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      MasterPlumbers
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      what are some suspected causes of pinhole leaks in copper piping at homes

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      1- Poor Design

      2- Poor workmanship in installation

      3- Excessive velocity ESPECIALLY on water over 180 degrees should be liminted to no more then 2-3 FPS

      4- Hard water

      5- acidic water

      6- Using a self cleaning (ACID TYPE) flux and not properly flushing it out (See 2)

      7- Non reaming of tubing ends causing turbulent flow (see 2

      8- Under sized piping (see 1)

      9- Chemicals added to water supply

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