We're having almost all of the plumbing in our old house replaced. In a couple spots, the plumber soldered new copper lines without using a shield, leaving patches of blackened char on nearby PVC drain pipes. He claims this is not a problem at all, period. Is this true, or should we make him replace the burnt pieces?
That's a bunch of BS, I can understand leaving char marks on studs and joists, but not on pvc pipe. If he had to solder where he did, he was just too lazy to take the necessary precautions.
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