Put on your safety gear and cut the pipe to the right length using a hacksaw. Afterwards clean up the edges by removing any fragments left over from the sawing.
Put the pipe into the converter and add the elbow. Place the second piece of pipe into the elbow and measure where the solenoid will sit. Before you cut the pipe to size, remember the solenoid and pipe will need to fit under a cover, so take that into account when measuring.
Asbestos, lead-based paints and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber are health hazards you need to look out for when renovating older homes. These substances can easily be disturbed when renovating and exposure to them can cause a range of life-threatening diseases and conditions including cancer. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page.
When following our advice in our D.I.Y. videos, make sure you use all equipment, including PPE, safely by following the manufacturer’s instructions. Check that the equipment is suitable for the task and that PPE fits properly. If you are unsure, hire an expert to do the job or talk to a Bunnings Team Member.