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How to Install a PEX Plumbing System

Ed the Plumber explains the process of plumbing with PEX piping with these easy-to-follow instructions.

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  • nailing plates
  • PEX piping and fittings
  • PEX crimps
  • PEX manifold with ball valves
  • PEX stub outs


  • paddle bit
  • hammer
  • soldering kit
  • PEX cutting tool
  • right-angle drill
  • crimp gauge
  • straps and hangers