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What is Kitec Plumbing/Kitec Pipe?
Kitec plumbing was an alternative to copper utilized in homes between 1995 and 2007. It was used for potable hot and cold water applications.
How Can I Tell If I Have Kitec Pipe?
Kitec Pipe should be inspected by a licensed, qualified plumber.
Kitec is characterized by it’s bright orange(for hot water applications) and blue (for cold water applications) color piping. It will also typically be marked with a brand name, such as Kitec, IPEX, PlumbBetter, and more.
If a brass fitting is visible, it may be stamped with Kitec or KTC.
Give us a call at (530)244-3275 and we will come out at no charge and give you a free written evaluation of your home’s plumbing system.
What is Wrong With Kitec Pipe?
The brass fittings designed to be used in Kitec systems were manufactured with a high zinc content. This high zinc content interacts with the water chemistry and slowly reduces the zinc content of the brass, which may result in catastrophic failure of the fittings, leading to possible flooding and water damage.
What Should I Do If My Home Has Kitec Pipe/Kitec Plumbing?
The best course of action is to re-plumb your home to get rid of the Kitec pipe/Kitec plumbing. Even if your system is currently functioning correctly, their have been numerous reports of catastrophic failures across the nation, leading flooding and water damage.
We specialize in Kitec Pipe removal and upgrading your home to safe, durable, and dependable plumbing system. Give us a call for a free in home evaluation of your plumbing system.