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    Typically, do you make the truck to branch...

    Typically, do you make the truck to branch connections accessible or concealed?
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    Thanks again for the advice. I'm now at a time...

    Thanks again for the advice. I'm now at a time where I can deal with it and I intend on pulling out every inch of it. All of the horizontal runs I can get at through the floor of the fourth level...
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    Air is compressible and water is not (well, not...

    Air is compressible and water is not (well, not significantly compared to air). If something fails under air pressure, 'stuff' (fittings, pipe segments, etc.) can get shot out at a high velocity.
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    You are right Redwood, I'm sure there is always a...

    You are right Redwood, I'm sure there is always a 'good' way and a more destructive way of doing a repipe. Luckily (or by planning I guess) I'm doing the repipe before laying the hardwood, so floor...
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    Thanks for the replies. Yes, those appollo...

    Thanks for the replies. Yes, those appollo valves are exactly what I am looking for.

    In the past I have mounted an air cylinder to the handle of a regular ball valve and used the the leak sensor...
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    Thank you very much to those who replied. I...

    Thank you very much to those who replied. I spent part of last weekend cutting parts of my subfloor open and tracing the polyb piping back to the manifold. I have traced all of the lines back to...
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    Leak Detection System

    Hello,

    I'm in the process of re-plumbing the supply lines in my house. I will be incorporating leak detection sensors near all connection points as an extra level of defence against water damage...
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    Thanks Cookie. Can anyone else chime in with...

    Thanks Cookie.

    Can anyone else chime in with some pex manifold/tubing recommnedations? From my reading they all have their issues, but I'd prefer to go PEX than to tie into all of the PB that is...
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    No, electricty would not leak in the way that you...

    No, electricty would not leak in the way that you described (i.e. on a continuous basis).
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    Thank you for the reply, Cookie. I will be...

    Thank you for the reply, Cookie. I will be limited to changing to Pex instead of copper since this is a retrofit and accessibility is not easy in certain areas. Having said that, do you have...
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    Polybutylene Advice

    Hello. I've been reading this forum for some time and am hoping to get some advice on my polybutylene plumbing.

    I bought a house in Canada that was built in 1992 and has polybutylene plumbing...
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