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Post-Hurricane CCTV Pipeline Inspections & Cleaning

Over the past two weeks, Florida residents have prepared for one of the largest hurricanes to reach Florida’s coasts. In the aftermath, many homes and businesses were without power for days and damage to buildings and properties were sustained. With the storm being over, it is now time to consider the next steps in moving forward, recovery efforts, and protection from unexpected plumbing emergencies.

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What Are the Best Re-Piping Alternatives?

Most of us are unaware of our sewer pipe material choices. When plumbers recommend re-piping, the request is often met with blank stares. A thousand questions race into our minds, “Why do we need re-piping? Is it expensive? What are the best re-piping alternatives?”

Let us at SPT Pipe answer some of your pressing questions.

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3 Common Misconceptions about CIPP Lining

3 Common Misconceptions About CIPP Lining

When it comes to cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) lining there are a number of myths circling around the internet. When choosing between pipe replacement or rehabilitation make sure you know the facts! Pipe rehabilitation provides a time efficient, cost effective and long-term solution to many common non-pressurized/ gravity fed pipe system failures.

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Preparing Your Building’s Plumbing For Snowbird Residents

Preparing Your Building’s Plumbing For Snowbird Residents

Get ready property managers. In Florida, the annual migration of snowbirds begins within the next couple months. Studies report, these snowbirds make up an impressive 1.2 million people who live in Florida temporarily during the winter season. Many choose to rent or even own properties seasonally which often means facility systems such as plumbing have not been used at full capacity or on a regular basis. With an influx of residents and usage, many dormant pipe problems will begin to surface and unfortunately cause emergency failures. This is not an ideal welcome to paradise present for snowbirds.

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Legionnaires

The Ugly Truth About Legionella

National Water Quality Month is a reminder to take a look at how our communities value the importance of water and how our actions or lack there of can greatly affect water quality. What’s most concerning in recent years is the lack of education that has lead us down the road towards lower water quality and even unsafe water in places such as schools, hospitals, and other facilities. Legionnaires disease is a hot topic today and outbreaks across the US have grown by 4.5 times since 2000. (National Notifiable Disease Surveillance System). 6,000 cases of Legionnaires’ disease were reported in 2015 alone (CDC). This is the beginning of a water quality epidemic.

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Budgeting For Pipe Systems

Best Practices to Effectively Budget For Plumbing

The holidays around the corner, which means for many property managers with HOA associations it’s time to start planning for your 2018 operating and reserve budgets! Plumbing may be the last thing on your mind, however, with the rising number of failing piping systems across both the public and private sector in North America – it’s time to plan for pipes. Budgeting for your HOA’s plumbing is more imperative than ever to maintain a functioning system, keeping emergency repair costs down, and extending the useful life of your pipe systems. A proactive pipe plan today means money saved tomorrow.

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Signs Your Property May Have Leaks

 

It is crucial to have healthy and working plumbing in your home or property. Unfortunately there are many complications that go along with it. With issues like, pipe deteriorations, corrosion build up and leaks, maintaining pipes is a lot of work. Issues with pipes can cause greater problems such as property and surface damage.

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Lead Water Regulation

In the more recent years, lead poisoning has been garnering a lot of attention. In the past lead was largely used do to its flexible and durable nature. Things like paint, structures and pipelines all consisted of lead.

However now, lead has contaminated water and has caused 30% of lead increase in the blood of children. The U.S., Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has implemented a Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The SDWA insures safety to the water supply in every public setting this includes schools. As Children spend most of their time in school settings it is important to make sure lead exposure in school are at a minimum.READ MORE

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3 Benefits of Hiring a Pipe Lining Specialist

 

Specialized Pipe Technologies (SPT) works very hard to deliver the best service when it comes to rehabilitating pipes. Founded in 1994, SPT has the reputation of servicing advanced pipe cleaning, inspection and restoration.

Here are some benefits of hiring SPT as your pipe lining specialist.

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