Red flag alert Uponor PEX

Help Support Plumbing Forums:

breplum

Professional
Professional
Joined
Nov 14, 2017
Messages
1,043
Reaction score
500
Location
Lafayette, CA
UPDATE from Uponor: "Our lab confirmed that the issue is related to a manufacturing component. Once we receive your leak repair expenses we will review them and provide resolution to your claim. "

Definitely, then, Uponor has had a problem with this batch.
I am recommending that the homeowner submit a full house repipe quote.
 

JG plumbing

Well-Known Member
Joined
Mar 26, 2021
Messages
1,443
Reaction score
513
Location
Iowa
UPDATE from Uponor: "Our lab confirmed that the issue is related to a manufacturing component. Once we receive your leak repair expenses we will review them and provide resolution to your claim. "

Definitely, then, Uponor has had a problem with this batch.
I am recommending that the homeowner submit a full house repipe quote.
Ooo wow. That's gotta be one and a million.
Thanks for the update.
 

BlueSkyHigh

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jun 17, 2021
Messages
151
Reaction score
62
Location
Northern Virginia, USA
I'l stick to CPVC, never had a problem with that!
A plumber that came to my house recently said that, after about four years, CPVC can become brittle. Not that any of mine is being moved or bent to any degree other than the movement caused by expansion when heated, but is this true or was he just trying to scare me?
 

Twowaxhack

Professional
Professional
Joined
Feb 9, 2021
Messages
4,313
Reaction score
1,895
Location
United states
A plumber that came to my house recently said that, after about four years, CPVC can become brittle. Not that any of mine is being moved or bent to any degree other than the movement caused by expansion when heated, but is this true or was he just trying to scare me?
I would never pipe my house with cpvc. It’s that bad in my opinion.
 

arctic bill

Well-Known Member
Joined
Dec 24, 2020
Messages
274
Reaction score
102
Location
montreal
I am assuming that Uponor honor their guarantee and repipe the whole house. , and if so this it just goes to show what a reliable company and product uponor sells. Please keep us informed .
 

breplum

Professional
Professional
Joined
Nov 14, 2017
Messages
1,043
Reaction score
500
Location
Lafayette, CA
I am assuming that Uponor honor their guarantee and repipe the whole house. , and if so this it just goes to show what a reliable company and product uponor sells. Please keep us informed .
Yes, I will want to see how this plays out with how much of a complete repipe they cover.
 
Top