types of plumbing pipes

Which types of pipes are best and worst? How can I tell what kinds of pipes I have in my house?

Question: My home has CPI Dura PEX piping. I heard CPI Dura PEX pipes are bad. Are they?

Answer: CPI Dura PEX Piping are not reliable pipes to have in your home. The pipes crack and ruptures and produce leaks due to oxidization. Dezincification is when water weakens the PEX brass fittings by removing the zinc from the fittings, making them susceptible to breaking.

What You Can Do

You may still be able to get in on the class action suit that has been filed against NIBCO CPI Dura Pex. Learn more here.