Last week, I talked about PEX tubing and how home builders are slow to adopt new technologies with good reason.
This week I want to talk a little about new technologies and products which have been developed for homebuilding with a focus on plastic materials.
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I have a friend that is in the pipe and pipe fitting business. He distributes copper and steel pipe and fittings for commercial and residential applications. He is convinced that PEX tubing is going to give everyone cancer and advises everyone not to use it. He also thinks that microwave ovens will give you cancer and won’t go near one, much less eat anything that was cooked in one.
If he knew how PEX was made, he’d be even more freaked out.
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