Viking Windows 3000 Series – Class Action Lawsuit

Viking Windows 3000 Series – A Class action lawsuit review In 2007, a California state court certified proceedings regarding a class in a suit involving alleged leaking windows manufactured by a subsidiary of the popular manufacturer Pella Windows; Viking Windows 3000 Series. The plaintiffs’ counsel believed the Viking window defects affected around 100,000 homeowners in homes …

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Galvanized Piping – Defects

What is Galvanized Piping? In this article, we are going to discuss defects commonly associated galvanized piping. In specific, internal galvanized pipe corrosion and how it affects the plumbing system. We will also discuss galvanized pipe remedies. First, however, lets understand the product and discuss the basic history of Galvanized plumbing systems.  Galvanized piping is …

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Dezincification of Yellow Brass Fittings

What is Dezincification? In this article, we are going to be discussing the dezincification process, and its relation to yellow brass fittings found in pex plumbing systems. Yellow brass was the primary product used in pex plumbing systems (at the fittings) from the mid  1990’s, till about 2010. These types of fittings are susceptible due …

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Single Strand Aluminum Conductors, solid state aluminum wiring, solid state aluminum conductors

Single Strand Aluminum Wire

the history and description of single strand aluminum conductors           Since approximately 1965 and 1973, single strand aluminium conductors [single strand aluminum wires], or a.k.a. – solid state aluminum wiring [solid state aluminum conductors] was sometimes substituted for copper branch-circuit wiring in residential electrical systems due to the sudden escalating price …

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