: > Some of the pipes are outdoors though and the CPVC manufacturer
: > recommends shielding them from UV to avoid brittleness. A "water
: > based paint" of some unspecified type is an allowable covering.
: Any outdoor LATEX paint is water based. Benjamin Moore makes a good
: paint. Unless you have a huge amount of above ground pipes, you'll
: probably get away with just a quart of paint and a quart of primer.
: Pick a dark color - it cuts down on UV better.
Thank you Ed, I'll look for the good paint. Do you think I'll be able
to get decent UV veiling with with multiple coats of a lighter color
on top of the primer to avoid a dark color? Or would a primer+darker
color+primer+lighter color be better in that the outside of my home is
painted off-white and the pipes would look funky if they weren't a