When Your Building Plumbing Issues are Not Related to Poor Piping

When Your Building Plumbing Issues are Not Related to Poor Piping

When you hear or read about plumbing problems, the information most often refers to plumbing leaks from corroded, rusted, cracked and broken plumbing pipes. However, plumbing systems, especially in large buildings have more components than just the actual plumbing...
Rehabilitating Building Plumbing Risers with Pipe Lining

Rehabilitating Building Plumbing Risers with Pipe Lining

When is the last time you thought about the plumbing risers in your building? When we talk about plumbing risers, we are talking about the metal or plastic pipes that carry water between the floors of your Chicago high-rise building. When these pipes are in disrepair,...
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...