New Garage, New Fishroom, New copper pipes?

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Post by wasserscheu » Mon May 04, 2009 11:31 am

mistergreen wrote: ... yikes, I'd hate to see the bill for stainless steel pipes... ...
... I hate to see the bill for pretty much anything in central Europe :cry:

PVC gets installed too, but is rare around here.

The stainless steel setup for the entire one family house would have been only 500Euro more than the zink :evil: (material is more expensive, but labour requires less hours, as it is easier to install (easier to cut?).

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Post by qumqats » Mon May 04, 2009 7:00 pm

My understanding is that new copper plumbing might be an issue. The inside of the pipe hasn't had a chance to get that green coating yet, so it's leaching a lot of copper and other things into the water.

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