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...
7 Epoxy Pipelining Steps for Your Building Drains and Vents

7 Epoxy Pipelining Steps for Your Building Drains and Vents

Did you know that epoxy pipe liners can be used to line vent and drain stacks? The process of installing new pipe liners in drain and vent stacks is very similar to how we install epoxy coatings into potable water pipes. We still have to isolate, clean and inspect the...