Questions tagged [copper-tubing]

The tag has no usage guidance.

11 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
0 answers
754 views

How can I decommission a copper pipe through a concrete wall?

A previous owner of my house installed a 1/2" copper tube gas line through the basement wall beneath ground level to install a grill, which an owner after him removed, leaving the line buried. I ...
zaen's user avatar
  • 139
0 votes
0 answers
48 views

Connecting Large Copper Pipe To PEX With Sharkbyte

I have some 4-6 inch copper piping that I need to replace a portion of. I have looked and can go copper to pex no problem. But is is it possible to go from 4-6 inch copper to PEX? There is a ...
Stanley Jones's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
27 views

On a dedicated hot water recirculation line can you reduce the diameter of the line at a certain point?

Our dedicated recirc line/race track is essentially square shaped with 8' sides. However our sink/dishwasher (1.5TFU) is 25' developed length away. A 50' round trip to make it back to the "square&...
Larry Lupe's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
26 views

Minisplit Install With Thin-Walled Lineset

I'm currently installing a multi-zone minisplit in my home. Unfortunately, I bought the cheapest linesets I could find. The 1/4" line has thinner walls and is very difficult to flare and torque ...
scott's user avatar
  • 21
0 votes
0 answers
92 views

Removing old copper threaded fitting to iron T fitting

I have a house with old piping. My well water slowly eats away at copper piping, so after 20 years, the old copper piping is failing. Most of it has been replaced. I am installing a new washing ...
awaykent's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
1k views

Running line set for minisplit through soffit

I am installing MrCool DIY minisplits. I am wishing that I had just hired a professional, but unfortunately I'm too deep into this to change course at this point. My question is whether it is okay for ...
reynoldsnlp's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
390 views

Can I use a liquid line with a slight dent?

Installing a mini-split in the US. On the indoor units, the liquid line coming from the unit is 8mm, not 1/4, though it has 1/4 flare fitting. Trying to bend the line into position, I've indented the ...
scott's user avatar
  • 21
0 votes
0 answers
556 views

How to cap a copper water line to a fridge without turning off water valve

I'm in kind of a difficult situation, I'm moving out of my old apartment and I need to get the fridge out but there is no water shutoff valve in any of the units in my complex. It's an older building ...
Anthony's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
4k views

Soft copper Tubing for exterior LP Gas Lines

What are the Copper Pipes Connected to the LP Gas Tanks outside coated with? And is it Code That they have to have that coating on them?
brian ahearn's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
197 views

Finding the copper pipes the radiant floor heating converges

I'm trying to troubleshoot our central heating system in our residential house. Our house was built around the 90s and I've found that we use Radiant Floor Heating. The plans I've obtained from the ...
kozner's user avatar
  • 133
-1 votes
1 answer
547 views

Lineset sizing for multi-zone mini-split

I'm installing a 48k multi-zone mini-split in the garage. The zones are 18k, 18k and 12k. All of the indoor units say they require 1/4" x 1/2" linesets in the install manuals. The ...
scott's user avatar
  • 21