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Saturday, June 13, 2015


Water Supply Lines Installed

This past week, cross-linked polyethylene (or PEX) tubing was run throughout the house to all the plumbing fixtures requiring hot and cold water supply lines. PEX tubing has become the material of choice for many builders and architects in recent years for residential construction, replacing white PVC and Copper as the preferred selection due to it's relatively low up front cost and ease of installation. Clearly identifiable with the read and blue lines representing hot and cold, the PEX tubing can bend in flex without all of the fittings required for rigid PVC or Copper pipes. Below are some images of the PEX installation to date.