07:48AM | 08/05/07
Member Since: 08/04/07
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I am extending my hot and cold water lines in my kitchen about 3 feet. I have read the advantages and disadvantages to using CPVC v. Copper. Apparently, copper is the better choice, that much I understand. However, since I'm only going 3 ft with the CPVC should I be concerned at all? Will it make much of a difference if I go with copper or CPVC? Thanks for your help in advance.


04:10PM | 08/06/07
Member Since: 01/24/06
1548 lifetime posts
If your sink is 3 feet away from the existing location your talking 6 feet of tubing not 3 as you hopefully want cold and hot water to this sink if I am correct?

Since I buy my Type L copper in 10 ft lengths, this would leave you 4 feet of tubing for any offsets you may have to make.

Personally I would use bamboo and bitumen instead of plastic and toxic glues and primers


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