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You said "I am unsure of my future basement ceiling." If that is the case you may want to put them up in the joists in case usually want to out in a hard ceiling (something I would recommend against). Otherwise just run them on the bottom of the joists and plan on a drop ceiling if you want one later.
I'm not sure of the best way, but you may able to blow some of the material out of your system using an air compressor. I got the idea from watching a house get winterized. The plumber shut off all of the water to the house and opened up every single tap and let all the water come out. He also attached a hose to the hot water tank and drained that out. ...
Nobody knows how to clean PEX tubing, because it's a plastic pipe. On your side I will think about repiping all your the clogged lines. PEX tubing prices have become close to nothing.
It has been common knowledge for at least 30 years now (since the mid-seventies gas shortage) that adding insulation so as to retain heat is a smart choice to save money. This is a common and accepted fact that has been in the mainstream of modern civilization that it is puzzling and disturbing that anyone would ask such an outlandishly obvious question and ...
From comparing chart PEX vs Copper PEX tubing has much much better freeze burst resistance properties than copper. Its very important especially for people who lives in cold climate areas.
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