Should you Replace Polybutylene Piping In Your Home?

If your home was built any time during the late 70s through the mid-90s, there is a very good chance that the builder used polybutylene tubing for much of your plumbing. Polybutylene resin is a saturated polymer that can be molded into a number of forms and shapes. It is resistant to chemicals, acids, alcohols, and fats and was seemingly the perfect solution for replacing traditional water pipes. However, as these piping systems began to age, their reliability was called into question. And as it turns out, polybutylene pipes begin to deteriorate after 10 – 15 years. A good home inspection can determine if your plumbing uses polybutylene piping, but a visual inspection can only go so far. As the deterioration happens from the inside out, only a licensed plumber can determine if there are any issues. If your home was one of the millions of households built during this time using polybutylene plumbing it’s recommended to get your system checked out. Polybutylene Piping? Call Today! We have plumbers On-Call and Standing By. Call Now! Polybutylene pipes can fail due to either faulty installation or chemical reactions between the polybutylene and chemicals put in the water supply (chlorine for instance). This can cause the pipes to become brittle and begin to fail. Once this reaction happens, these cracks can lead

By |October 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should you Replace Polybutylene Piping In Your Home?

Caring For You Through COVID-19

Dear Colonial Family Member, The safety and wellness of our clients, team members, and families are our top priority. In the home services industry, we have a unique role in the current situation. In accordance with the CDC and other government guidelines, we have immediately taken the following preventive measures to help reduce your risk of exposure to COVID-19. We are implementing increased cleaning regimes of our office and service vehicles, to keep our team members healthy in order to serve you. As always, we will wear new and clean floor savers whenever we are in your home Our servicemen will be wearing latex gloves at all times while working in your home. Team members who are not feeling well are instructed to stay home, to enable them to recover more quicker. You can also help by washing your hands frequently and using hand sanitizer when interacting with our staff. With the recommendation of social distancing and self-quarantining, the needs for home maintenance are likely to increase. While there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 and its effect on our daily lives, one thing is certain: Colonial Electrical Services will continue to provide worry-free electrical services. Sincerely, Your Team at Colonial Electrical Services

By |March 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Caring For You Through COVID-19
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