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...
Does Epoxy Pipe Lining Work?

Does Epoxy Pipe Lining Work?

When you think about pipe repairs and choosing the most durable, longest-lasting option, you probably think about traditional pipe replacement. However, epoxy pipe lining is just as durable and long-lasting as traditional pipelining. Lined pipes are rated to last...
Does Your Commercial Plumbing Pipe Need DeScaling, Pipelining or Replacement?

Does Your Commercial Plumbing Pipe Need DeScaling, Pipelining or Replacement?

Are you wondering if the plumbing pipes in your facility need to be descaled, replaced or lined with epoxy? The repair choice will depend on the type of pipe material and the degree of corrosion. For example, a corroded cast iron pipe that has had its internal...
Does Sediment Return after Pipe Lining?

Does Sediment Return after Pipe Lining?

Are you looking for ways to reduce the rate of sediment buildup in your water pipes? Over time, pipes can become restricted due to the buildup of corrosion and sediment, which reduces the useful lives of your plumbing pipes. Thankfully, lining your pipes with an epoxy...
7 Chicago Building Potable Water FAQs

7 Chicago Building Potable Water FAQs

Potable water is the water that flows through your plumbing pipes to your taps, showers, sinks and other water-using appliances. This water has been treated and filtered for harmful contaminants by the city of Chicago’s water treatment plants and has been deemed safe...
Why Your Property Insurance May Not Cover a Slow Leak

Why Your Property Insurance May Not Cover a Slow Leak

When it comes to protecting your business, it pays to have your water pipes inspected on a regular basis in order to detect and stop slow leaks. Many property managers, business owners and landlords erroneously believe that their property insurance policies will cover...