How do I know if my home needs to be repiped?

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Signs Your Home Needs To Be Repiped


Repiping at your homeRepiping your home may be required depending on your circumstance. Many homes will eventually require some sort of repiping due to the pipes becoming old, and ceasing to function properly depending on the amount of use. Checking the status of your pipes is important as many people today have a tendency to take matters, such as plumbing, for granted. This is a mistake, as neglected pipe maintenance can eventually lead to disaster, that may be costly. Let’s now look at how to know when to replace your pipes to avoid complications.

One of the first signs that your pipes are in need of replacement, is when you turn your faucet all the way on, and stream of water comes out instead of a full-on blast of water. This lack of water pressure is a strong indicator that there may be something wrong with your pipes.

Another sign your pipes may be in trouble, that may be obvious to some, is the color of the water coming out of the tap. Often times with bad pipes, the faucet will be turned on, and you will have to wait for the rust to flush out before the water turns clear. As stated before, this is a more obvious sign, but no less important.

Having leaky pipes is a big sign of trouble caused by pipe corrosion. What often looks as though one pipe is culprit for the leak, it often turns out that many of your pipes are worn out and leaking. Corrosion is a common occurrence in homes with copper, or other metallic piping. Be sure to have a professional check all of your piping if you do see a leak somewhere. The last thing you want in your home, is to have many leaks wreaking havoc in areas that could have been prevented with proper maintenance.

Do you need to repipe your San Diego home? Call 1-800-anytyme at 760-477-2222 and schedule a service call immediately!

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