What Piping Is Right For You?
Are you planning on building or remodeling? Maybe you are planning on a water heater installation. There is a good chance that you will need to pick out some new piping. There are several different choices available to you.
In this video, you will see each option compared and contrasted.
Copper is a great choice when it comes to piping. It has been around for the longest time. There is good reason for this too. It is extremely durable. However, it can also be expensive as well. The labor costs are similarly expensive. Thankfully, new options have emerged on the market.
The next option is CPVC piping. It is currently the most common type of piping in American homes. It is malleable and easy to cut. Further, it is a cost efficient option because it is cheaper than copper. However, there may be a new contender that is even better.
PEX piping originated in 1972 but was never really popularize until the 2000s. It has approximately the same lifespan as copper but at a fraction of the price. This is because the install is much faster thanks to the malleability of the pipes. They bend super easily.