Re: Supply pipe replacement question: copper vs plastic
Posted by mike on November 05, 19100 at 17:20:50:
In response to Re: Supply pipe replacement question: copper vs plastic
:: I need to replace the galvanized supply pipe
:: running underground from the street to my
:: house. My plumber has recommended replacing it
:: with "1-inch black plastic pipe". His stated <>

: If I were you I would call another plumber.
: There's NO WAY that black plastic pipe
: (commonly called "junk pipe" by every plumber
: that I know to be a "Professional". I have
: been a plumber for about 40 years and I have
: never had to replace a Soft Copper (type K, or
: type L) water service pipe. I have never ...

OOPS! I was reading some other stuff on this site and I confused my facts. (Damn!) My plumber wants to use 1-inch Schedule 40 PVC. Does this change your opinion?

Thanks (and sorry),
Mike



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