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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 [...]

2019-09-04T19:12:04+00:00June 20th, 2019|Poly B Replacement, 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 [...]

2019-09-04T19:14:39+00:00April 30th, 2019|Poly B Plumbing, Poly B Replacement|

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 [...]

2019-09-04T19:19:26+00:00February 2nd, 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 [...]

2019-09-04T19:19:44+00:00January 29th, 2019|Poly B Replacement, Poly B Plumbing|

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 [...]

2019-09-04T19:21:29+00:00December 20th, 2018|Poly B Replacement, Poly B Plumbing|

Finding the Right Poly B Contractor in Vancouver

Poly B is also referred to as Polybutylene. It is a flexible grey pipe that is used in hot water systems and residential plumbing. Manufacturing of poly b started between 1978 and 1998. The greatest contributors to its manufacture is that it is flexible, has a low cost and it is easy to install. It is an alternative to the [...]

2020-03-28T22:52:02+00:00September 27th, 2018|Poly B Replacement, Poly B Plumbing|

Poly B Contractors – How to Choose the Best One

Poly B is a very dangerous material that should not form part of our homes. This thermoplastic polymer material can cause serious problems not only to your home but also to your health. If poly b piping is found in your home, it is imperative that you have it replaced with copper piping, pex piping or another substitute. Don't know [...]

2019-11-12T16:27:18+00:00August 14th, 2018|Poly B Replacement, Poly B Plumbing|