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PVC pipe is a popular choice for a wide range of projects as it is easy to work with, long-lasting, and cost effective. However, as any avid DIYer knows, you must get creative when projects don’t go as planned. Before your next project, add these PVC tips of the trade into your back pocket.
But first, let’s look at what PVC is.
PVC or polyvinyl chloride is one of the most widely produced plastics in the world and is used to make PVC plumbing pipe. Different thickness of pipe is classified by “schedule”. The most popular schedule for plumbing applications is Schedule 40.
PVC pipe can also be specified for different usages:
“Fittings” for PVC pipe are the connectors needed to keep pipes together and keep water flowing. These come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Pipes and their fittings are primed and glued together to create a complete seal.
McCoy’s is here to help with all your PVC project needs. We carry a variety of schedule 40 PVC pipe and fittings, CPVC, and DWV. McCoy’s has the tools and accessories to complete your project including PVC primer and glue. Stop by in store or shop online today!