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...
How Soft Water Affects Your Building Plumbing System

How Soft Water Affects Your Building Plumbing System

When you think about how water affects the plumbing system in your Chicago building, you probably think about hard water. However, soft water can also negatively affect your plumbing system. Here at NuFlow Midwest, we want you to be able to make the best decisions...
2 Reasons Why Copper Pipes Might Need to Be Epoxy Lined

2 Reasons Why Copper Pipes Might Need to Be Epoxy Lined

Copper is the go-to choice when it comes to commercial building plumbing systems. It’s durable, doesn’t run and is antimicrobial, but it is susceptible to corrosion. Thankfully, epoxy pipe lining can extend the useful like of your copper plumbing pipes by as much...
What Type of Building is a Good Candidate for Pipelining?

What Type of Building is a Good Candidate for Pipelining?

Is your building in Chicago a good candidate for epoxy pipelining? The truth is that most buildings are good candidates for epoxy pipelining from condos and apartments that have plumbing pipes that are nearing the ends of their useful lives to historic buildings that...
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...