Flexible PVC/vinyl tubing for pool plumbing

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Flexible PVC/vinyl tubing for pool plumbing

Postby wdpool » Wed 16 Aug, 2006 10:11


Is it OK to use flexible PVC/vinyl tubing or pool vacuum hose for pool plumbing?? I would like to use the flexible stuff on both the suction and return side, ie. intake to 3/4" Hayward pump to DE filter and from DE filter to return.


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Postby Walter » Wed 16 Aug, 2006 14:45

I have it on my pool but it is an above ground pool, we install sch40 pvc on all inground pools
We are a custom pool and spa builder. We can only offer suggestions with the information given. Don't hesitate to email me if you have a questions and I will answer it as best as I can or point you in the right direction.

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