Pex hot water heater connection. How to connect plumbing to a tankless water heater (EZtankless)

Tie PEX into water pipes at water heater? Hows this look?

Pex hot water heater connection

There are also some huge improvements coming down the pike for pex. I will have to check on that but I believe that is the reason The blue and red are just to make it easier for installers to tell the pipes apart. I am a professional Master Plumber with over 20 years experience. Single wall vent, connector and draft hood have clearances from combstibles. Is this due to temperature or what? Great discussion on Pex, goodnight. Plastic piping should not be attached to a water heater.

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Pex connection on a Water Heater

Pex hot water heater connection

There are good plumbers out there and there are bad ones, doesn't matter if it's pex or copper. On a new house no problem but we do alot of repair and remodel work. With sloping roof deck behind and above servicing flue may be difficult. I woke up this morning with a real bad head cold. There will still be sweating and threading involved for years to come.

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water heater with pex

Pex hot water heater connection

There are good and bad materials just like there are good and bad plumbers. This article has been brought to you by SupplyHouse. If it's going to be 250 feet but isn't that just sort of unbelievable? Maybe the cheapo stuff but not what I'm using. I'm not talking about the home run system which I normally don't use. There is no space to run 18 inches of copper! I'll install anything someone wants for the right money.

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Sioux Chief Water Heater Connectors and Adapters

Pex hot water heater connection

Step 5 — Connect the Manifold to the Copper Pipe A brass manifold is an optional installation. I want you to sit down for a minute and really think about the long term ramifications of where the trade is going. I guess they mean you cant connect to a gas water heater at the top connections but if it has connections on the side of the gas water heater its ok by them to connect to it. What does everyone else think? It is my personal preference that the pex should stop in the wall and transition to copper stub outs with copper flex or solid connections to the water heater. In harsh water pex can rot and the fittings can be eatin by well water.

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Hot and Cold PEX Connections to the Water Heater from Below

Pex hot water heater connection

It may be different in the 2001 code. If you are using an alt account, switch to your main. There is an entire generation of new plumbers that has been convinced that quicker is better. Its a man 1st duty to provide for his family. Fantastic way to save all that precious time and the customer some money too. You may charge the same hourly rate to install either product but theres noway you charge the same and then give the cusomer the choice between copper and pex do you? My post didn't show up: Due to the vast amount of spam we used to get on this sub, we have disabled posts from new reddit accounts. Please, everyone read up on the owner of this site's point of view.

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Hot and Cold PEX Connections to the Water Heater from Below

Pex hot water heater connection

If you have a leaking water heater that you are trying to shut off I would want my shut off valve in a solid material that I could easily get to instead of trying to shut off a valve installed on pex that is potentially flopping all over the place. People can have their own opinion but they cant have their own set of facts Do I know more than most of the code book writers about plumbing? You can't stop progress, it goes on with our without you. First off, here is a link yes its a pdf file to A. Would it not need to be installed within the water heater to get a proper temperature reading? Had to call a plumber because I didn't fancy my soldering skills on something that could flood the house. The expansion tank goes at a tee where the pipe changes from vertical to the horizontal. Use Quality materials and install it in a professional manner and you won't have any problems. Might be a clearance issue, might not be.

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Tie PEX into water pipes at water heater? Hows this look?

Pex hot water heater connection

Wrong Hackney sorry to say I found this out the hard way! Ron H, Take a moment and breathe. By the way is that a code violation or a manufactuers requirement? Okay, Chicago codes require it. The solder will harden as it cools and will seal the connection between the water heater and the copper stub. Please explain so I can comprehend that. Ignite the soldering torch and heat the joint evenly while applying solder.

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