Insights

Innovations From the Leaders In Pipe Replacement

Can Your Building Make You Sick?

There has been a lot of information issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization (WHO) about how COVID-19 spreads, with the primary focus on how to change social habits, workplace habits, and overall sanitation practices to flatten the curve and reduce the...

Read More

When Good Pipes Go Bad

When Good Pipes Go Bad

As buildings age, building components need to be replaced, some more regularly than others. The best property managers know what these elements are, and they plan for and, more importantly, communicate regarding their replacement well in advance so building owners can budget and be prepared. Unfortunately, many building components are...

Read More

How to decide when to repipe your community

How to Decide WHEN to Repipe Your Community

As a pipe replacement contractor, it would be easy to tell everyone that after their first leak, it’s time to replace their entire piping system. Reality paints a different picture however, and knowing when it’s time for a pipe replacement is a subjective and difficult decision to make; pushing...

Read More

High-Rise Repipe

High-Rise Headaches

Leaking pipes can wreak havoc on high-rise communities and the lives of their residents.  While a catastrophic flood is a worst-case scenario, water damage, personal property losses, mold and increased insurance premiums are just a few of the unfortunate consequences of leaking pipes. As our nation’s building infrastructure ages, we...

Read More

Future of Plumbing

The Future of Plumbing

Innovation is a curious thing. It happens in fits and starts, leaps and bounds, sometimes evolutionary and sometimes revolutionary. We see it daily, we experience it real-time; in our technology, in our society, and in our lives. In many ways, innovation is front and center, in other areas...

Read More

Unclogging The Mystery of Clogged Pipes

Did you know, of all the piping systems in your building, the only system which is not pressurized is the drain, waste, and vent (DWV) piping? Hot and cold water supply pipes for potable drinking water, pipes for air conditioning, most sprinkler systems, and even gas pipes for cooking...

Read More

The Do’s and Don’ts of Scheduling A Repipe

Congratulations, you have finally made the decision to repipe your community! Now, the first question you are likely to get is, “When will work occur in my unit?” While making the decision to repipe your community generates questions about need, timing, cost, and selecting a contractor, as soon as...

Read More

Phasing A Repipe

The Risks of Phasing a Repipe

When approached by apartment and condominium communities about replacing their failing pipes, we are often asked the question, “Is it possible to repipe in phases, over a number of years, to help defer the costs?” After 30 years of experience in the industry, we can safely say that while...

Read More