You are not logged in.

Reply

Dear visitor, welcome to SPRINKLER TALK FORUM - You Got Questions, We've Got Answers. If this is your first visit here, please read the Help. It explains how this page works. You must be registered before you can use all the page's features. Please use the registration form, to register here or read more information about the registration process. If you are already registered, please login here.

Attention: The last reply to this post was 822 days ago. The thread may already be out of date. Please consider creating a new thread.

Message information
Message
Settings
Automatically converts internet addresses into links by adding [url] and [/url] around them.
Smiley code in your message such as :) is automatically displayed as image.
You can use BBCode to format your message, if this option is enabled.
Security measure

Please enter the letters that are shown in the picture below (without spaces, and upper or lower case can be used).

The last 5 posts

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 10:21am

by Wet_Boots

Boots,
Is that a code thing or a function thing?
It follows from the codes, because the backflow preventer is above ground next to the house. It needs the support from copper through the wall, and upstream of the PVB or RPZ (sometimes there is a transition to PVC right after the backflow preventer)

PEX is never approved for outdoor above-ground use - maybe it's a sunlight concern

As for indoor plumbing, there is little reason to not transition to one-inch as soon as possible in a supply run, if you have the slightest question in the matter.

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 10:06am

by Luke1

Should I go with 1" or 3/4" inside the house?

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 8:10am

by GatorGuy

Boots,
Is that a code thing or a function thing?

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 7:49am

by Wet_Boots

You can't run PEX through an exterior wall, unless it's below grade with a sleeve. I transition to copper, and use all copper and brass for the exterior above-ground plumbing.

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 1:31am

by Luke1

3/4" PEX or 1" PEX

Hello,

Should I use 1" PEX or 3/4" PEX from my main in the basement to outside?