Polybutylene (PB) Pipes
Polybutylene (PB) is a flexible piping used from approximately 1983 to 1995. Production was ceased in 1994 after scores of allegations surfaced claiming problems with the joints failing and causing property damage. The best places to check for polybutylene are the water supply feeds below sinks and toilets and at the water heaters.
The ability to obtain insurance with polybutylene plumbing present will be compromised