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This corrosion and water damage is being caused by a loose faucet. Water is spilling under the loose faucet and running down the supply pipes to the base of the cabinet. Left in this condition, the base of the cabinet will eventually rot. The faucet will likely have to be replaced.
Polybutylene (Poly-B) piping was installed in homes from the late 70’s to the late 90’s. Due to failures, primarily in the southern United States involving first generation Poly-B systems, insurance company requirements for Poly-B varies. Always check with your insurance broker before removing subjects to ensure you can get home insurance. The copper fittings shown here will generally satisfy insurance companies.