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...
10 Tips to Increase Water Pressure in Your Chicago Apartment Building

10 Tips to Increase Water Pressure in Your Chicago Apartment Building

One of the biggest problems with high-rise buildings is decreasing water pressure as you move higher up the building with the penthouse or top floor having the lowest water pressure. Thankfully, there are some things you can do to increase water pressure throughout...
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 Epoxy Is the Resin of Choice for Nu Flow Plumbing Pipe Restoration

Why Epoxy Is the Resin of Choice for Nu Flow Plumbing Pipe Restoration

There are four primary types of resins used for pipelining applications, including epoxy, polyester, silica and vinyl, and they each have their own distinct benefits and drawbacks. Here at NuFlow in Chicago, we offer epoxy resin due to its durability, low shrink rate...
11 FAQs About The Final Results of an Epoxy Lined Pipe for Your Chicago Building

11 FAQs About The Final Results of an Epoxy Lined Pipe for Your Chicago Building

Once the plumbing pipes in your Chicago building are lined, you can expect them to perform just as well as a new plumbing pipe. However, you may also have some questions when it comes to common problems experienced with epoxy lined pipes and how to perform maintenance...