Q&A: Plastic vs Braided Risers

Q: Is there any advantage in replacing my plastic faucet risers (the hot / cold supply lines) with the newer braided steel type?

A: In our view there is a significant advantage. The plastic ones might be okay if they were installed by an experienced plumber, but they are prone to blowing off at the lower end or cracking in some circumstances. This can result in an expensive and inconvenient water damage insurance claims.

Same Great Company, Brand New Name

We are changing our name! We were having issues with copy cats using names that are confusingly similar to ours. As a result we decided to change our name and seek trademark protection for it.


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