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

Signs Your Home Needs To Be Repiped

RepipePlumbing has a limited lifespan. At some point a home must be repiped. When plumbing problems begin to occur more often, there is an increased chance that the pipes are old and have to be replaced. As pipes age they can stop functioning properly resulting in plumbing problems within the home.This is the reason why plumbers are needed in order to check the health of the piping and determine if they need to be replaced. Fortunately there are signs that your home needs to be repiped.

Leaks are a big sign that your home may need repiping. They can be a sign of a small repair that needs to be done as well as a sign that your home needs to be repiped. Joints can become rusted and cause valves to fail which causes corrosion damage of the pipes.

Water that tastes strange is also a sign that your home’s pipes may have to be replaced. If this occurs, the problem must be looked at by a professional. Chances are, old pipes are to blame for bad tasting tap water.

Sediment in tap water is a definite sign that the home needs to be repiped. There are two ways to know if sediment is present in your water. Sometimes it is actually visible when you pour a glass of water or rust stains are present in your sink, bath, shower or toilet after use. Sediment means that the pipes have corroded and need replacing. Pipe corrosion can also cause a decrease in water pressure.

All in all, if you see any of these signs the best thing to do is call us. Only a professional can access the problem, make any repairs and replace pipes if needed. Our repiping service can have the plumbing in your home working efficiently again.

Do you need to repipe your Charlotte home? Call AAA City Plumbing at (704) 544-1909 and schedule a service call immediately!

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