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Types of Pipe Corrosion & How it Leads to your Pipe Failure | CuraFlo

Pipe corrosion can be most damaging to residential homes, commercial property, Institutional as well as industrial property. While you cannot see inside your home or building’s plumbing pipes to view the progression of corrosion, we know corrosion begins as soon as water is first turned on.  How do we know? Corrosion problems have been increasing [...]

2018-03-23T22:32:00+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|

CIPP Lining | Repair Water Main, Sewer Lining & Cost

Epoxy is blown through pipes using an air compressor, then it is left to cure in place (CIPP).  After drying, the epoxy adds structural integrity. CIPP Lining System CIPP (cured-in-place pipe) Lining  System is a reliable, cost-effective way to repair water main and sewer lines. It’s a no-dig (trenchless) method of creating a [...]

2017-10-19T17:42:44+00:00 May 25th, 2017|

Epoxy Pipe Restoration

Almost all building pipes can be completely restored using Epoxy  Pipe Restoration technology.  It’s important that certified drinking water epoxy is used in any waterlines that carry water for consumption.  Curaflo’s Curapoxy is fully certified for potable water. Pipe Replacement or Epoxy Pipe Restoration When you have deteriorated or leaking indoor water pipes, [...]

2017-10-19T18:32:40+00:00 May 25th, 2017|

Corroded and Rusty Pipes

Corroded & Rusty Pipes versus a new pipe as seen above.  Corroded (rusty) pipes is a natural and mostly unavoidable process that can cause serious damage if not repaired in a timely fashion.  Generally pipes must be fully replaced (repipe) or older pipes can be restored using epoxy. Rusty Pipes Rusty pipes are [...]

2017-10-19T18:38:41+00:00 May 25th, 2017|

Galvanized Water Pipe & Steel Plumbing – Does Galvanized Pipe Rust?

Galvanized pipe is less susceptible to oxidization than some other metals but still corrodes over time.  Galvanized water pipes can be repaired with blow through epoxy to extend their lifespan Galvanized Water Pipe Galvanized water pipes are made of iron or steel that has a thin protective coating of zinc. They are durable [...]

2017-09-12T02:35:14+00:00 May 25th, 2017|

Drain Pipe Liner | Cast Iron Drain Pipe Repair, Tools & Cost

Drain pipes corrode quickly because they are regularly exposed to running liquid and open air.  Drain pipes can be repaired using epoxy technology which greatly extends their life span. Drain Pipe Repair Drain pipes remove sewage from homes and buildings. If the pipe becomes blocked or damaged, sewage will back up into the [...]

2017-09-12T02:25:25+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Sewer Pipe Lining: Trenchless Sewer Repair & Replacement

A sewer pipe repaired.  New technology does exist that allows for complete pipe restoration using epoxy while doing minimal digging and pipe replacement. Trenchless Sewer Repair The traditional way to repair a broken sewer line is to dig a trench around the damaged pipe. This allows workers to remove and replace the pipe. [...]

2017-06-07T16:58:02+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Epoxy Pipe Lining – Cost, Problems, & Reviews

Industrial epoxy is mixed in large drums similar to above.  Epoxy formulations must be tested thoroughly before use to always ensure a quality product and desired results. Epoxy Pipe Lining Epoxy pipe lining is an efficient and cost-effective way to repair pinhole leaks in copper pipe. It involves flowing an epoxy compound through [...]

2017-09-12T02:32:26+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Pipelining: Trenchless Pipe Lining, Repairs, Cost & More

Replacing underground pipes is extremely labor intensive, expensive, and disruptive.  New epoxy technology allows for pipe restoration without the hassle of digging a trench. Pipelining Pipelining is a broad term for repairing any kind of water distribution or sewer pipe with a “pipe within a pipe”. There are two common ways to achieve [...]

2017-06-07T16:58:02+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|