First of all - PEX is legal in Illinois/Chicago - it has been for a few years. It was only illegal because of lobbying by the plumbers unions. In any case,you are in the clear and it should actually add value to your plumbing setup as it can easily be fixed/expanded etc.
Hope that helps -
Link to IL plumbing codes
Run the numbers. Talk with a CPA. Home values shift. No one writes when the values go UP 10%.
Yes, if you cannot afford to sell, rent it out, become an accidental real estate investor like me....it could be a great thing.
Talk with a CPA, then email me with questions.... more