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...
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...
6 FAQ’s when Evaluating Epoxy Liner Solutions for Your Building Potable Water System

6 FAQ’s when Evaluating Epoxy Liner Solutions for Your Building Potable Water System

Are you looking for trenchless restoration for your Chicago building’s plumbing pipes? If you are, you’ve probably come across information about epoxy pipe lining, which is a relatively new way to restore plumbing pipes and extend their useful lives. Below are a few...
3 Major Consequences of a Plumbing Pipe Leak In Your Multi-Unit Building

3 Major Consequences of a Plumbing Pipe Leak In Your Multi-Unit Building

When it comes to plumbing pipe leaks, a slow drip may not seem like a big deal, but according to USGS, a faucet that drips once per minute, drips 1,440 times her day. That amounts to 34 gallons per year. Now, if that slow drip were inside your walls, that’s 34 gallons...