Copper does not absorb other materials when it comes to contact with them because it is non-permeable. It is a good protector against contamination and you can depend on the piping to give you unadulterated and pure water. It does not rust like iron and the same for PVC. The material is softer than lead or iron hence it is easy to work with. Cost of plumbing problems will be lower than iron as the material is easily soldered or brazed while joining. Its ductile nature of also allows you to eliminate joints or elbows and it enhances the integrity of the piping system. It is also environment -friendly as it does characteristically harm nature like other materials You can also recycle copper and most copper material that is used in the United States comes from scrap recycling. Its presence piping in your home will significantly increase its value and maintenance cost copper piping is very low in comparison.
Copper made water pipes tend to last longer compared to others as they are good at handling heat and they do not lose their strength. They can resist corrosion and will not lose shape by sustained use. when you take installation cost and longevity into account there is nothing to beat copper. PVC pipes are equally cost- effective and considering their low cost the 25 - 50- year life expectancy is more than worth the money you pay for them. Copper being a natural material has proved to be healthy and is also non- toxic making it a favored material for drinking water supply. When the time comes to Copper pipe re water piping your home CALL BATTLEFIELD PLUMBING AND HEATING AND BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT TODAY
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