Why Your Property Insurance May Not Cover a Slow Leak

Why Your Property Insurance May Not Cover a Slow Leak

When it comes to protecting your business, it pays to have your water pipes inspected on a regular basis in order to detect and stop slow leaks. Many property managers, business owners and landlords erroneously believe that their property insurance policies will cover...
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. These sections of your plumbing system do not carry any...
Potable Pipe System Failure? Pipe Lining Offers Minimal Disruption Rehabilitation

Potable Pipe System Failure? Pipe Lining Offers Minimal Disruption Rehabilitation

When you have a beautiful building that’s home to athletes, celebrities and other professionals, how do you repair your potable water lines without inconveniencing your residents? This was the scenario that faced a luxury condominium complex in San Diego. Their copper...
30 Years Old? 5 Chicago Building Upgrades to Proactively Plan for Now

30 Years Old? 5 Chicago Building Upgrades to Proactively Plan for Now

Aging buildings can be a nightmare if you haven’t properly planned for the upgrades. Most building systems are designed to last between 10 and 30 years before major repairs and replacements are needed. For example, most plumbing pipes only last an average of 20 to 50...