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If you're joining together pipes with a threaded joint, you'll still need some plumbing supplies to make sure your pipes don't leak at the joints. Two plumbing supplies you will want to consider are pipe dope and Teflon tape. If you use pipe dope, apply it to the threads of both pipes before you screw them together. Teflon tape is an inexpensive, clean alternative sealant for threaded pipes. You simply get a tight wrap around the threaded pieces of the pipes before you join them together and you'll have a tidy method of keeping your pipes leak free.