Hello! My name is Jackie Fritz and I heard on "Holmes on Homes" that within a few years, metal touching copper pipes will eat a hole in the piping. Is this true or is Mike Holmes wrong? I take his show to be truthful and benefiting to those like me who are re-doing their homes themselves. Thank you for your time, and hopefully this will help me to know whether this is a serious mistake to avoid or something to disregard as not important.
Again Thank You,
Jackie Fritz Home refinisher - Camden, New Jersey
October 21, 2010
It depends on the metals, but yes, that type of thing does happen. Look up "galvanic corrosion" in your favorite internet search engine.
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