Can I Connect PEX to My Water Heater? PEX cant be directly connected to a water heater. First extend a pipe 18 in. from your water heater and connect the PEX to the pipe.
How do I connect my PEX to my water heater?
2:033:06How to Install a BrassCraft PEX x FIP Water Heater Connector - YouTubeYouTubeStart of suggested clipEnd of suggested clipTo install the connector to the water system. Slide the crimp ring over pecs tube. Completely insertMoreTo install the connector to the water system. Slide the crimp ring over pecs tube. Completely insert barbed end of the connector into pecs tube until tube stops at the base of the fitting.
How far does PEX need to be from water heater?
604.11. PEX shall not be installed within the first 18 inches (457 mm) of piping connected to a water heater.