Is It Time to Replace Your Pipes?
How to Tell if Your Home Needs Re-Piping
Pipe replacement or complete house re-piping is a massive but necessary project when your home needs it. At Paradigm Plumbing, we understand this can be an overwhelming and stressful task—that’s why a professional plumber will only suggest re-piping when your home meets the criteria for it. Eventually there will come a time where your plumbing will age past a point of no return. A simple pipe replacement or repairing won’t fixed an aged plumbing system overall. So, what can you do?
A whole house re-piping is both the safest and most efficient way to protect your home from leaks and water damage when your plumbing system has aged beyond its limit.
How do you know when to replace your piping? If you’re in the market for a new plumbing system, consider these tips to see if a complete house re-piping is right for you.
Your Pipes are Old
Up until the 1960s, galvanized steel pipes were often used for plumbing installation. While they were built to last, galvanized steel is prone to corrosion over time with a lifespan of 40 to 50 years. If you live in a home with a steel plumbing system, you are long overdue for an upgrade.
Today’s plumbing systems are comprised of copper or plastic piping; both of which are not prone to rust, corrosion, and the absorption of lead like their steel counterpart.
You Experience Frequent Leaks
An occasional leak in your piping is not necessarily a cause for concern. However, you should begin to worry about the quality of your home’s piping if you experience frequent leaks. If you’ve had to repair a significant number of leaks throughout the years, in different locations of your home, you might be due for a pining replacement.
You Find Water Discoloration
If you notice brown or yellow water or debris in your water supply, you likely have a major plumbing issue on your hands. Water discoloration is often a sign that the pipes in your home are corroding, allowing contaminants like sediment and rust seep into your water supply. While not inherently dangerous, sediment and rust can significantly impact the quality of your water, both its taste and smell.
Call the Professionals at Paradigm Plumbing
Piping Replacement and New Plumbing Installation Available
A complete home re-piping should only be done when it is absolutely necessary. An experience plumbing can determine whether or not a re-piping is right for your home. Our dedicated team of experts at Paradigm Plumbing offers pipe installation and replacement services and complete home re-piping services to residents of Palm Beach County and beyond. Should you decide to replace your pipes, we can help you find a solution that best fits your home’s needs and budget.
Ready to get started on your home re-piping project? For fast and professional plumbing service, give us a call today at 561-8419008 and learn more about what our team of expert plumbers can do for you. For emergency plumbing services, contact us at 561-535-0494.