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What’s the best type of pipe for plumbing?

Thumbtack Editors
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The best type of pipe for plumbing depends on your needs and concerns. For example: 

  • PVC lasts indefinitely and is easy to install.
  • PEX is easy to install and isn’t subject to corrosion.
  • Copper is durable and slightly more expensive.

Talk to your plumber about all your options, which may include other types of pipes (CPVC, polyethylene, ABS, polybutylene, etc.)

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