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...
How Does Internal Pipe Coating Work?

How Does Internal Pipe Coating Work?

Are you thinking about rehabilitating your plumbing pipes with an epoxy pipe coating but aren’t sure how it works? Internal pipe coatings are touted as being able to fill and seal small cracks and pinhole leaks, but if you aren’t familiar with the technology, this may...
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...
Why You Need to Restore Your Galvanized Steel Plumping Pipes

Why You Need to Restore Your Galvanized Steel Plumping Pipes

Galvanized steel plumbing pipe was used extensively in homes and businesses until the 1960s. While it was an economical choice at the time, galvanized steel pipe tends to corrode, causing widespread leaks and low water pressure. In some instances, the pipes can...
Spray-in-Place Pipeline (SIPP) vs. Cured-in-Place Pipeline (CIPP) for Plumbing Leaks

Spray-in-Place Pipeline (SIPP) vs. Cured-in-Place Pipeline (CIPP) for Plumbing Leaks

When it comes to rehabilitating the plumbing leaks in your Chicago building, you can choose Sprayed-in-Place Piping (SIPP) or Cured-in-Place Piping (CIPP). While both of these options extend the useful life of your plumbing pipes and seals current leaks while...