Step 1 of 6 - The Basics
A dull, silver-gray color that is easily scratched with a coin. Magnets will not cling to lead pipes.
A dull, silver-gray color. Magnets will typically cling to galvanized pipes.
The color of a copper penny. Copper pipe is non-magnetic.
White, rigid pipe that is joined to water supply piping with a clamp. Plastic pipe is non-magnetic.