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Water Leak

Detecting leaks with the help your water meter

Water leaks can be a serious issue, and many home owners notice them too late. Failure to identify a leak in early stages can be a costly mistake.

Constant moisture can lead to cracks in concrete. This can cause serious structural damage, which can be costly to repair. The cost is usually not covered by insurance since home owners are required to conduct plumbing inspections. Leaks can also cause very high water bills. Leaking concealed pipes can cause damp floorings and walls. Damp floorings ruin wooden floorings by warping them. The constant moisture can also damage carpets. Damp walls can ruin expensive wall surfacing and paints. Also, dampness leads to the growth of fungi, which can seriously deteriorate indoor air quality and lead to your home having a moldy smell. In some serious cases, leaking pipes can erode away the soil beneath a house and cause the risk of a sinkhole…

Author: Dan Dawson

Date Posted: June 21, 2017

Before And After Pipelining
Pipe Lining

What is Pipe Relining

Any normal residential or commercial property needs an elaborate network of pipes and plumbing in order to supply water and carry away sewage. Most of these pipes are underground and are highly susceptible to damage due to various reasons. There are natural contaminants in water which cause damage to pipes. The various contaminants in the water can speed up corrosion of the pipes, which is the leading cause of damage to the pipes. This is even more relevant to the sewage and other waste water pipes. All the damage caused adds up over time and at some point the pipes become extensively damaged, causing leakage of waste water or leaching contaminants of soil in fresh water. Once you have narrowed down the damage caused to the pipelines, you need to choose an appropriate approach to repair the damage.

Author: Dan Dawson

Date Posted: June 18, 2017

Strength Test - Pipe Lining - Comparing Iron, PVC, and Liner
Pipe Lining

Pipe Lining Strength Test

In this video we compare the strength of a lined pipe with the strength of a cast iron pipe and a pvc pipe. The video demonstrates that a cast iron pipe and a pvc pipe lack the structural integrity compared to a lined pipe.

Author: Dan Dawson

Date Posted: May 2, 2017

The Pipe Lining Process
Pipe Lining

The Pipe Lining Process

In this video we show you the entire pipe lining process from start to finish. Also called “no–dig” technology, trenchless technology is a form of pipe lining that is much more efficient than other methods. Prior to the invention of trenchless pipe lining, the only real way to install new pipes was to cut and replace concrete which created complete destruction and a total mess…

Author: Dan Dawson

Date Posted: May 2, 2017

Kitchen Plumbing Services
Plumbing

Grease Traps: Protect Your Restaurant’s Kitchen Pipes

Maintaining cleanliness as well as functionality is essential to running a successful restaurant kitchen. Not only do all areas of a restaurant need to be regularly and thoroughly sanitized, but the kitchen and all it’s industrial-sized equipment must be immaculate in order to stay up to code and prevent foodborne illnesses.

Author: Dan Dawson

Date Posted: May 9, 2016