How do you fix a hole in a plastic water pipe?

How do you fix a hole in a plastic water pipe?

Epoxy. Repair epoxy is putty or viscous liquid that can be used to repair pipe leaks on PVC and its joints. To repair your pipe or joint using epoxy, first clean and dry the damaged area, ensuring water can’t reach the affected area. If necessary, mix the putty or liquid according to the manufacturer’s directions.

Which PVC glue for sprinklers?

The gold standard, Christy’s Red Hot Blue Glue is the most popular brand when it comes to bonding PVC with fittings. Can be used for PVC applications: potable water, pressure, non-pressure, conduit, drain, duct, DWV, and sewer.

Should I sand PVC pipe before gluing?

In know that PVC should be chamfered and even lightly sanded before gluing for better insertion on the fitting (and probably some other reason). What about CPVC, a manual told me to just cut, apply glue and insert the pipe into the fitting keeping pressure. No sanding, no chamfering and no wiping with primer.

How to fix a broken underground PVC pipe?


  • Pipe
  • 2 straight connectors
  • hacksaw or pipe cutter
  • for PVC,glue and primer
  • for metal,a threader
  • Rags
  • 2 Hours
  • How to make a DIY PVC sprinkler?

    – Use a tape measure and mark off 30-inch sections on each PVC pipe. – Use a ratcheting PVC pipe cutter or a hack saw and cut the pipe at each mark. – You will wind up with 32 30-inch long pieces.

    How to fix an underground broken sprinkler pipe?

    Ensure you have all the required supplies. Nothing is worse than having to run to the hardware store in the middle of a project.

  • Find the rupture. Usually a soggy area of grass,but sometimes it is a geyser.
  • Turn off the sprinklers,if you don’t this could be a very hard task.
  • Dig up the pipe.
  • Cut the pipe.
  • How to repair a leaky PVC drain pipe?

    Clean and Dry the Pipe. Use a clean rag to wipe down the pipe or fitting so it is thoroughly cleaned and dried.

  • Wrap With Repair Tape. Cut a piece of repair tape and wrap it very tightly around the leaky PVC joint or pipe,extending the wraps well beyond the repair area
  • Test the Repair.