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Joints behind kitchen cabinets

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by FRAN1870, 14 Feb 2019.

  1. FRAN1870

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    I have a run of cabinets in my galley kitchen of about 4.5m. The hot cold feed need to be replumbed and will run behind these units.

    Would you rather have copper or my suggestion to the plumber was a single run of plastic rather than having elbows and couplers I can’t get to without ripping out the kitchen.


    Thoughts?
     
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    Ideally ....
    soldered copper would be proper (my choice)
    but a single run of plastic can sometimes be fantastic (If access is difficult)
     
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    Ffs,,,chew on taking longer with copper (proper)...bolox....do it in lead man,,,,more proper!!!!!That copper pipe is abit thin!
     
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    Lol

    Doesn’t every new built have mostly plastic pipe these days?

    I prefer to see copper tbh but this just makes more sense to have a continuous run from entry to sink?
     
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    No access issues before fitting but access after would be a nightmare
     
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