Household water pipe is to transfer hot and cool water in our daily life. Therefore, quality of the pipe directly concern our health. Then how to choose household water pipe? Let me introduce you some tips next.
First of all, choose the material
In fact, there are many kinds of water pipes on the market. The common pipes are copper, PB, PPB and PPR. After the comparison of the properties, PPR is best one for household water supply. As a new water pipe, it’s nontoxic, light in weight. Besides, it is resistant to corrosion and pressure. In another hand, the price is proper. Thus it’s the most cost-effective one.
Then, choose the specifications
According to the international standard, there are 10 specs for water pipe. But you may feel confused when facing so many specs. On general occasions, the 20mm, 25mm and 32mm are enough. Another formula method is inch. 20mm is 4’’, while 32mm is 1’.
During the decoration, the header pipe is usually 6’’, while the branches are 4’’. However, you can also choose 6’’ branches to guarantee the flow speed.
Next, choose the quantity
Regular PPR pipe is 4 meters per piece. Normally the plumber will tell the total demand of pipe. Thus you can estimate how many pieces you need. When buy PPR pipe, make sure the quotation is based on meter or piece. Meanwhile, check the length if it meets the requirement.
Last, choose a supplier
Actually, there are lots of suppliers on the market. While the quality and price are quite different. If you can’t distinguish which one is better, then try to consult EverFlex. We are a professional supplier of hoses and pipes. Before the order, we can offer you free sample to check quality. Choose EverFlex and peace your mind. Contact us now.