Hi folks,

Just did my first PEX installation. It was a fast process. Each crimp passed the go/no go test, and the water is back on with no leaks.

I'm still a bit leery that this method actually works. Waiting for the day when a tube pops off the barbs and my house floods at 65 gpm....


1) Are there any signs I should look for that reveal a bad crimp (not including the go/no go)?
2) Do crimps ever start off as water-tight and then eventually come loose? Or, is a crimp either good or bad, meaning a good crimp is and stays water tight, and a bad crimp leaks immediately. (Hope this makes sense)

Note: I'm using crimp rite crimp rings.

Thanks again and kind regards,