During a major home remodel project, new plumbing was installed in a master and guest bathroom. The plumbing utilized a variety of adapter fittings to connect the copper piping to PEX lines, attached using crimp ring fittings. Allegedly, a crimp ring failed, leading to severe water loss. A fitting that cost less than $0.50, led to thousands in damages and repairs.
ARCCA’s expert conducted a thorough investigation of the evidence to determine the root cause of the failure: