Madison and Milwaukee, Pipes and Sewer Metamorphosis

Apr 12

Madison and Milwaukee, Pipes and Sewer Metamorphosis

Before the mid-20th century, the pipes used to connect homes to water mains were almost always made of lead. Madison ended that practice in 1928. Today, those old water pipes remain in use in just about every major city, except Madison.  Madison has been somewhat of a pioneer in the plight against lead pipes. Well over a decade ago, Madison began a new approach to...

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Best Practices for Lead Pipes and Homes in the Midwest

Mar 10

Best Practices for Lead Pipes and Homes in the Midwest

Lead pipes are a matter of contention, especially in older cities of the Midwest. While many cities have implemented programs to replace lead pipes in their own water systems, there is still reason for concern. The replacements in many cases don’t include the line from the home to the street. Traditionally, replacing those pipes has been the responsibility of the...

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Has Spring Sprung a Leak in Your Underground Piping?

May 29

Has Spring Sprung a Leak in Your Underground Piping?

Call Perma-Liner to Soak Up the Savings! Milwaukee, are your pipes in need of a Spring Makeover? The reasons pipes break underground can be varied.  Sometimes pipes are not installed properly and underground pressure causes breaks in the pipe or joints.  Roots can grow into pipe lines or freezing and thawing ground can cause pipes to shift. Let’s face it...

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