Pipework Maintenance Checklist for an Industrial Piping System

Pipework Maintenance Checklist for an Industrial Piping System

All piping systems, including industrial piping systems, need preventative maintenance, in order to operate smoothly without leaks and catastrophic failures. Here at NuFlow, serving Chicago, we want to help you improve the functionality of your industrial piping and...
3 Major Consequences of Leaky  Plumbing Pipe on a Building Interior

3 Major Consequences of Leaky Plumbing Pipe on a Building Interior

When you think about your building’s interior, you’re probably thinking about general maintenance repairs, like fixing doorknobs and repainting. You’re probably not thinking about the damage that could be caused by an old, leaky plumbing pipe. Unfortunately, a leaking...
Why 10 Year Old Copper Pipes Start to Develop Pinhole Leaks

Why 10 Year Old Copper Pipes Start to Develop Pinhole Leaks

If you have copper pipes in your multi-unit Chicago building, you probably know that they last upwards of 50+ years, but did you know that under the right conditions, they may start to develop pinhole leaks in as little at 10 years? The Reason Copper Pipes Develop...
High Water PH Levels? Why this Could Indicate You Have Slab Leak

High Water PH Levels? Why this Could Indicate You Have Slab Leak

Did you know that if the alkalinity of your water suddenly increases, it could be due to a slab leak? According to the EPA drinking water should have a pH of between 6.5 and 8.5. Water with a pH level lower than 6.5 is considered acidic, and it has the ability to...