Why Poly-B Replacement in Edmonton Alberta?
There are several reasons behind the need for poly-b replacement in Edmonton Alberta. Many town homes, apartment buildings, condos, and single dwelling houses have polybutylene pipes installed in them. These pipes are old and due to the time they were installed, they may be on the brink of failing.
- Why Does Poly B Leak?
Poly-b pipes are susceptible to leaking over time. After years of use, poly-b pipes begin to leak due to the chlorine used in municipal water supplies. This cause the walls of the piping to thin over time.
- Poly B Hairline Cracks or Pinhole Leaks
Once the pipe becomes frail a homeowners begins noticing constant leaks around the house or in the worst case scenario a burst pipe and flooding of the property. Poly-b water leakage has resulted in property damages worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
- Failure to Withstand Irregular Water Pressures
Poly-b pipes are not capable of withstanding irregular water pressures. This situation causes them to crack and sometimes burst.
- Mold Issues
Damp locations are an excellent breeding space for mold and mildew. Many homes in Edmonton Alberta have mold and mildew issues due to poly-b pipe leakages that caused the walls and other locations to be damp. The health risks that mold and mildew pose cannot be downplayed.