What is PEX? Plus Tips for Using PEX

Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Utility knife

You'll need either a cinch tool or a crimp tool, as well as a crimp cutter.

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • PEX
  • PEX fittings
  • PEX cinch rings or crimp rings
  • Push-in fittings
  • Bend sleeves
  • Copper stub-outs