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How to Repair and Replace Polybutylene Piping

Posted by Nicole Platt on Apr 30, 2018 5:42:25 PM

Polybutylene piping was used in the manufacturing of water supply piping from 1978 until 1995. It was seen as a cheaper alternative to copper piping and was labeled the pipe of the future. Polybutylene is flexible, polymer piping and has a thin layer of aluminum between an inner and outer layer of plastic piping. Typically, the pipes are orange and blue and have brass fittings but sometimes that is not the case - it can also be gray or other colors. 

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If Your Home Has Kitec Plumbing, You Are Prone to Severe Water Damage

Posted by Nicole Platt on Jan 29, 2018 6:12:03 PM

If you have Kitec plumbing or a similar brand of polyethylene piping, your home is in danger of potential water damage due to a burst pipe

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