There are three primary methods to installing a PEX plumbing system: Trunk-and-branch, Homerun, and Uponor Logic. With more than one way to install a PEX system, what’s the difference?

1. Trunk-and-branch plumbing method

This method is one of the most common, but it certainly isn’t the most efficient. Trunk-and-branch plumbing applications require an absurd amount of connections, which ultimately takes more time to install. Not to mention, there is a higher potential for leaks with all those connection points.

2. Homerun plumbing method

Homerun plumbing uses minimal connections in comparison to trunk-and-branch, but it uses a whopping three times more pipe. That’s just inefficient excess — from costs to installation — it’s a waste of time, money and product.

3. Uponor Logic PEX plumbing method

Uponor listened to the experts in the field and designed a system that benefits both the installer and the homeowner. Uponor Logic uses minimal fittings, minimal connections and minimal PEX pipe compared to both trunk-and-branch and homerun plumbing. One might even say it’s the logical choice for Uponor PEX plumbing installations (if it wasn’t already completely obviously from the method name).

Watch the video below to see the time savings of an Uponor Logic PEX plumbing installation compared to CPVC, copper and PEX crimp systems.

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