Plumbing Supplies & Skills

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How Often Should Flexible Drain Pipe Fittings be Replaced?

When it comes to flexible drain pipe fittings there isn't a magic number that can tell you when to replace

How to Clamp a Poly Pipe to a Plastic Barb Fitting

You can install plastic barb fittings into your existing pipe system without much effort, and in such

PVC Solvent Cement: Important Safety Precautions

PVC solvent cement can be your greatest ally or your worst nightmare. When you need to combine two pieces

How to Use a Plastic Pipe Cutter

If you’re cutting plastic or PVC pipe, the simplest way is to use a plastic pipe cutter. It’s

Tools Needed to Repair PVC Pipe

When you need to repair PVC pipe, the work will proceed more smoothly if you have the correct tools on

PVC Pipe Repair Couplings: Basic Information

PVC pipe repair is a project that any do-it-yourself homeowner can do easily with simple plumbing tools.

Steel vs Plastic Plumbing Pipe

When it comes time to upgrade the plumbing in your home, you may wonder whether to use plastic plumbing

How to Install PVC Drain Tile

To protect your home against water damage, you should install a PVC drain tile to channel water away

How to Attach PVC Pipes to Steel Pipes

If you are looking for an economical way to change your pipes, try attaching PVC pipes to your steel

How to Connect Pressure Sewer Pipes to Non-Pressure PVC Pipes

There are any number of ways to fit pvc pipes together, even if they are made for different purposes.

How to Attach White PVC to Black PVC

Black ABS plastic pipe is often referred to as black PVC. It's similar in property to PVC, but is slightly

How to Connect Plastic Pipe to Copper Pipe

Plastic pipe will not be suitable for joining to all metal or other pipes of different materials. You

How to Connect a Shut off Valve to a PVC Pipe

A PVC pipe is a versatile plumbing material attach to other types of plumbing materials through various

How to Patch a Leaking PEX Connector

Repairing a PEX connector is something that you can do on your own. PEX is the abbreviation for cross-linked

How to Install a Pre Insulated PEX Pipe

If you are planning to use insulated PEX pipe in your installation, then you should be able to fit these

How to Unclog PEX Pipes

PEX pipes revolutionized plumbing by eliminating the need to solder fittings or to join pipe sections

How to Remove PEX Compression Fittings

If you have old PEX compression fittings, then you may want to remove them. You may also need to remove

How to Install a Vanguard PEX Turnout

Vanguard PEX requires fewer fittings than other piping material because it is more flexible. Hence, when

How to Install PEX Valves

Installing pex valves sounds like a daunting task. However with a few easy steps you can get the job

How to Make a PEX Tube Uncoiler

A PEX tube uncoiler is basically a type of a mechanism that is made to hold coil. It will unwind it gradually

How to Set Up PEX Radiant Heat for Floor Heating

One of the most popular heating options in new construction as well as remodels is the PEX radiant heat.

How to Make a PEX Crimping Tool

Making a PEX crimping tool may sound daunting and hard to do however it can be done easily and used if

How to Patch Leaking PEX Piping

Available in Europe for decades, PEX piping was introduced to the United States in the 1980s. It is used

How to Add PEX Plumbing to Older Pipes

PEX plumbing is supremely adaptable to existing piping systems via special fittings for PEX to CPVC,

How to Install a PEX Temperature Gauge

A PEX temperature gauge is basically a flat piece of metal that has some cut outs on either side. PEX

Copper Pipe Prices vs PEX Pipe Prices

PEX prices are much lower than copper pipe prices. Yet, PEX comes with several advantages. It has a high

How to Measure PEX Pipe Fittings

PEX pipe fittings make a huge impact on how well your PEX pipes are installed. Without the proper sized

How to Uncoil a PEX Tube without an Uncoiler

It is really easily to uncoil a PEX tube without spending your money on purchasing an expensive uncoiler.

How Long Do PEX Pipes Last?

PEX pipes are the most advanced piping material of this time. It works well against corrosive material

How to Use Non-Crimping PEX Connectors

Recently more and more people have begun to use PEX piping and PEX connectors for the plumbing in their

How to Use a PEX Expander Tool

There are a few tips involved in using a PEX expander tool. In order to use the expander tool, you will

5 Most Common PEX Fitting Sizes

PEX fitting is rarely needed since the PEX tubes do not have many leaks and breaks. PEX fittings are

How Long Can PEX Piping Be Exposed to Sunlight?

When it comes to plumbing, PEX piping has several qualities that give it an edge over other materials.

Can You Cross PEX Pipe Tubing?

Cross linked PEX pipe tubing will not allow your water supply piping system to corrode or develop any

Where Is PEX Tubing Approved for Use?

PEX tubing, or cross-linked polyethylene, has been used for some time in various types of commercial

Pros and Cons of Insulated PEX Pipe

If you are looking for a pipe that you can use underground in any weather, then you should consider the

Benefits of Installing a PEX Barrier

Nowadays, instead of using metal pipes, a new range is used called PEX barrier pipes. These are made

How to Use a PEX Crimp Tool

It is best to rent a PEX crimp tool when installing PEX pipe. This tool is a necessity to perform your

Best and Worst Plumbing Conditions for Pex Tubing

PEX tubing is a type of tubing that can withstand the adverse affects of extreme heat and cold unlike

How to Connect Copper Pipe to PVC

If you want to make a connection between some copper pipes and PVC pipes, then you need to have a special