How to Remove Pipe Insulation?

Answer Pipes are wrapped with insulation to help keep them from freezing in the winter or, in the case of cooling pipes, to keep them from dripping condensation in the summer. Pipe insulation may need to ... Read More »

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How to Seal Asbestos Pipe Insulation?

The use of asbestos has decreased significantly since the 1980s, when it was identified as a serious health risk. Sealing damaged asbestos pipe insulation is an extremely dangerous job, due to the ... Read More »

Can pipe insulation cause corrosion?

Pipe insulation can cause corrosion, particularly if the insulation is wet and the pipe work is subject to temperatures between 140 and 250 degrees Fahrenheit. The corrosion rate of steel beneath w... Read More »

Can I put insulation around the vent pipe on a hot water heater?

If you want to enclose the vent pipe you should replace it with B-vent. B-vent is a double wall vent pipe that is meant to be ran in concealed areas.B-vent requires less clearance but I suggest you... Read More »

What is used for wood stove pipe insulation?

Wood stove pipes are often insulated with mineral wool or other types of non-combustible materials. Polyurethane, cellulose, styrofoam and fiberglass insulation should not be used for wood stove pi... Read More »