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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|

Copper Epoxy | Lining for Copper Pipes – Coating & Repair

Epoxy specifically designed to restore copper pipes is mixed in large drums.  Epoxy is a cost effective, popular solution that is used to restore buildings without having to undergo a full building repipe. Copper Lining When copper pipe develops pinhole leaks, the most efficient and long-lasting way to repair the damage is to [...]

2017-09-12T02:52:51+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Copper Pipe Repair | Patching Copper Water Pipe & Cleaning Corrosion

Copper pipes corrode slowly over time.  If pipes are not maintained, they can cause millions of dollars worth of damage.  Epoxy is a cost effective long term solution to repair copper pipes and prevent corrosion. Copper Pipe Repair If you discover a leak in a copper pipe in your home or business, it’s [...]

2017-09-12T02:48:22+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

How to Fix a Pinhole Leak in Copper Pipe | Leaky Pipe & Pinhole Repair

Copper pipes are extremely prone to pinhole leaks - which are extremely small pores that water gradually escapes from.  Pinhole leaks can cause severe damage to buildings over time, and can be repaired with epoxy. Pinholes in Copper Pipe Pinholes are a common cause of a copper water line leak. Over time, minerals [...]

2018-04-10T22:15:11+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Copper Pipe | How Strong is Copper Pipe? Alternative & How to Fix

Copper pipes are heavily used in most buildings to supply water and are prone to leaks.  Copper pipes degrade over time and epoxy or all out pipe replacement are generally recognized long term solutions. Copper Pipe Since the era of post-World War II, copper has been the material of choice for residential and [...]

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

CuraFlo® Of British Columbia LTD. Nominated For Building Owners & Managers Association Of British Columbia Supplier / Contractor Of The Year Award

BEACHWOOD, OHIO – CuraFlo® of British Columbia Ltd. (“CuraFlo of British Columbia”), a leading provider of pipe restoration services for multi-tenant buildings and other commercial and institutional structures, is pleased to announce that it has been nominated for the prestigious Supplier/Contractor of the Year award sponsored by the Building Owners & Managers Association of British [...]

2017-09-12T03:05:13+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|

Repiping Vs. Lining

A recent article in Properties Magazine analyzed the question of whether it’s better to fix commercial plumbing system problems by repiping or epoxy lining. The answer hinges on three variables: the design and installation, the material type and quality, and the water source and composition. On some occasions, the pipes have suffered catastrophic damage and [...]

2017-09-12T02:59:31+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|

History Of Piping Materials

During the 19th and early 20th century lead was used very widely in the major cities of the U.S. for water pipes because of its durability and malleability. Unfortunately, it was also the major source of lead-related health problems in the years before the health hazards of ingesting lead were fully understood. These hazards included [...]

2017-09-12T02:52:38+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|