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Location: USA


Friday, April 1st 2005, 11:46am

PVC or POLY ???

Hey guys I"m installing my VERY FIRST sprinkler system, different contractors tell me different things about what they use and why ? can you tell me which is better for my system ? PVC or Poly pipes ?
thank you in advance


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Saturday, April 2nd 2005, 12:02pm

This is a personal preference, they both have their pros and cons. PVC is generally used in non freezing climates, whereas poly pipe is generally used in freezing climates. If you already have a lawn established, I would suggest poly pipe, it is a cleaner install which eliminates trenching (because the poly pipe is pulled into the ground) and generally lasts longer than PVC in my opinion.

Tony Posey
Ridge Run Landscapes


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Location: USA


Thursday, April 7th 2005, 9:04am

they are both OK poly is easier to use as it is in rolls.
Vincent Nestor
Nestor's Sprinklers & Lighting

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