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When to Use Sealants on Threaded Plumbing Connections | This Old House

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Published on Aug 11, 2014
Making watertight connections with This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey. (See below for a shopping list.)
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Shopping List for When to Use Sealants on Threaded Plumbing Connections:
teflon tape [https://amzn.to/2N9055D], used to wrap around threaded plastic fittings
pipe sealant [https://amzn.to/31ctaAs] (a.k.a. pipe dope), used for brushing onto threaded fittings
wicking string [https://amzn.to/2NU0xnN], used to wrap around and fill spaces between male threads

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