PEX pipes works faster and is cheaper for installation. It requires very less time to put them together as compared to metal pipes that needs many joints. It has become quite popular among the building owners as they are more convenient in many ways compared to metal pipes. Heating PEX tubing system can be installed in less than half the time that you need to install a metal heating pipe line. PEX pipe units are cheaper to install and they are also stronger than the PVC pipes. PEX pipelines can cope with higher hot water pressure and are durable and reliable. The PEX pipes that are more than fifty years are still working fine without any problem. Installing these pipe lines you need not think about replacement or maintenance for a long period of time. Plumbers charge on the amount of work involved in installation and the duration of the installation. So those pipelines that are harder to install will cost you a hefty plumbing charge.
By doing a little research you can do the installation on your own. You don’t need any special tool to work with it. A stab-in or a compression fitting can be used to connect to other fittings and copper pipelines. It is not feasible for large projects as it can cost you a lot of money. Crimp ring and cinch clamps can also be used for its installation. A crimp ring is slide through the pipe and then compressed with a crimp ring tool. After doing this it will be ready for connecting to other pipelines and fittings.