Why Re-pipe Your Home?
If you have your home re-piped, then a specialist will completely replace all of your existing hot and cold water pipes. The common method was to replace galvanized pipes copper pipes. Plastic polymers, however, are being used today and are increasing in popularity.
In this process, existing pipes in your home are replaced with new and superior copper pipes and fittings. This method is not only done with 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.
There are many things that you can observe to know that your home needs re-piping and this includes leaky pipes, wet foundation, drop in water pressure, bad odor or taste of water, and rusty water coming out of your faucet.
You will need to find a reliable re-piping company that can do the re-piping work in your home. Look for a company that has been in the business for a long time, that uses the latest in plumbing technology and offers services at a very reasonable price. Choose a licensed and bonded company that has good standing with the Better business Bureau.
The best re-piping company can finish the job in the shortest possible time and give you the best possible prices. It won’t take more than a day to re-pipe you whole house. You can save more if you choose a re-piping specialist over a typical plumber since a specialist can do the job at half the price the plumber who does not specialize in re-piping will charge you. With a re-piping specialist, you are assured that they provide you with excellent quality of 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.
You will have good water pressure even if you use it in different parts of your home at the same time.
Don’t ignore problems in your pipes because re-piping is too costly. If you do, you will soon find yourself facing water damage which is far more expensive to restore than the expense of re-piping.