Plumbing with PEX Tubing

An easy-to-install alternative to copper pipe

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Cordless drill
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Plumbers tape

You'll also need a PEX crimper, cutter and decrimping tool for the brand of PEX that you buy.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • PEX tubing
  • PEX fittings and transitions
  • PEX shutoffs
  • PEX support clamps
  • Bungee cords