Re: water main replacment
Posted by Terry Love on June 08, 19100 at 12:31:06:
In response to Re: water main replacment

: going to replace that old galvinized water main line. ? I replaced a water main line for my grandfathers

: house about five years ago, and used what was then called schedule 40 pvc pipe. It was gray in color.

: My ? is what is better? copper or pvc? And what are the advantages, or disadvantages of each?

: thank you!

: family handyman.

Mr handyman,
Check the link below for piping tips.
If your water is hard, I would go with the plastic pipes. PVC would be fine. No need for CPVC since this is a cold water line only. If water is balanced, then copper may be the way to go. Terry




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