I am in the process of getting quotes to re fit my central heating.
One fitter has suggested using plastic pipes throughout - I have never heard of this previously and my understanding was that Copper pipe work was the norm. - Clearly he is the cheaper option.....not laways the wisest choice.
He said he uses plastic to protect from future decay? - It will last for years?
Are there any views from the proffessionals - any views will be appreicated.
As long as it is barrier pipe (twin wall pipe) there shouldn't be a problem. Normally boiler manufacturers insist on copper tails at least 1 metre long from the boiler but then they can be changed to plastic. The gas pipe must be run in copper the whole way
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