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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 Shishilla
January 25, 2021
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 Shishilla
January 19, 2021
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 Shishilla
November 24, 2020
Plumbing

Orangeburg Pipes

Orangeburg pipes were first used in the late 1860's and were originally manufactured in Orangeburg, NY, hence the name. These pipes were a lower cost option to metal drain lines since instead of metal, orangeburg…
Aaron Shishilla
October 12, 2020