When Your Building Plumbing Issues are Not Related to Poor Piping

When Your Building Plumbing Issues are Not Related to Poor Piping

When you hear or read about plumbing problems, the information most often refers to plumbing leaks from corroded, rusted, cracked and broken plumbing pipes. However, plumbing systems, especially in large buildings have more components than just the actual plumbing...
10 Things Every Building Manager Should Know about High-Rise Plumbing

10 Things Every Building Manager Should Know about High-Rise Plumbing

High-rise plumbing systems are often more complex and undergo more wear and tear than standard household plumbing pipes. For this reason, they can often develop clogs and leaks when they are least expected. Here at NuFlow in Chicago, we want you to be aware of some of...
Rehabilitating Building Plumbing Risers with Pipe Lining

Rehabilitating Building Plumbing Risers with Pipe Lining

When is the last time you thought about the plumbing risers in your building? When we talk about plumbing risers, we are talking about the metal or plastic pipes that carry water between the floors of your Chicago high-rise building. When these pipes are in disrepair,...
Why Nu Flow Epoxy Pipe Liners Stay in Place and Don’t Slip

Why Nu Flow Epoxy Pipe Liners Stay in Place and Don’t Slip

Are you wondering about the durability and reliability of epoxy pipe lining? Here at Nu Flow, we’ve heard all the horror stories you’ve heard, including that pipe liners can slip out of place, wrinkle, bunch-up and block connecting pipes and water shutoff valves. The...
Why Fall is the Perfect Time to Hydro Jet Plumbing Pipes

Why Fall is the Perfect Time to Hydro Jet Plumbing Pipes

As the temperatures start to cool, it’s time to start thinking about fall maintenance in preparation for the winter. At Nu Flow Midwest we recommend making drain and sewer pipe cleaning via hydro jet part of your fall maintenance routine so that your plumbing pipes...
How Hard Water Affects Your Building Plumbing System

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...