The Importance of Re-piping Your Home
If you have your home re-piped, then a specialist will completely replace all of your existing hot and cold water pipes. IN this procedure, galvanized water pipes are replaced by copper pipes. Today, however, the option to use plastic polymers have been made available.
In this process, existing pipes in your home are replaced with new and superior copper pipes and fittings. Re-piping, though, is not limited to water pipes. Gas and sewer pipes can also be completely replaced.
The buildup of scale in a metallic piping system leads to many plumbing issues but since the scale build up cannot effectively be removed, it make it necessary for homeowners to have the entire plumbing system re-piped. So, the pipes remain scaled or corroded unless they are replaced.
Leaky pipes, wet foundation, drop in water pressure, bad water odor or taste, and rusty water clearly indicate that something is wrong with your piping system and therefore needs to be re-piped.
You will need to find a reliable re-piping company that can do the re-piping work in your home. An experienced company that uses new plumbing technologies and asks for a reasonable price is the best re-piping company to choose. A company that is licensed and bonded and has a good standing with the BBB is a good company to hire.
It will not take a long time for the best re-piping company to complete the job and the prices that they charge are very reasonable. Re-piping usually takes just one day. Re-piping specialists can charge you half the price than what a typical plumbing contractor who does not specialize in re-piping charge you. Re-piping specialists offer you quality materials and craftsmanship.
Holes are usually bored in your walls when re-piping is being done. These walls can easily be re-patched by an experienced and qualified technician so there will be no signs of the holes in the walls but you will see a smooth clean surface; they will also leave your house clean and neat. You don’t have to worry about your floors because they are protected and they will not leave your home until everything is cleaned up and in order.
If you re-pipe your entire plumbing system you will no longer have leaky pipes, your water will be clean and rust-free, you will have better volume and water flow, your water will taste better, etc.
So, even if you shower, wash dishes, water the lawn, do your laundry and use faucets at the same time, the water pressure is retained.
If you think that re-piping is too costly that’s why you are ignoring your plumbing problems then you are in for bigger problems. Re-piping is not as expensive as water damage restoration which you will need if you continue to ignore problems with your plumbing systems.