Specific materials are designed for water and gas supply or drainage, while others are chosen for beverage lines or handling pressurization and hot temperatures
Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) pipe is generally used for non-pressurized plumbing lines or drain, waste and vent applications
Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC) is used in hot water supply applications, sprinkler systems and drain lines
Copper tubing is used for water supply lines and heated water applications, such as water heaters or bath and shower lines
Brass is primarily used for supplying hot water, such as water heater applications
Poly pipe allows fluid levels to be monitored in applications such as drinking water or pneumatic control lines
Vinyl tubing is most often used for chemicals, gases and liquids, has a rubber-like flexibility and is resistant to acids, alkalis and many solvents
Black and galvanized pipe can offer an industrial look when left exposed in various rooms of the
house, and can lend a modern look to shelving, light fixtures and furniture applications. Click the
guides in this section for step-by-step project instructions.
To complete your plumbing job successfully, stock up on these must-have accessories
Hangers hold pipes in place
Chemicals & solvents securely bond pipes together
Solder & flux adhere to copper & brass
We carry high-quality plumbing parts and plumbing repair products so you can get the job done right. You can find PVC pipes, fittings, toilet repair kits, specialty pipes and more at The Home Depot.
Our buying guides can help you figure out the right parts, products and tools you need for your plumbing project. If you want to complete the project yourself, we offer plumbing project guides that provide step-by-step instructions. If you need help with installation, we have licensed and insured professionals who are experts in the latest industry standards and trends and can ensure the project is completed successfully.