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...
3 Tips to Avoid Future Pipe Lining Complications

3 Tips to Avoid Future Pipe Lining Complications

Epoxy pipe lining is a great way to restore your existing plumbing pipes while reducing the need for repairs and maintenance, but epoxy lining isn’t a completely maintenance-free solution. You will still need to have your plumbing pipes regularly inspected and cleaned...
The Difference Between Building Vent Stacks and Stack Vents

The Difference Between Building Vent Stacks and Stack Vents

Are you familiar with the building vent stacks and stack vents in your building? Along with drain lines and potable water lines, your Chicago building’s plumbing system also contains vent stacks and stack vents naleznete zde. These sections of your plumbing system do...
7 FAQs About Potable and Non-Potable Water

7 FAQs About Potable and Non-Potable Water

As a property manager, you want your commercial plumbing system to be optimally functioning all the time in order to provide your residents with clean, fresh drinking water and to ensure that wastewater drains from your building into Chicago’s sewer system. Part of...
Nontoxic Epoxy Lining Provides Safe Way to Rehabilitate Chicago Plumbing Systems

Nontoxic Epoxy Lining Provides Safe Way to Rehabilitate Chicago Plumbing Systems

If you are considering lining the plumbing pipes of your Chicago building with an epoxy coating or resin, you may be concerned about the safety of the resin lining as it applies to chemicals leaching into your drinking water, specifically BPA.  Epoxy resins, including...
The Importance of Plumbing Pipe Material Identification for CIPP Restoration

The Importance of Plumbing Pipe Material Identification for CIPP Restoration

CIPP rehabilitation is an effective way of restoring most types of potable water and drain lines in Chicago. However, the type of pipe material and the condition of that material must be known prior to installation so that proper preparation procedures can be...