Tuesday, May 3, 2016
Why Call Edmonton Plumbers to Replace Your Cardboard Sewer Lines
The end of the Second World War was characterised by rapid industrialisation that resulted in the introduction of various exciting plumbing materials. One such product that Canadian homeowners used were the Orangeburg pipes, which were made of wood pulp that was sealed with hot pitch. The principal motivation behind the use of coal tar-impregnated wood fibre was its non-corrosive nature. Also, a lot of metal was used in making ammunition and warcraft, which meant that alternative materials had to be used in plumbing. However, the problems that have resulted from the installation of cardboard pipes have left many homeowners and Edmonton plumbers in awe. The following are the top reasons why homeowners are now replacing these types of pipes with modern alternatives, particularly if the house is old.