Turbulence damages pipes. Always. Avoiding turbulence 100% is an impossible feat for a homeowner so just do the best you can to reduce it by avoiding excessive bends and turns in a system and ensuring you get rid of burrs prior to gluing your joints.
I once had a 12 year old ask me why kitchen sinks have P traps. This young man, had worked with his father under the sink to help fix a slow leak but never got an explanation from his dad. I asked him why he thought sinks needed P traps and he responded, “I’m not […]