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Why Replacing Polybutylene Is Time Sensitive

Polybutylene pipes used to be one of the most commonly used pipes for the plumbing system. They are also called poly b piping. Contrary to their popularity, the damages caused due to their failure have been unprecedented in history. Due to the high possibility of failure of these pipes, homeowners who have yet to replace them are advised to do [...]

2019-08-19T06:33:23+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Poly B Plumbing, Poly B Replacement|

Effects of Chlorine on Polybutylene Piping

  Many people still have Polybutylene pipes in their houses or offices until now. However, Polybutylene pipes are vulnerable to damage due to the presence of chlorine in the water the pipes carry. The effects of Chlorine on Polybutylene Piping has been identified as one of the significant damaging factors for Polybutylene pipes. In this article, you will learn why [...]

2019-08-18T20:32:40+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Poly B Plumbing|

Poly B Pinhole Leak? Here’s What Happens

It's becoming more and more common that people are experiencing poly b pinhole leak in their home, this is usually the first telltale sign of future problems to come. When you get a pinhole leak, it's not always a drastic leak where you find water immediately pouring from the ceiling. It can be a very slow poly b pinhole leak [...]

2019-08-19T06:33:32+00:00 January 30th, 2019|Poly B Plumbing, Poly B Replacement|

A Brief History on Poly B Lawsuits and Litigation

As far back as the 1980s, plumbing systems which were designed with polybutylene plastic were being projected to be far cheaper, as well as, a lot more long lasting than plumbing systems that were made of copper pipes. Polybutylene pipes were used for plumbing new homes, especially where rapid growth in the housing industry was taking place. As the years [...]

2019-08-18T22:33:21+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Poly B Plumbing|

Buying a House with Poly B Piping? Read This!

Housing is important. And like everything considered to be important, all its features must be examined in detail. This includes the plan, structure of the house, nature of the area, fixtures, building materials, etc. The aim of this article is to familiarize the reader with the pros and cons of the choice of plumbing materials used in a house; with [...]

2019-08-18T23:04:35+00:00 January 19th, 2019|Poly B Plumbing|

Difference Between Classes of PEX Piping

Installing pipes requires being updated with the latest development and changes in the industry to prevent future problems. One of the changes that have taken place in the plumbing world is the successful poly B replacement and discontinuation in the use of copper pipes. PEX piping is the accepted piping for installation because of its resistance to corrosion and high [...]

2019-08-19T06:33:39+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Poly B Plumbing, Poly B Replacement|

Color Coding Water Lines – Poly B Replacement

Color coding is the process of assigning a particular color to pipes to differentiate the content in them and avoid confusion or mix-up. It is essential to use color coding wherever there is more than one pipe to prevent users from harm. Although there are different types of pipes used to transport liquid from one point to another. it is [...]

2019-08-19T06:33:45+00:00 January 18th, 2019|Poly B Plumbing, Poly B Replacement|

Poly B Drywall Repair – Best Practices

What is Poly B? Poly B is the name given to polybutylene plumbing. This was a grey or blue-colored plastic piping that was typically used in the 1970s to 1990s in residential homes in North America. It was believed to be the plumbing solution of the future with the majority of houses built or renovated around this time period adopting [...]

2019-08-19T06:33:50+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Poly B Plumbing, Poly B Replacement|