Why Piping Systems Experience Corrosion

Why Piping Systems Experience Corrosion

As a facility manager, you’re responsible for the smooth operations of all the systems within your Chicago building, and this includes all the plumbing and piping systems. Over time, these systems can corrode, leaving you with leaking pipes and potential water and...
How Hard Water Affects Your Building Plumbing System

How Hard Water Affects Your Building Plumbing System

Does your Chicago building have hard water? While hard water isn’t a health risk, it can be annoying. This is because hard water has a lot of dissolved minerals in it, like calcium, lime and magnesium, which can all find their way onto your faucets, showerheads and...
2 Reasons Why Copper Pipes Might Need to Be Epoxy Lined

2 Reasons Why Copper Pipes Might Need to Be Epoxy Lined

Copper is the go-to choice when it comes to commercial building plumbing systems. It’s durable, doesn’t run and is antimicrobial, but it is susceptible to corrosion. Thankfully, epoxy pipe lining can extend the useful like of your copper plumbing pipes by as much...
What Type of Building is a Good Candidate for Pipelining?

What Type of Building is a Good Candidate for Pipelining?

Is your building in Chicago a good candidate for epoxy pipelining? The truth is that most buildings are good candidates for epoxy pipelining from condos and apartments that have plumbing pipes that are nearing the ends of their useful lives to historic buildings that...
10 Tips to Increase Water Pressure in Your Chicago Apartment Building

10 Tips to Increase Water Pressure in Your Chicago Apartment Building

One of the biggest problems with high-rise buildings is decreasing water pressure as you move higher up the building with the penthouse or top floor having the lowest water pressure. Thankfully, there are some things you can do to increase water pressure throughout...