We often get calls from home-owners who was confused whether to use GI pipeline or CPVC pipe line for Bathroom Plumbing. Firstly let’s see what these 2 pipes are made of.
“GI pipes” are galvanized iron pipes made of iron/ zinc.
“CPVC pipes” are Chlorinated Poly Vinyl Chloride made up of Chlorine/ Ethylene/ Color Pigments/ Additives.
GI pipes were traditionally used by builders & architects until CPVC pipes came in market. And now CPVC pipes are extensively used for building pipeline purpose. There are several advantages of having CPVC pipes, like