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    SharkBite   3/4 in. Push-to-Connect x 3/4 in. FIP x 12 in. Braided Stainless Steel Water Heater Connector
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    • Description
      Model
      u3088flex12lf
      Internet/Catalog:
      202270645
      Store SKU:
      576832

      The 3/4 in. x 12 in. SharkBite Water Heater Connector allows you to easily connect your Hot and Cold Water Supply lines to your Water Heater. After applying pipe thread tape to the MIP nipples on your water heater, thread the FIP end of the Water Heater connector onto the tank and tighten with channel locks. Then simply push the SharkBite Push-Fit end onto Copper, PEX, or CPVC pipes and your Water Heater is connected. The braided stainless steel connectors are available in different lengths from 12 in. - 24 in. (18 in. Available with Integrated Ball Valve) and are also available in Corrugated Stainless Steel. SharkBite Water Heater Connectors will decrease the amount of time and effort needed to install a Water Heater in your home and are the fastest way to complete your project.

      • Lead free DZR brass fittings, braided stainless steel hose
      • Use to connect water heater to any combination of copper, PEX, or CPVC pipe
      • Innovative push-fit design makes for quick and easy installation
      • Push-fit connections require no solder, glue or unions
      • Decreases the amount of time and effort needed to connect water heater to pipe
      • Demount clip allows user to release the pipe from the fitting if mistake is made (sold separately)
      • Corrosion resistant to improve longevity
      • Design certified and listed to ASSE 1061 and NSF/ANSI 372-2010 and NSF/ANSI 65
      • Meets IAPMO, UPC, IPC and cUPC requirements
    • Specifications
      Finish Family :
      Silver Metallic
      Material :
      Stainless Steel - DZR Brass
      Product Depth (in.) :
      1.26
      Product Height (in.) :
      12
      Product Type :
      Supply Line WH
      Product Weight (lb.) :
      0.483
      Product Width (in.) :
      1.26
      Returnable :
      90-Day
    • Reviews
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      Ratings & Reviews

      96% of customers recommend this product
      4.8
      Out of 5:
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      Customer Images (14)
      • Inside Rubber Hose Problems
      • June 12, 2014

      I installed this hose two years ago and just replaced it with traditional copper flex hose. Our city water has chlorine which will eat up the inside of the rubber hose. We had hundreds of small black pieces of rubber in our hot water lines and clogged up our faucet strainers. Our dishwasher is a mess! I cut the hose apart and it is filled with small pieces of black rubber. I would never buy a rubber hose for a hot water heater again.

      Pros Easy to Install, No Leaks Cons Quality
      • DIY

      homerepairman

      Oklahoma City, OK
      45 to 54, Male
      5 out of 5 people found this helpful
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      By: homerepairman
    • Shipping & Delivery Options

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      Express Delivery from Store is available for items currently in stock at a The Home Depot store within a delivery ZIP code. A driver from a local store will deliver the item(s).


      Outside Delivery:  Service includes delivery to area outside the house which is accessible by delivery equipment.


      Threshold Delivery: Service includes delivery across your first doorway or threshold (ie. garage, backyard, deck, first room of the home).


    This item cannot be shipped to the following state(s): AK,GU,HI,PR,VI

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