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I am thinking about re-piping the radiant hot water heating…

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I am thinking about re-piping the radiant hot water heating system which has been converted from a steam system awhile ago. Currently 3-4 inch iron pipes are in place. The system has many missing pipes that were removed due to leaks and a few cast iron radiators and cast iron baseboard have to be replaced. I am considering Pex-Al-Pex manifold for this job. What is your scope on this issue?

Contractor's Assistant: How long has this been going on? And how severe is the problem?

Since 2012 and right now the old system is completely broken.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

The local plumber estimated 41 pipes to be replaced at a cost of 11k

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I'm not going to do the work myself.

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Plumbing
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Plumber: Home Guru, Handyman replied 8 months ago
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Plumber: Home Guru, Handyman replied 8 months ago

Yes PEX is the way to go for sure what are you wanting to know?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
What kind of PEX is better for these kind of applications?
Customer reply replied 8 months ago
What type of manifold would you recommend?
Plumber: Home Guru, Handyman replied 8 months ago

How big of a minifold do you need and what pipe sizes are you using?

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