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bcaputo

05:27PM | 10/21/05
Member Since: 12/16/04
16 lifetime posts
Water feed tubing for the toilet bowl has green oxidation on connection fitting. Plumbing is only three years old, piping is brass finished tubing from brass shut off valve. Is this a concern, should I clean it and best way to proceed. Thanks.

RayVinZant

11:12AM | 10/27/05
Member Since: 08/29/04
227 lifetime posts
The oxidation is a normal thing for copper. Once it forms the coating it will stop. There is no hazard from this and the pipe is not breaking down. If you clean off the oxidation, it will simply reform. The only way to stop this from happening is to clean it with green choregirl pad, then coat it with a clear finish that prevents oxygen from getting to the surface. It will still eventually get to the surface, but it will stay shiny longer.

Good Luck

Raymond VinZant Plumbing Prof.

bcaputo

01:46PM | 10/27/05
Member Since: 12/16/04
16 lifetime posts
Thank you for your responce to my green oxidation problem.. I appreciate the knowledge of your reply, Bob .


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