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I saw a compression valve on the CPVC pipe, I wasn’t sure if that was good.
I don’t really like sharkbite, unless it’s temporary or if I have to use them, I will only use them if they’re not going to be inaccessible.
Yes, you can compress metal ferrules onto cpvc.

Yeah, I would only use in open areas. To be honest no high end homes here have cpvc.

Only shacks and fish camps really……
 

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I was at a $2 million 4 story condo to with cpvc and compression stops. Leak call, guess what was leaking? Makes my skin crawl to see compression stops on cpvc. I sold new stops throughout the house, a Water Cop system and a whole house filtration package.
You can wrap the ferrule with one or two wraps of Teflon tape to stop nuisance leaks. This is more common when you have a circulation water system.

I agree with you, skin crawl when I see it.
 

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80% of the homes built here 2000 and up have CPVC in them 80% of them have compression stops on them. We, have used compression stops on them. Never had an issue with them being compression. Im more concerned of a dumbas5 not drying off the stub out good enough or cleaning the paint off of the pipe and the sh!t blowing off in the middle of the night. Florida air doesnt do copper right.
CPVC is so cringe
 
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