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I see a lot of people using pex for domestic water in new houses. In your opinion what are the advantages and disadvantages of using it.
Pex is an excellent product for hot and cold water. Use the fittings that insert and are crimped on instead of the bulky outside fittings. You can rent the tool to crimp each fitting. The only restriction that I know of is Pex buried under concrete, check out your supplier if going this way.
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