Althoff Industries, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Riser Replacement’

Understanding the Importance of Risers in Commercial Plumbing

Monday, May 27th, 2024

Maintaining a commercial building involves many intricate systems working together seamlessly. One of the most critical yet often overlooked components of a commercial plumbing system is the riser, also known as a riser main. These pipes transport water to the upper floors of a building, ensuring that all areas have adequate water pressure and supply. Risers age, and any business will eventually need to look into riser replacement.

We’re going to examine the importance of risers in commercial plumbing as well as the signs that indicate when riser replacement is necessary.

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We Offer Full Apartment and Condo Plumbing Services

Monday, June 27th, 2022

Althoff provides a wide range of plumbing services for businesses, and this includes extensive plumbing services for condominiums and apartment buildings. If you own an apartment or condominium complex, our team can help you make vital upgrades to the plumbing system, including new water heaters and replacing risers, to make your building more attractive to potential tenants and help with current tenant retention. We will not only keep your building up to the current codes, we can increase its energy efficiency and may even qualify you for LEED certification, which is even more attractive to potential tenants.

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Risers: What They Are, How to Know They Need Replacement

Monday, November 1st, 2021

At Althoff, we offer extensive commercial plumbing services to all types of buildings and facilities. You’ll find we offer plumbing services many other local contractors don’t—it’s why our motto is “Challenges accepted!”

One major challenge in commercial plumbing is handling multi-story buildings. Moving freshwater against gravity from one floor to another requires specialized plumbing devices and structures. One of the essential parts of the plumbing of multi-story structures is the risers. Plumbing in buildings simply can’t work without them. We offer riser replacement services for customers who need the best in office building plumbing in Chicago, IL.

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