When many people are building, they use cement to directly cover the water pipe. Generally, there is no problem. The thermal rate of the pipe can not rise to the point where cement can not withstand it. Use cement to wrap the water pipe directly, and then put tiles on it to save space.
Advantages: This is equivalent to the use of sand to wrap the pipeline, the pipeline will be well protected, but also to save space is also helpful.
Could you wrap it in cement?
Disadvantages: When the pipe wrapped in the sand mixture leaks or the inspection gate on the pipe needs to be opened, it is almost impossible for the water drop pipe to be stripped out of the sand mixture. Hot and cold, pipe burst, can not be repaired. Therefore, this problem, or the owners of their own consideration.