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Polybutylene with copper stub outs
Plumbing

What Is Polybutylene?

Polybutylene is a type of plastic-resin plumbing used as supply piping in homes from 1978 to 1995. Polybutylene was installed in about 6 to 10 million homes, mostly in the sun-belt area, but also near…
aaron
January 25, 2021
Bursting Pipes
Plumbing

What Is A Water Hammer?

A water hammer could be a startling event and cause damage to your home if a pipe were to burst. However, it can be a relatively easy repair depending on your circumstances. Let's dive into…
aaron
January 19, 2021
Pinhole Leak in Copper Pipe
Plumbing

Pinhole Leaks in Copper Pipes

If you have heard of the term "pinhole leak", this is often referred to as the pinhole leaks that can occur in copper pipes. Pinhole leaks occur when the water corrodes through the copper pipe…
aaron
November 24, 2020
Dishwasher
Plumbing

Dishwasher Drain Installation Defects

While it may seem like installing a dishwasher is fairly simple, and not much cannot go wrong, this is farthest from the truth. All too often do our home inspectors report on dishwasher drain defects.…
aaron
November 13, 2020