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...
Should I Reline or Replace My Galvanized Steel Plumbing Pipes?

Should I Reline or Replace My Galvanized Steel Plumbing Pipes?

Galvanized steel was first developed in the early 1800s, but it didn’t become popular until the 1850s and 1860s. It’s manufactured by coating steel with liquid zinc, which provides a barrier against corrosion and extends the useful life of the pipes. Because of its...
Why Your Chicago Building Pipe Lining Process Could Be a Multi-Year Process

Why Your Chicago Building Pipe Lining Process Could Be a Multi-Year Process

When we perform a large pipelining project, we often get asked about the length of time from the start date to the end date. Large pipelining project for multiple multi-story buildings can take as long as three years. However, this does not mean that we will be inside...
What Potable Water Pipe is Safest for your Chicago Building?

What Potable Water Pipe is Safest for your Chicago Building?

Plastic versus metal plumbing pipes is becoming an increasingly hot topic as pipe manufacturer’s try to convince cities and towns that their pipes are the safest and most reliable for their municipal repiping projects – which is estimated to cost 300 billion...
2 Types of Corrosion that Occur in Industrial Piping Systems

2 Types of Corrosion that Occur in Industrial Piping Systems

Industrial piping systems can be used to transport many different types of fluid, not just water and are often referred to as process piping systems. Commonly transported liquids include various types of gas, oil, paint, mining slurries, chemicals and food products or...
The Main Cause of Metal Corrosion in Industrial Piping Systems

The Main Cause of Metal Corrosion in Industrial Piping Systems

When you think of plumbing pipes, you probably think of transporting water to taps, washing machines, dishwashers and other water-using appliances. The truth is that plumbing pipes can carry many different types of liquid products, including sugar water, gas, cleaning...