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middie8

06:47AM | 06/09/05
Member Since: 04/22/04
8 lifetime posts
Bvplumbing
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i am installing a whirlpool faucet and roughed in the water lines just above the subfloor with a sweat to 1/2" male thread on/off valve. Now looking at the installation manuals for a few whirlpool faucets i am thinking of buying I see that all of them are sweated copper right up to the bottom of the handle valve. i thought i could just buy a flexible hose from my valve to the faucet value just like a regular sink. its no biggie. i'll just have to take up some of the subfloor and solder a little more. but if i can use the flexible hose i would like to do that.

please let me know if this is possible

thanks in advance

RayVinZant

04:52AM | 06/15/05
Member Since: 08/29/04
227 lifetime posts
We use PEX flexible piping. You simply install a PEX valve on the copper, then run PEX up to the faucet. On the bottom of the faucet, install a PEX to copper adapter. This makes the installation simple and you have full water pressure. Any time you install a normal flexible connector, you reduce the volume of water to the size of the flexible tube, which is generally 3/8, although you can sometimes buy 1/2 id flexible tubing.

Good Luck

Raymond VinZant Plumbing Prof.
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