Here’s a COMPLETE guide on how to transition to PEX, copper, Polybutylene, CPVC and galvanized piping. If you are doing renovations at home and are looking to do some plumbing work, you absolutely need to watch this video!
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Copper to (PEX, CPVC) – 00:21
CPVC to (PEX, Copper) – 02:10
Polybutylene to (PEX, CPVC and Copper) – 03:18
Galvanized to (PEX, CPVC and Copper) – 04:39
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