How To Solder Copper Pipe
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Learning how to solder copper pipe is an important skill for any homeowner, and being able to sweat your own pipes can save you thousands in plumbing bills over the life of your home.While you may be a little nervous about tackling plumbing jobs without experience, this is one job that anyone can learn by following a few simple steps.
Read the guide below, and by the time you're finished, you should feel confident that you know how to solder copper pipe.What You'll Need Thankfully, there are only a few supplies you'll need for this job.
Each of the tools you're going to need is inexpensive, and they come in handy, so you should consider buying them if you don't already have them available.Here's what you'll need: Propane torchLead-free solderFluxFlux brushMeasuring tapeSharpie markerPipe cutterPipe fitting brushEmery clothPipe deburrerWork glovesStep I: Cutting the Pipe Depending on the job you're working on, you may not be cutting any pipe at all.
But, for most jobs, you'll be cutting the pipe to size.Before you begin, make sure to shut off your water supply.Measure your project to see how long your length of pipe will be, and mark your measurement on the pipe using a marker.