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      10-20-2019, 11:18 AM   #562
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Originally Posted by vreihen16 View Post
Every home that I ever lived in going back to when I was in diapers had copper pipes, and I have yet to sweat a bad connection. Between the potentials for theft and freeze damage as well as our water eating even certain grades of stainless steel, I have to do ditch every piece of metal in our plumbing system. I wish that it wasn't necessary, but I've spent way too many mornings using the dog's bathroom out in the yard because we had to shut the water off in the house to prevent the basement from flooding after another pipe burst.....
Just make sure you lower your water pressure, I see a lot of issues caused by that with plastic type plumbing. Shame you had to get rid of the copper, other types of piping make my life suck each day due to low pressure.