Water Pressure in the Home

Water Pressure in the Home

In a residential setting, water pressure is set to approximately 45-50psi, as the valves and seals in your water system and appliances are  designed for this pressure.  Over time, code has allowed the usage of different materials to construct water piping systems;...
Poly B Piping

Poly B Piping

Poly-B Polybutylene, Poly-B, piping was removed from the market in 1998 and some homes will have it up until the 1990’s. It was used almost exclusively between 1978 till the early 90’s because of poly-b’s inexpensive installation cost compared with copper piping. If...
How Much Water is too Much?

How Much Water is too Much?

How much water is too much? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), average North American families with four in a home use about 1500 liters of water daily. This does not include irrigation and gardening. 70% of our water use comes from our homes....
Cast Iron and clay Piping

Cast Iron and clay Piping

Cast Iron and clay Piping Cast iron and clay piping can last fifty years and more when installed correctly and is not abused. Cast iron, when exposed, can easily be checked for deterioration or wear. Depending on how the pipe was manufactured and installed will also...
Plumbing Camera Inspections

Plumbing Camera Inspections

Today, plumbing and technology go hand in hand. In sewer cleaning the self-leveling, color, head video camera reel along with the drain cleaning machine have become one of the most indispensable tools in the plumbers van today. Drain inspection technology helps us...