Believe it or not, but your choice in piping could save you some extra cash. However, it is not as simple as picking the cheapest piping on the market. Cheap normally is inverse with long-lasting. Therefore, you need to do your research to find the piping that is both the best price, but also the best price over time. Thankfully, this video outline the different types of piping options along with their price and durability.
Over the years, licensed plumbers chose copper piping as their pipe of choice. It comes in two types, Type L and Type M. Type L copper piping is used for basements and other underground areas because of its resistance to corrosives. On the other hand, Type M piping is used within houses such as in the walls. While copper piping is long-lasting, it is also expensive. Our next option is less so.
PEX is a type of piping puts the emphasis on ease of installation. It generally includes easy snap-to-connect fittings for connecting the piping. It can also bend freely. This ease of installation leads directly to cost savings on the installation. You could even install if on your own to save even more.