|Posted by Jeff on November 10, 2002 at 11:46:48:|
I have a hot water leak somewhere between my water heater and one of two baths. Plumbers seem split on the opinion as to: 1) hire a leak detection company, then jackhammer the floor to repair the leak; or 2) go up into the attic and re-plumb the two bathrooms. I'm leaning toward the replumb because my reseach indicates that copper pipe leaks are common in concrete slab homes. I'd appreciate your thoughts - and if you agree that re-plumbing thru the attic is the way to go, then what type of piping material do you recommend (copper, pvc, pex, poly, etc) ?
Thanks in advance for you help !