When the time has come to remodel your home plumbing system, or you are building a new home, an important decision is to choose between plastic or metal pipes.
Some of the factors to keep in mind when making your decision are: cost; health and environmental problems; and, if the replacement of part of the pipeline system, the type of pipes ( it is also known as “ประเภทของท่อ” in the Thai language) already installed.
Metal Pipe: Copper pipe is the most popular type for a new home. They tend to leak, recyclable, durable and heat-tolerant. The biggest drawback is the high price of copper – although some might say the price of a decent quality. They also can be difficult to install, making it less likely this could be a DIY project.
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Galvanized pipes are sometimes found in homes. It is very heavy and may contain lead that can be released into your water if it corrodes pipes. If your home is older and has a galvanized pipe, it could be time to consider replacing them.
Plastic pipe: plastic pipe is the modern option that is relatively inexpensive and lightweight. They do not rust or rust from time to time by means of metal. Plastic is easier to work with people who want to try at home DIY plumbing projects.
The most commonly used types of PVC plastic pipe. PVC is popular for bathrooms and ventilation. It is good at handling high water pressure, and the stock of other upsides of plastic. Some people feel the PVC pipes deliver water a plastic taste.
Less well-known forms of plastic pipes including PB pipe, which can be used as a cheap substitute for copper pipe was broken, but of low quality; and HDPE pipes, flexible and durable, give them a wide application usability pipe.