PLANNING TO REPIPE YOUR HOME? DO IT RIGHT
Repiping is a perplexing feature of a home that is best done by the repipe specialists. When to replace or repipe the home is a big decision. Repiping is one solution for many problems, but even repiping is a costly venture. Repiping done in a right manner can serve the home for decades or even more. Keeping this thought in the mind, let’s consider some of the signs that make you feel now is the time to call plumbers near New Castle, Pierce County and Snohomish County!
When water doesn’t seem right-
Presence of water can tell you more about its healthy state. When water has poor taste or it smells poor; or even be discolored or reddish, there is a chance that the pipes in the house that bring water to the taps are degrading. There can be any reason for this to happen. From corroded pipes to worse condition of the pipes or any hidden problem. By all means, it’s time to repipe as it may save you from major problems.
Water Pressure and Water Clog Issues
Water moves in two ways in the pipes; fresh water in to the house and waste water out of the house. Incoming of Fresh water relates to the water pressure in the pipes and outgoing of waste water relates to the clogging of water. If the water pressure has gone low in the taps or showers considerably over a noticeable period of time or you frequently witness clogs, or slow drains. Then its time to call repipe specialists!
Quality of pipes
Houses built in olden times have pipes made of galvanized steel- cast iron, Polybutylene pipes. Though galvanized pipes are durable, but they are prone to corrosion as they grow old. Whereas Polybutylene pipes are known for bursting. Hence, such quality of pipes has grown outdated now. During renovation, or for any problem when these pipes are encountered, feel it important to get your house repiped. This can save you from hazardous events.
Pipes like Copper /PEX pipes
Copper pipes or PEX pipes provide safe and proficient plumbing system. Copper pipes are ecofriendly as they can be recycled and optimal for plumbing because of its biostatic atmosphere. Therefore, it is difficult for bacteria to grow inside the pipe. It is corrosion resistant, even ultra violet rays have no effect on copper pipes. PEX is another name for cross linked polyethylene, is used for repiping and plumbing repairs. PEX is popular for its flexibility, fast installation with less connections and fitting accessories. It is chlorine and scale resistant. It is suitable for both extreme temperatures.
Once you begin to look for erroneous pipes of your house, you may find many outdated, corroded pipes in your house. Hire only licensed and professional workers to repipe your property. If you come across any of these signs, contact Repipe Masters. We’ll be there to look into your site further and advice you the best course of action.