line. A full tub of water might make some people sad when it springs a leak while being snaked!
     
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