Have you see type of pipe before?

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LoganHB

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We bought our house last year. It’s 100 years old, runs off a well, and the majority of the plumbing was updated to plastic give or take ten years ago.

I’ve had two joint blowouts in less than a month.

First- these are pretty epic failures. What causes blowouts in the pipe AND the fittings?
Second- has anyone seen this type of green pipe before? I’m trying to remove as much of it as I can, but I want to clarify what it is so I use the correct cement and avoid any more joint failures.
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Looks like you need to just cut all that out and start over. Videos not playing for me, just going by the pics.

I assume the person who did that work wasn’t up to date on their plumbing game.
 

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There's green "furniture grade" pvc (NOT for water lines!). There's also green polypropylene products out there, but it's really not common in the states, as far as I know; at least not in residential stuff.

Look for any markings on the pipe. If there's 0, it very well could be that decorative pvc.
 

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People have got to stop hiring the cheapest person they can find. That is dangerous to the health of people doing stuff like that. I am not saying this was you OP. I would get someone in there that is legit and rip all that out.
 

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