Frequently Asked Questions

Although it is possible, it is not recommended, and your insurance company may deny you coverage. The Poly B Plumbing Guys use only ticketed plumbers, and we pull permits on every job. The job is inspected by the city and you will receive a copy of the closed permit as well as our “Certificate of Completion”. These documents will satisfy your insurer.

The typical duration for the entire Poly B Plumbing Guys process, commencing from start to finish, generally spans 10 to 12 days.

We start in your mechanical room and follow the lines to where they end up at a plumbing fixture. This involves cutting holes in your drywall to remove the existing drywall and properly attach the new lines we install.

 Poly B piping was used in residential construction from the early 1980’s until it was banned in 1998. It is easy to tell if you have it in your home by looking in your mechanical room. If you see approximately 1″ Grey Pipe your home has Poly B. Contact us today for a quote!

There are a few factors that will affect the cost such as style, (Bungalow, split-level or 2 story), the size of your home, if your basement is developed and the number of “plumbing fixtures” in your home. That being said 90% of our complete package jobs land between $10,000 and $12,500.

The Poly B Guys offers a complete replacement and restoration service. We remove all of the Poly B and replace it with Pex including new shut off valves for all sinks and toilets, new hammer arrestor valves for dishwasher and laundry and new Frost Free bibs for your exterior taps. We then do all of the drywall repairs including ceiling texture and painting.

We offer a wide range of renovation services that include: 

  • Pipe replacement
  • Protection
  • Dust control
  • Removing existing drywall and Poly B plumbing
  • Replacing drywall and paint 

If you want to protect your home from leaks and water damage of varying severity, removing Poly B in your home is imperative. Although you may deem it an inconvenience, we can assure you that our skilled and experienced team will remove it promptly, so your home can be maintained without the threat of water damage! 

Because homes that were built using Poly B plumbing are now 30-40 years old, these pipes have well outlived their life expectancy. The chemicals used in our water supply are proven to deteriorate Poly B over time so it’s litterally not a matter of if, but when. For this reason many insurance companies will not issue new policies on homes that contain Poly B plumbing. Furthermore, many insurance companies are now cancelling and/or not renewing policies for current clients that have Poly B plumbing in their homes.