PEX tubing or PEX piping has now been added to the plumbers and home builders’ wish list for its numerous benefits. PEX tubing is an investment worth every single penny as it can help you save a lot of money. PEX pipes are easy to install and cost less than copper and other piping materials. Since the process of installing the pipe lines is simple you can save on the labour cost. Moreover very less maintenance and repair works are required for PEX piping. PEX pipes are flexible and they are lighter in weight compared to copper piping. It can be even turned to 90 degree thus the need for an elbow fitting can be avoided. It can also be installed in longer runs without a coupling thus saving the extra cost.
Since it is light in weight plumber can easily deal with it without any extra help and it will also save a lot of time at the time of installation. Since the material is not made out of metal that corrodes and forms build-ups over time they are more convenient for the owner and require less maintenance. Plumbers love to work with PEX piping as they are very easy to work with. Just like an electrical cable it is very flexible and can be bend making it joint free and running in one long pipe line. Cutting a PEX pipe is as easy as cutting a cake unlike copper pipe lines that takes lot of effort and time to cut.