Re-piping Faq’s

Re-piping Faq’s

April 23, 2016

Polybutylene Pipes Should be Replaced

If your home was built between the late 1970’s and mid-1990’s, your plumbing systems may include polybutylene pipes. Polybutylene pipes have an unusually high rate of failure under normal operating conditions. Oxidants in the public water supplies, such as chlorine, can react with the polybutylene and acetyl fittings causing them to scale, flake and become brittle. Pipe failure can be catastrophically expensive, not to mention emotionally draining. Our goal Battlefield Plumbing is to provide the best service possible at replacing your polybutylene with industry preferred Cooper or CPVC, Polybutylene Replacement Options about Copper Piping:

Battlefield plumbing specializes in the replacement polybutylene with Copper piping.

Copper is one of the best plumbing materials available. Our team replaces your pipes at low cost, leaving you with a clean and long- lasting system for your home.

About Copper

Copper is one of the best materials available when replacing Polybutylene. Battlefield Plumbing specializes in the replacement of Polybutylene by using copper. Our team replaces your pipes at low cost, leaving you with a clean and long lasting system for your home.

About CPVC Piping

Another option to use when replacing Polybutylene piping is the CPVC piping system. CPVC is another replacement system that can be installed at a low cost. The CPVC (Chlorinated poly) is a thermoplastic pipe and fitting material made with CPVC compound, making it suitable for hot and cold water distribution throughout the house.

Galvanized Piping

Replacement in addition to polybutylene replacement (pipe and fitting failure) and copper (pinholes caused by being plumbed with this material and as a result the water gets contaminated by the metal and pressure loss caused by the pipe corroding from the inside. Even if the pipes seem to be in good condition, they could actually be corroded causing low water pressure, bad taste,and discolored water.