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  • Q&A: Copper vs. Plastic Plumbing

    Q: I’m currently remodeling a vacation home where the copper plumbing has developed pinhole leaks because of an acid water condition. To save money, my client wants to replace the copper pipes with CPVC plastic, but my plumber says that’s a bad idea. Who’s right?