The Homeowners Consumer Center Ramps Up Its National Investigation Of Kitec Brass Fittings and Failures

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The Homeowners Consumer Center is conducting a national investigation involving a plumbing part known as a Kitec brass fitting, and the group would like to hear from homeowners or plumbers nationwide about their knowledge of this product, or of Kitec brass fitting plumbing failures. The group is saying, "while we are pleased at the progress of the Kitec litigation in Nevada, our worry is this exact same plumbing system has been used in residential homes, and subdivisions throughout the United States, and possibly Canada. We want to hear from homeowners in any state outside of Nevada who have had issues with failed Kitec brass fittings." Homeowners wishing more information can contact the Homeowners Consumer Center anytime at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at Http://HomeownersConsumerCenter.Com

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one of our biggest worries is that Kitec brass fittings were recalled in late 2004 or early 2005, yet homebuilders in Texas were still installing Kitec brass fittings in Texas as late as 2007. A full two years after the recall.

The Homeowners Consumer Center is ramping up its national investigation involving a plumbing part known as Kitec brass fittings. The specific focus of this investigation is homeowners who may have information, or plumbers who may have information about the Kitec plumbing brass fitting product, or failures of the Kitec brass fittings. Homeowners, or plumbers in all US States are the primary focus of this investigation. Any homeowner, or plumber with specific information about the Kitec brass fitting plumbing product used primarily in new residential homes prior to January 1st 2005, should contact the Homeowners Consumer Center immediately, at 866-714-6466, or contact the group via its web site at Http://HomeownersConsumerCenter.Com

The Homeowners Consumer Center is trying to discover if homeowners in any US state, other than Nevada, have had any problems or issues with the Kitec brass fitting plumbing product. The Homeowners Consumer Center has established that the Kitec brass fitting plumbing part was installed in new home subdivisions built throughout the US from 1999-2007. The Homeowners Consumer Center has also heard that the Kitec brass fitting plumbing part may have been installed in new homes throughout Canada. The Kitec plumbing system is a "Pex" (plastic pipe) type plumbing system with connections that are made of brass. It is the questions about the "Kitec brass fittings" that led to the Nevada Class Action (Case Number: A493302). The group is saying,"one of our biggest worries is that Kitec brass fittings were recalled in late 2004 or early 2005, yet homebuilders in Texas were still installing Kitec brass fittings in Texas as late as 2007. A full two years after the recall."

If a consumer purchased a new home anywhere in the US after 1999, and it has Kitec brass fittings, they should call the Homeowners Consumer Center. If a US homeowner has suffered a plumbing failure due to a Kitec brass fitting, they should contact the Homeowners Consumer Center immediately. If a plumber has specific information involving Kitec brass fittings they should contact the Homeowners Consumer Center (Http://HomeownersConsumerCenter.Com). Homeowners or plumbers can call the Homeowners Consumer Center anytime at 866-714-6466. If a homeowner is not sure what type of plumbing system they have in their new home, they should contact their home builder for specifics.

The Homeowners Consumer Center is a national leader in homeowner advocacy and information. Their web site is located at Http://HomeownersConsumerCenter.Com

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