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by pshep123
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: PEX-A direct pipe passive insulation
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: PEX-A direct pipe passive insulation

Thanks all. It's a completely new experience for me, so I appreciate real-world advice. I think at the very least, turning off the well pump is a must, and draining the lines (there's only one bathroom and one kitchen, all with max 20' home runs), shouldn't take more than a few minutes. I'll also lo...
by pshep123
Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: PEX-A direct pipe passive insulation
Replies: 6
Views: 219

Re: PEX-A direct pipe passive insulation

Hey Shannon - thanks for the reply. I've definitely thought about the winterization process for when I'm not there, but if I go up every weekend, it seems excessive to rinse & repeat so many times.

Well, if I go the pipe insulation route, I'll post my experience here.
by pshep123
Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Plumbing
Topic: PEX-A direct pipe passive insulation
Replies: 6
Views: 219

PEX-A direct pipe passive insulation

First forum topic, and very new to plumbing, although a generally handy guy. In early September, I'm moving into a 40-year old house with copper plumbing throughout. The previous owner winterized the house every year so cold protection during the winter was never an issue. However, I plan on using t...