There’s something in your home carrying drinking water, sewage and gas. And no, it’s not Grandpa Lou after a big chili dinner. It’s called PVC pipe. Have you heard of it? Rarely thought about or seen, PVC pipe (PolyVinylChloride) is commonly used in home construction because it’s inexpensive, versatile and easy to assemble. This pipe can be found snaking through your walls, under your floor, and in your attic. It’s high time to bring this household plumbing staple out of hiding and into the limelight with these easy DIY projects.
All you need to get started is leftover PVC pipe, a glue gun and your imagination.
Bring your PVC pipe dreams into Home Depot, and they’ll cut the pipe for you at no cost. If you want to do it yourself, purchase a ratchet-style cutter, which you can find at your local hardware store for about $100.
Here are a few different ways you can get organized, play games or decorate your home with a PVC pipe project. What else can you dream up? Here are a few more ideas to get you started: