Why would CPVC have burst underneath house?

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  1. Feb 22, 2018 #1

    farmerjohn1324

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    I used the same purple +orange method that I've used always.

    Is it because of the weight of the slab? It's underneath this tile.

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    It could have frozen. More details are needed.
     
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    How do you know it burst?
     
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    Did you pressure test it before you poured the slab? That was the time to repair it before you filled it in and put tile down.

    Preplanning is key in construction.
     
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    :agree:Evidentley not
     
  6. Feb 25, 2018 #6

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    It didn't burst. The city called me and said my meter was spinning and I had a leak coming from under the house.

    Turns out, it was a line going from one outdoor spicket to another.

    I assumed the worst because this was my first time laying any pipes underground.
     
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