PEX Supply Pipe: Everything You Need to Know
No. You can install PEX just like you would other pipe, with main lines and branches to each fixture. But you lose a lot of the benefits of PEX with this system since it requires so many fittings. With the home-run system, you install a manifold in the utility room or some area that’s close to the main water line and water heater, and run a separate PEX tube to each fixture as shown above. This system uses more tubing but is fast and only requires two connections: one at the manifold and ano...
The most professional install of PEX plumbing I have seen on the Internet. Note the clips as the PEX passes thru to footer and bracing with clips part way up. Then there is the equidistant spacing between the lines. True craftsmanship even considering no one will see the work when the walls are closed up.