From the Workshop: Pipe Fittings
One of the job prerequisites of being a farmer is a jack-of-all-trades qualification. Turning your hand to a wide variety of trades saves considerable time and money, especially when you live in remote rural areas where tradesmen are hard to find, or charge large call-out fees. Most farmers wouldn't think twice about doing their own plumbing work, even around the house, so it pays to stay abreast of some of the products which can make our lives a little bit easier.
From installing a sink in the workshop, to plumbing in a crib room or ablution block, there are several approaches to pipework other than using PVC or poly pipe. Much of this domestic-style plumbing has traditionally used copper pipe, but PEX pipe has become increasingly popular due to its lower cost and ease of installation.
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