To send us a message, please fill out the form below. We’ll get back to you right away! If this is an emergency, you can reach us 24/7 at (718)-280-9525.
- about us
- news & resources
Electrolysis Cause of Water Line Break Manhattan
We were surprised after receiving a call from a long time customer as we had installed a new copper water main at his building in 2014. There are several areas of Queens and Brooklyn which are known to experience electrolysis. In these areas we know if a customer calls for a water main repair, this is a direct result of electrolysis and must follow protocol to try and avoid this from happening again.
Important Facts When Installing a New Water Main Brooklyn & Queens
If you have a water line feeding a sprinkler system or greater than 2”, it is imperative that you obtain a DEP on-site inspection. This is another way that a sub-par contractor may cut cost and try to issue a “cheap price” to a homeowner. At the time the homeowner may not know that the inspection is required and will only find out down the road when they try and sell the house, re-finance etc. At this time the city would still require a plumber to be hired and excavate/expose the pipe that was installed which is 75% of the cost for a water main installation.
Should You Repair a Clay Sewer Line or Replace With Cast Iron
Recently in Queens we performed a sewer line repair for a clay pipe in the roadway, once the street was opened we tested the water and were able to observe that there was an issue under the sidewalk that was causing a restriction from the normal flow of sewage. We were able to determine that roots were growing through the pipe under the sidewalk. This was not causing the majority of their sewer backups however, it was getting worse and we estimated that this section of pipe would have to be replaced within the coming year.
Lead Water Line Leaks Near Foundation Wall
A lead water line leak should not come as a surprise to anyone due to the age and condition of the pipe serving your property. If you do have a lead pipe feeding your home it is most likely anywhere from 70 years to 100 years old and unfortunately tend to fail as time goes
- Electrolysis Cause of Water Line Break Manhattan
- contact us