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Plumbing – Mountain View – Types of Pipe
This article is part of a series, whose lead article is Plumbing 101.
Water pipes are generally made of our different types of materials, each of which has it pros and cons.
Galvanized – Found in older houses, no longer permitted
Copper – Quite common
Di-electric coupler – Not a type of pipe, but copper and galvanized MAY NOT directly touch
CPVC – Similar to garden PVC but heavier duty
PEX – A new system using flexible plastic pipe
The building code currently permits copper, CPVC, and PEX.
Other articles provide details about each type and pros and cons of each type.
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