Poly-B pipes, made from a grey polybutylene plastic with copper connections and elbows, was used in the 1980s and 1990s in over 700,00 Canadian homes. Check the piping leading from your water tank or water meter to verify if you have these pipes in your home.
It’s highly recommended that Poly-B pipes be replaced if you see them in your home because the bad news is that there are several issues with this type of polybutylene plumbing:
Always Plumbing & Heating employs the skilled plumbers you need to assess and diagnose if you have Poly-B pipes and to replace it with new pex “A” plastic pipe and fittings.
First, we do an assessment of how much Poly-B plumbing your home may have and the best points to access it. Before we begin work, we ensure that your home and belongings are protected during the project. We cover your floors and furniture with a protective barrier so that we mitigate any risk of damage during the Poly-B pipe replacement process.
In order to replace the pipes, it does mean we will have to make entry holes in the drywall or ceiling to be able to complete our work and replace the Poly-B plumbing lines with copper.
Now that the Poly-B pipe is replaced, we clean up and restore your home to the way we found it! That means we:
This process takes approximately one weeks for us to complete depending on the amount of Poly-B pipe we find in your plumbing system.
Contact Always Plumbing & Heating at 780-489-8118 if you believe you have Poly-B piping and we can set up a time to assess and provide a quote on the cost to replace the Poly-B pipes in your home.